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Dec 09

Bradley Wiggins misses his target time on indoor rowing debut – video

Bradley Wiggins made his rowing debut competing in the Open Men 2km at the British Indoor Championships on Saturday. The former cyclist came 21st in the event and well over his six minute and five second targetBradley Wiggins’ Olympic rowing bid hits r…

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Dec 09

Bradley Wiggins’ Olympics rowing bid hits rocks on indoor debut

• Sir Bradley Wiggins finished 21st in the 2km event at Indoor Championships • The ex-cyclist finished well over his six minute and five second targetFive-time Olympic cycling champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has been backed to try again after his rowing d…

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Dec 08

Team Sky’s Thomas to listen to other offers

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas will listen to offers from other teams as he aims to establish himself as a leader in Grand Tours.

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Dec 06

Luke Rowe: Cyclist returns but knows another injury could end his career

Welsh cyclist Luke Rowe is back in training four months after a career-threatening injury.

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Dec 06

BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero 2017: Cycling volunteer Mandy Parker wins Yorkshire award

Mandy Parker, who goes above and beyond with her contributions to cycling in the community, wins the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award for Yorkshire.

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Dec 05

Wiggins’ reputation ‘must be reinstated’ – Cookson

Sir Bradley Wiggins should have his reputation “reinstated” following unproven doping allegations over a mystery package, a former world cycling chief says.

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Dec 05

Sagan and UCI agree to end dispute over Tour disqualification

Peter Sagan ends his dispute with cycling’s world governing body over his 2017 Tour de France disqualification.

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Dec 05

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Mark Cavendish wants to compete in four-day race

Former world champion Mark Cavendish “definitely” wants to race in next year’s four-day Tour de Yorkshire, which will finish in Leeds on 6 May.

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Dec 03

Archibald & Dickinson win madison gold at World Cup

Great Britain win four medals on the final day of the Track World Cup in Canada, as Katie Archibald and Eleanor Dickinson take gold in the madison.

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Dec 01

Tracking Cycling World Cup: Britain’s Katie Archibald wins points gold

Britain’s Katie Archibald wins gold in the points race of the Track Cycling World Cup in Canada, with Mark Stewart taking silver in the men’s event.

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Nov 30

Giro d’Italia backs down in Israel row over calling start ‘west Jerusalem’

Israeli ministers had threatened to drop backing for cycling race, scheduled to begin in Israel, if wording did not changeThe Giro d’Italia appears to have backed down in a row with Israeli ministers over its labelling of the major European cycling tou…

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Nov 29

Chris Froome to race in Giro d’Italia 2018 as he eyes ‘new motivation’

Britain’s Chris Froome will race in next year’s Giro d’Italia as he attempts to win a third Grand Tour in a row.

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Nov 29

Chris Froome to ride Giro d’Italia in attempt at Grand Tour clean sweep

• ‘This year gives me confidence I can target both Giro and Tour de France’• Giro comes before Froome will attempt to secure a fifth Tour titleIn a brief video message at the launch of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, Chris Froome confirmed he will bid …

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Nov 24

Use of TUEs negate an intrinsic part of sport – the overcoming of exhaustion | Richard Williams

Eradicating exemptions seems fairer than allowing athletes to use artificial means of lifting themselves back up to their natural level of performanceIn more optimistic times, the news that Dr Michele Ferrari’s appeal against a doping conviction was tu…

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Nov 23

Jason & Laura Kenny among GB podium riders

Jason and Laura Kenny are both named among 35 podium riders by British Cycling for the 2017-18 period.

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Nov 22

Liam Phillips: Former BMX world champion retires from the sport

Britain’s former BMX world champion Liam Phillips retires from the sport after failing to recover from “career ending” injuries.

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