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European Track Championships 2017: Britain's Elinor Barker and Ellie Dickinson win madison gold

British pair Elinor Barker and Ellie Dickinson won gold in the madison on the final day of the European Track Championships in Berlin. Olympic team pursuit champion Barker, 23, and Dickinson, 19, took the title on the final sprint. Welsh ...

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European Track Championships 2017: Katie Archibald defends omnium title to win second gold

Britain’s Katie Archibald successfully defended her European omnium title to win her second gold of the Track Championships in Berlin. The reigning omnium world champion won both the tempo and elimination races to lead going into the final event. The ...

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European Track Championships 2017: Katie Archibald wins women's individual pursuit

Britain’s Olympic champion Katie Archibald won her second medal of the European Track Championships in Berlin with gold in the individual pursuit. The 23-year-old defending champion beat Poland’s Justyna Kaczkowska to take her tally to 11 European medals. She dominated ...

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Wiggins' 'mystery package' doctor quits British Cycling

The doctor who received a ‘mystery package’ for Sir Bradley Wiggins in 2011 has resigned from British Cycling because of ill health. Dr Richard Freeman is part of separate investigations by British Cycling and UK Anti Doping (Ukad) but has ...

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Froome to 'test out' 2018 Tour de France cobbles

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome plans to ride the cobbled section of next year’s route to help prepare for the race. The 2018 Tour, which runs from 7-29 July, features 22km of cobbled road on stage nine from ...

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La Course 2018: Women's race reverts to one-day event

La Course by the Tour de France will revert to a one-day event for the fifth edition of the women’s race in 2018. The 2017 edition, won by Dutch rider Annemiek van Vleuten, was held over two days, comprising a ...

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Tour de France 2018 will be a massive challenge – Froome

Chris Froome says he faces a “massive challenge” to win his fifth Tour de France, as the route for the 2018 race was announced on Tuesday. The 105th edition will run from 7 to 29 July and be the shortest ...

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Track star Archibald to join road racing team

Scottish cyclist Katie Archibald will join road racing team Wiggle High5 in 2018. Archibald, 23, will still compete on the track, but hopes to add road racing honours to her list of accomplishments. “I’ve joined Wiggle High5 to take the ...

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Jason Kenny: Six-time Olympic champion returns after secret retirement

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s joint most-successful Olympian Jason Kenny has revealed he secretly retired after Rio 2016 but has now reversed his decision. The six-time gold medallist said he “stepped away” from track cycling because ...

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Commonwealth Games 2022: Birmingham bid backed by Government

Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been officially backed by the government. The cost of staging the event is expected to be at least £750m – which would be the most expensive sports event in Britain since ...

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