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Elia Viviani secures awesome foursome of Giro d’Italia 2018 stage wins

• Simon Yates remains safely in pink jersey after stage 17• Sam Bennett second on stage, Niccolo Bonifazio thirdElia Viviani sprinted to his fourth victory of this year’s Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, and Simon Yates maintained his hold on the leader’s p…

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Giro d’Italia: Simon Yates keeps lead as Elia Viviani wins sprint finish

Britain’s Simon Yates retains his overall lead at the Giro d’Italia after a wet sprint finish to stage 17 in Iseo.

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Giro d’Italia 2018: Elia Viviani wins stage 17 – as it happened

Italian sprinter wins his fourth stage to all but claim the points competition as overall leader Simon Yates stays in the lead 4.36pm BST You’ll presumably be wanting this. 4.14pm BST That was hectic stuff, with plenty of action before an excellent spr…

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Charlie Tanfield and Ethan Hayter added to GB track cycling team

World and Commonwealth pursuit champion Charlie Tanfield is added to the GB cycling team along with Ethan Hayter.

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Simon Yates retains Giro lead after limiting Dumoulin damage in time trial

• British rider keeps pink jersey with lead of 56 seconds• Australia’s Rohan Dennis wins stage 16 time trialFive days from the finish in Rome and with three mountain stages remaining, Simon Yates is within grasping distance of becoming the first Briton…

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Yates retains Giro lead after pivotal time trial

Britain’s Simon Yates produces a fine time trial to limit his losses on Tom Dumoulin and retain his grip on the Giro d’Italia.

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Simon Yates holds on to Giro d’Italia lead in stage 16 time trial – as it happened

British rider stays 56sec ahead of DumoulinRohan Dennis wins stage with strong ride 4.42pm BST Right. That’s me done for the afternoon. Stay on the site for William Fotheringham’s report and analysis, on a day when that Simon Yates moved another step c…

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What would get you on your bike? Here’s a chance to change your streets | Laura Laker

More walking and cycling would improve everything from the UK’s air quality to its health. The government is listening – send a messageImagine if, with an email, you could help to start a national conversation about cleaning up the air where you live, …

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Let’s Ride 2018: City/town centre streets closing for British Cycling events

British Cycling is bringing you the chance to cycle around traffic-free streets of some UK cities and towns with the 2018 ‘Let’s Ride’ events.

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Simon Yates and Tom Dumoulin set for time trial battle that could decide Giro

• Yates takes 2min 11sec lead into Tuesday’s time trial• Dumoulin says Yates’s climbing strength gives him overall edgeSince the 2018 Giro d’Italia route was announced last November, one day has loomed large: Tuesday 22 May, date of the 34.5km time tri…

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Giro d’Italia: Simon Yates extends lead with fine solo win on stage 15

Britain’s Simon Yates rides to a brilliant solo win on stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia to extend his overall lead.

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Simon Yates increases Giro d’Italia lead with stunning stage 15 victory

• Yates takes his third stage win of 2018 Giro after solo attack • British rider has lead of 2min 11sec over Tom DumoulinSimon Yates made it a hat-trick of wins in the Giro d’Italia on the 15th stage and the British rider consolidated his overall lead …

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Giro d’Italia 2018: Simon Yates strengthens lead with sensational stage 15 win – as it happened

Simon Yates won his third stage of the tour, lengthening his lead on defending champion Tom Dumoulin 4.28pm BST That concludes what has been a fantastic weekend at the Giro, and especially for Simon Yates. Tomorrow is a well-earned rest day, but the ti…

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Tour of California: Adam Yates narrowly misses podium place

Britain’s Adam Yates could not reduce the two seconds he needed to seal a podium spot at the Tour of California.

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Giro d’Italia: Chris Froome can still win title despite deficit, says Sir Dave Brailsford

Chris Froome can win the Giro d’Italia despite being three minutes off the pace, says Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford.

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Chris Froome speeds to stage victory as Simon Yates extends Giro d’Italia lead

• Thrilling finale sees Team Sky cyclist triumph by six seconds • Yates takes bonus for second place and extends overall leadOn the top of what is billed as the hardest climb in World Tour cycling, the Giro d’Italia entered its final week with the stan…

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