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Hinault's comments about Froome 'irresponsible and ill-informed'

Five-time Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault’s call for riders to strike in this year’s race in protest against Chris Froome are “irresponsible and ill-informed”, say Team Sky. Froome returned an adverse drugs test during last year’s Vuelta a Espana ...

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Yates to lead Mitchelton-Scott's Tour de France challenge

Britain’s Adam Yates will lead Australian team Mitchelton-Scott’s challenge at the Tour de France, with the aim of finishing on the podium. Yates, 25, who will be making his third appearance at the race, was the best young rider in ...

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Quick-Step win Adriatica Ionica opening stage

Quick-Step Floors won the team time-trial on the opening stage of the inaugural Adriatica Ionica to put Elia Viviani into the leader’s jersey. The five-stage race in Italy has been added to the calendar this year as another warm-up for ...

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Porte takes Tour de Suisse title

Australian Richie Porte won the Tour de Suisse as BMC team-mate Stefan Kung took time-trial victory in the final stage in Bellinzona. Switzerland’s Kung, 24, was the only rider to complete the 34.1km course in under 40 minutes. He finished ...

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Women's Tour: Coryn Rivera takes overall victory as Lotta Lepisto wins stage five

American Coryn Rivera won the 2018 Women’s Tour as Finland’s Lotta Lepisto sprinted to victory on the final stage from Dolgellau to Colwyn Bay. Cervelo-Bigla rider Lepisto crossed the line first, with Italy’s Giorgia Bronzini second and the Netherlands’ Marianne ...

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Women's Tour: Denmark's Amalie Dideriksen wins stage four for first victory of 2018

Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen timed her sprint to perfection to win stage four of the Women’s Tour in Worcester – her first individual victory of 2018. The Boels-Dolmans rider crossed the line ahead of Lotta Lepisto and 2014 champion Marianne Vos, ...

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Australia's Roy wins stage three of Women's Tour

Australia’s Sarah Roy sprinted to victory to win stage three of the Women’s Tour in Leamington Spa. The Mitchelton-Scott rider held off the challenge of Giorgia Bronzini and 2014 champion Marianne Vos, with the pair finishing second and third respectively ...

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Women's Tour: Coryn Rivera wins stage two to move into overall lead

American Coryn Rivera edged out Marianne Vos in a thrilling sprint finish to win stage two and move into the overall lead of the Women’s Tour. A reduced peloton contested the sprint after a late climb on the 145km stage, ...

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RideLondon-Surrey 2018: New 19-mile event added for younger/newer cyclists

Media playback is not supported on this device Younger and newer cyclists are being given an opportunity to take part in RideLondon-Surrey 2018 with the launch of a new 19-mile event. The new ride – which is open to people ...

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D'Hoore wins Women's Tour first stage – three weeks after breaking collarbone

Belgium’s Jolien D’Hoore won the first stage of the Women’s Tour just three weeks after breaking her collarbone. A sprint finish saw the Mitchelton-Scott rider, 28, win in a time of three hours 14 minutes 39 seconds. Ale Cipollini’s Marta ...

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