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Nike stands by Armstrong after he loses titles
Nike stands by Armstrong after he loses titles

US sporting goods giant Nike was one of several sponsors sticking by Lance Armstrong on Friday after the US Anti-Doping Agency stripped the cycling legend of his record seven Tour de France titles.

Nike stands by Armstrong after he loses titles
Cycling: Vinokourov will sell his bike for $50,000
Cycling: Vinokourov will sell his bike for $50,000

The starting price of Vinokourov's Olympic bicycle will make $50,000 at the auction.

Cycling: Vinokourov will sell his bike for $50,000
Aleksandre Vinokourov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
British media did not apologize to Vinokourov

British media still has not apologized to Aleksandre Vinokourov for calling him a “Nowhere Man” after his victory in the race at the London Olympics.

British media did not apologize to Vinokourov
Daily Mail takes a blow from nowhere
Revenge for Vino From Nowhere

The stunning victory of Aleksandre Vinokourov at London Olympics-2012 caused a heated discussion in British and international tabloids as well as among Internet users.

Revenge for Vino From Nowhere
Cycling: Vinokourov failed to win second Olympic medal
Cycling: Vinokourov failed to win second Olympic medal

Alexandre Vinokourov, London Olympic champion of the men’s road race, came 23rd in the individual time trial on August 1.

Cycling: Vinokourov failed to win second Olympic medal
Sary-Arka Cycling track in Astana. Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Cycling: Astana to host 2014 Asian Road and Track Cycling Championship

Nursultan Nazarbayev and Pat McQuaid, president of International Cycling Union, met in Astana recently.

Cycling: Astana to host 2014 Asian Road and Track Cycling Championship
Cycling: Vinokourov will auction out his Olympic gold-winning bicycle
Cycling: Vinokourov will auction out his Olympic gold-winning bicycle

Alexandre Vinokourov is going to bring the bicycle he rode at the Olympics back to Astana, Kazakhstan, and put it up for auction.

Cycling: Vinokourov will auction out his Olympic gold-winning bicycle
Cycling: Vinokourov will race in individual time trial
Cycling: Vinokourov will race in individual time trial

Kazakhstan professional cyclist Aleksandr Vinokourov will race for one more Olympic gold medal in the individual time trial on August 1.

Cycling: Vinokourov will race in individual time trial
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Nazarbayev congratulated Vinokourov on gold at Olympics-2012

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a congratulatory telegram to the cyclist Aleksandre Vinokourov, who won gold at London Olympics-2012.

Nazarbayev congratulated Vinokourov on gold at Olympics-2012
Olympics: Vinokourov stuns Britons in road race
Olympics: Vinokourov stuns Britons in road race

Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan claimed an unexpected but deserved win in the men's Olympic road race Saturday, wrecking Mark Cavendish's hopes of delivering a first gold of the Games for the hosts.

Olympics: Vinokourov stuns Britons in road race
Photo courtesy of "Astana" cycling team official website
Cycling: Astana moved down in UCI rating after Tour de France

Kazakhstan Astana cycling team has moved one line down, and is ranked sixth in the UCI rating now.

Cycling: Astana moved down in UCI rating after Tour de France
Cycling: History-maker Wiggins wins Tour de France
Cycling: History-maker Wiggins wins Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins has been crowned Britain's first Tour de France champion, becoming an instant sporting hero at home just ahead of the London Olympics -- in which he hopes to star again.

Cycling: History-maker Wiggins wins Tour de France
Cycling: Astana is ranked fifth in UCI rating
Cycling: Astana is ranked fifth in UCI rating

Kazakhstan's Astana cycling team has retained the fifth line in Union Cycliste International (UCI) rating.

Cycling: Astana is ranked fifth in UCI rating
Photo courtesy of fedpress.ru
Almaty is looking forward to new bikeways

Almaty city authorities are planning to construct new cycle lanes in Almaty.

Almaty is looking forward to new bikeways
Cycling: Vinokourov commented Astana cycling team's Giro d’Italia race
Cycling: Vinokourov commented Astana cycling team's Giro d’Italia race

Alexandre Vinokourov commented Astana team’s performance in Giro d’Italia race and gave them a B.

Cycling: Vinokourov commented Astana cycling team's Giro d’Italia race
Janez Brajkovic. Photo courtesy of proteam-astana.com
Cycling: Astana cyclist Janez Brajkovic won Slovenia Tour race

Kazakhstan Astana team cyclist, Slovenian Janez Brajkovic, won the Slovenia Tour marathon race.

Cycling: Astana cyclist Janez Brajkovic won Slovenia Tour race
Enrico Gasparotto. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Cycling: Gasparotto is the best Astana cyclist at the ninth stage of Giro d’Italia race

Italian Enrico Gasparotto became the best cyclist of Astana team after the ninth stage of Giro d’Italia marathon cycling race.

Cycling: Gasparotto is the best Astana cyclist at the ninth stage of Giro d’Italia race
Cycling: Astana cyclist won 7th stage of Giro d’Italia race
Cycling: Astana cyclist won 7th stage of Giro d’Italia race

Italian Paolo Tiralongo from Astana cycling team won the seventh stage of Giro d’Italia 2012 marathon cycling race.

Cycling: Astana cyclist won 7th stage of Giro d’Italia race
Roman Kreuziger. ©REUTERS
Cycling: Kreuziger will lead Astana in Giro d’Italia-2012

Roman Kreuziger will lead Astana cycling team in the marathon cycling race Giro d’Italia 2012.

Cycling: Kreuziger will lead Astana in Giro d’Italia-2012
Maksim Iglinskiy. ©Danial Okassov
Cycling: Iglinskiy wishes to win Tour de France stage

Kazakhstan Astana team cyclist Maksim Iglinskiy wishes to win a Tour de France stage.

Cycling: Iglinskiy wishes to win Tour de France stage