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Wiggins withdraws as Groenewegen leads

Sir Bradley Wiggins dropped out of the Tour de Yorkshire during the first stage as Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dylan Groenewegen took the overall lead. The four-time Olympic champion – riding as part of his build-up to the 2016 Olympics – pulled ...

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Wiggins withdraws as Groenewegen leads

Sir Bradley Wiggins dropped out of the Tour de Yorkshire during the first stage as Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dylan Groenewegen took the overall lead. The four-time Olympic champion – riding as part of his build-up to the 2016 Olympics – pulled ...

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Yates not suspended despite failed test

British cyclist Simon Yates will not be provisionally suspended despite failing an in-competition drugs test. Yates tested positive for terbutaline last month, with his Orica-GreenEdge team blaming an “administrative error” over the use of an asthma inhaler. The sport’s governing ...

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Yates not suspended despite failed test

British cyclist Simon Yates will not be provisionally suspended despite failing an in-competition drugs test. Yates tested positive for terbutaline last month, with his Orica-GreenEdge team blaming an “administrative error” over the use of an asthma inhaler. The sport’s governing ...

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Home Tour a dream come true – Armistead

Media playback is not supported on this device Lizzie Armitstead says it will be a “dream come true” to ride in the world champion’s rainbow jersey when the women’s Tour de Yorkshire departs her home town of Otley on Saturday. ...

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British cyclist Yates fails drugs test

British cyclist Simon Yates has failed an in-competition drugs test – with his team blaming an “administrative error” over the use of an asthma inhaler. Orica-GreenEdge said they took “full responsibility for the mistake” and there was “no wrongdoing” by ...

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Thomas slips back in Tour of Romandie

Britain’s Geraint Thomas slipped from third to 14th after the second stage of the six-day Tour de Romandie in Switzerland. The 29-year-old Welshman finished 19th on the second stage, leaving him 54 seconds behind overall leader Nairo Quintana of Colombia. ...

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British Cycling denies kit sale claims

British Cycling has denied that any kit or equipment provided by UK Sport has been given away or sold on for profit. It follows the start of an investigation into claims official kit, including a high-performance bike, was available to ...

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Kennaugh sorry for 'get over it' tweet

Double British road race champion Peter Kennaugh has apologised to Emma Pooley over comments he made as part of the ongoing sexism row in British cycling. Former world time trial champion Pooley claimed British Cycling – investigating claims of sexism ...

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British Cycling probes kit sales claims

British Cycling has been told to conduct an urgent investigation into allegations official kit – including a high-performance bike – is being sold online for profit. UK Sport ordered the investigation to “protect our investment in all sports on the ...

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