Olympic gold medallist Dani King could cycle for Wales at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, having previously represented England.
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French cyclist Yoann Offredo says he suffered a broken nose when he was assaulted with a baseball bat and box cutter while training.
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Alejandro Valverde wins his fourth Liege-Bastogne-Liege as tributes are held in memory of Michele Scarponi, who died on Saturday.
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• Italian rider, 37, died after being struck by vehicle while training
• Team Astana: this is a tragedy too big to be written
The Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has died at the age of 37 after being struck by a van while training.
Scarponi had returned home to Filottrano in the province of Ancona, after finishing fourth during the Tour of the Alps in Trento on Friday afternoon. Team Astana announced the rider’s death in a statement on Saturday morning, saying it was a “tragedy too big to be written”.
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Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies aged 37 after being involved in a collision with a van during a training ride.
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Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas wins the Tour of the Alps, becoming the first British rider to do so.
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Recommendations aimed at improving athletes’ welfare are published as part of a major independent report into British sport.
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Multiple BMX and track world champion Shanaze Reade retires from competitive cycling.
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Simon Yates will contest the 2017 Tour de France after missing last year’s event because of a failed drugs test.
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British Cycling announces an independent review into its medical practices after it was criticised in an anti-doping investigation.
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• National governing body acts after being criticised for lax record-keeping
• Dr Rod Jaques to deliver report on British Cycling in June
British Cycling has announced a review into its medical practices following the criticism it received as part of UK Anti-Doping’s investigation.
The national governing body and road racing off-shoot Team Sky were heavily criticised for lax record-keeping as the investigation focused on the contents of a package delivered to Team Sky in France at the end of the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné.
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Lizzie Deignan finishes second behind Anna van der Breggen for the second time in as many races at La Fleche Wallonne.
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Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas takes the lead in the Tour of the Alps after winning Stage Three in Italy.
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Olympic champion Elinor Barker praises under fire British Cycling following her victory at the Track Cycling World Championships
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Briton Lizzie Deignan finishes second behind team-mate Anna van der Breggen in the Amstel Gold Race in the Netherlands.
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• Barker wins third medal of championships after two silvers
• Great Britain team under par in sprint and team pursuit events
What with inquiries, allegations, leaks, Jiffy bags and a sense of crisis after crisis, the months after Rio have not been a typical post‑Olympic period for British Cycling, and the world championships during the past week were not typical fare either, in spite of a haul of five medals. These included a gold for Elinor Barker on Sunday in the points race, the second after Katie Archibald’s triumph earlier in the week in the omnium.
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