Category Archive: Cycling

Cycling News

Apr 16

World Track Cycling Championships: Elinor Barker wins world points race gold

Elinor Barker wins Britain’s second gold medal of the Track Cycling World Championships with victory in the women’s points race.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39613095

Apr 16

Track Cycling World Championships: Brilliant Barker wins world points race

Britain’s Elinor Barker wins the points race at the world championships in Hong Kong beating America’s Sarah Hammer into second, with Dutch rider Kirsten Wild in third.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39613292

Apr 16

Australian Ashlee Ankudinoff claims cycling world championship silver

  • 26-year-old finishes seven seconds behind Chloe Dygert
  • Australia women’s madison team wins bronze

Ashlee Ankudinoff rode to the individual pursuit silver medal and her sixth career world championships medal at the cycling track world championships in Hong Kong.

The 26-year-old was beaten by seven seconds by American Chloe Dygert, but Ankudinoff was still happy with the result and her second silver medal of the week.

Related: Australia’s ‘Rio Nine’ free to go after fine paid by local TV producer

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/16/australian-ashlee-ankudinoff-claims-cycling-world-championship-silver

Apr 15

Track Cycling World Championships: GB win silver in women’s madison

Great Britain’s Elinor Barker and Emily Nelson win silver in the inaugural women’s world championship madison.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39608840

Apr 15

Track Cycling Worlds: Elinor Barker & Emily Nelson win madison silver

Elinor Barker and Emily Nelson win a historic madison silver for Great Britain at the World Track Cycling Championships in Hong Kong.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39609308

Apr 15

Track Cycling World Championships: Katie Archibald misses medal in pursuit

Britain’s Katie Archibald misses out on a medal ride in the individual pursuit at the Track Cycling World Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39608192

Apr 15

Sporting children of champions: ‘I’ve always had a need for speed’

From Freddie Hunt to Chris Eubank Jr, the offspring of sports stars often end up competing, too. Is the name a help or a hindrance?

Freddie Hunt, 29, is a professional racing driver. He is the son of 1976 Formula One world champion James Hunt.

My name has got me drives. But a name will get you only so far

My dad said, pick a sport where you can make money without having to be punched in the face

I’m not far off my mum in a lot of the distances now, to be honest

With a name like mine, many people assumed I was on a fast track to the top

My dad was the best in his time. I wasn’t going to beat him and I didn’t want to. It wasn’t a competition

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/apr/15/sporting-children-champions-speed-freddie-hunt

Apr 14

I did nothing to be ashamed of at British Cycling – Cookson

The head of cycling’s world governing body Brian Cookson says he did nothing to be “ashamed of or concerned about” during his tenure at British Cycling.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39604454

Apr 14

Katie Archibald wins omnium gold at World Track Championships

• ‘For it to happen the way it did was very confusing emotionally’
• 23-year-old survives late scare to hold on to victory

Katie Archibald thought she had blown it before claiming her first Track Cycling World Championships individual title with victory in the omnium on Friday’s third day.

The 23-year-old from Milngavie won the opening two of four disciplines, but was clinging on by the end of the concluding points race. She finished the day elated, wearing a world champion’s rainbow jersey to complement her shock of pink hair.

Related: Elinor Barker takes World Championship silver in scratch race

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/14/laura-jason-kenny-considering-retirement-cycling

Apr 14

Archibald wins first gold for GB – highlights & report

Britain’s Katie Archibald wins gold in the women’s omnium at the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39598821

Apr 14

Track Cycling World Championships: Katie Archibald wins women’s omnium gold

Watch Britain’s Katie Archibald win gold in the women’s omnium at the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39600379

Apr 14

Jason Kenny considering retirement, says wife Laura

Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny could retire before the next Games, says his wife and fellow cyclist Laura Kenny.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39600840

Apr 14

Jason Kenny considering retirement, says wife Laura

Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny will decide in the next few months whether to retire, wife and fellow cyclist Laura tells BBC Sport.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39600308

Apr 14

Geraint Thomas: Team Sky cyclist has ‘moral’ concern over TUEs

Geraint Thomas says he feels morally obliged not to use therapeutic use exemptions unless they are medically necessary.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/39579608

Apr 14

Geraint Thomas: Welsh cyclist on the Giro d’Italia, TUEs and Bradley Wiggins

In the build-up to the Giro d’Italia, Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas talks about his leadership hopes, and stance on the use of TUEs.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/39596573

Apr 13

Track Cycling World Championships: Azizul Awang’s inspiring keirin win

Malaysian track cyclist Azizul Awang wins the keirin title at the 2017 world championships in Hong Kong six years on from an horrific injury that almost ended his career.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39589793

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