Experience the spirit of the Tour de France at ancient Olympia

Have you ever dreamed of participating in the Tour de France? On April 1, 2023, amateur riders from Greece and around the globe will gather at Ancient Olympia to take part in the inaugural edition of "L'Étape Greece," the latest in the international series of the legendary Tour de France, the world's oldest and most prestigious bicycle race.

Norway’s Foss wins cycling world time-trial crown

Norway's Tobias Foss pulled off a huge upset to dethrone two-time defending champion Filippo Ganna and claim a maiden time-trial title at cycling's road world championships in Australia on Sept. 18.

The 25-year-old conquered the 34.2-kilometer circuit in 40 minutes 02.78 seconds to edge Swiss powerhouse Stefan Kung by 2.95 seconds.

Bike sharing expanding to the countryside

Banovci – Slovenians are increasingly embracing bike share schemes, which have so far been mostly available in cities. Now, the popular rental service is expanding to the rural Prlekija region in the north-east of the country as part of the project Bike Chain in the Countryside. Both regular and e-bikes will be available.

Some 1,200 cyclists compete in 1st Ankara Gran Fondo

The Turkish capital Ankara has hosted its first Gran Fondo, a long-distance road bike race for amateur cyclists with or without a license, in which some 1,200 cyclists from 25 countries competed on two different tracks.

The races, conducted with the support of the country's Youth and Sports Ministry and Ankara Governor's Office, started in Anıttepe and ended at Lake Mogan.