Davis Cup: Kazakhstan beats Italy in 1st round

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Kazakhstan completed a 3-2 win over Italy in their Davis Cup first round match Sunday as Alexander Nedovesov upset Italian No. 1 Fabio Fognini in the deciding rubber. Host team Kazakhstan bounced back from 2-1 down after Saturday’s doubles to reach the quarterfinals for the third year in a row and[…]

Tour winner Nibali: Astana license case ‘all about politics’

ROME (AP) — Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali believes the UCI’s request to withdraw the WorldTour license of his Astana team following a string of doping cases is a political move. “My opinion is that it’s all about politics. It’s not anything to do with the riders,” Nibali told Italian state TV Rai before[…]