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Gaviria takes second Tour stage win in thrilling sprint finish

Colombia’s Fernando Gaviria held off Peter Sagan and Andre Greipel in a thrilling sprint finish to win stage four of the Tour de France in Sarzeau. The Quick-Step Floors rider, who also won the Tour’s first stage, had to kick ...

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Thomas edged out in stage-four sprint as Moscon takes lead

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas was edged out as Julian Alaphilippe won stage four of the Criterium du Dauphine. Frenchman Alaphilippe, who rides for Quick-Step Floors, beat Ireland’s Dan Martin and Welshman Thomas in a sprint finish after long-time leader Dario ...

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

Britain’s Simon Yates retained his lead at the Giro d’Italia after a wet sprint finish on stage 17 in Iseo. Italy’s Elia Viviani took his fourth stage victory of the 2018 tour from Ireland’s Sam Bennett in a chaotic final ...

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Walscheid wins Tour de Yorkshire sprint finish as Cavendish falters

Mark Cavendish’s challenge once again faltered as Germany’s Max Walscheid won stage three of the Tour de Yorkshire. The Dimension Data rider had targeted the flat finish in Scarborough as one he could potentially win but he was dropped on ...

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Weir wins eighth London Marathon after sprint finish

Britain’s David Weir won his eighth London Marathon men’s wheelchair title in a thrilling sprint finish. The six-time Paralympic gold medallist won in one hour 31.15 minutes with Switzerland’s Marcel Hug second and American Daniel Romanchuk third. Weir already held ...

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Jason Kenny helps GB to world team sprint silver

Media playback is not supported on this device UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 Venue: Omnisport Apeldoorn, Netherlands Dates: 28 February to 4 March Coverage: Live on BBC Red Button, connected TV and online Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny returned ...

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Jason Kenny helps GB to world team sprint silver

Media playback is not supported on this device UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 Venue: Omnisport Apeldoorn, Netherlands Dates: 28 February to 4 March Coverage: Live on BBC Red Button, connected TV and online Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny returned ...

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Vicky Barnes: British sprint cyclist back on bike after horrific crash

BBC Look East follows sprint cyclist Vicky Barnes on her first week back in training with the Great Britain squad since a serious crash in January 2016. The 24-year-old from Norfolk fractured her neck and back, dislocated her pelvis and ...

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Vicky Barnes: British sprint cyclist back on bike after horrific crash

BBC Look East follows sprint cyclist Vicky Barnes on her first week back in training with the Great Britain squad since a serious crash in January 2016. The 24-year-old from Norfolk fractured her neck and back, dislocated her pelvis and ...

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Jason Kenny wins sprint title at National Track Championships in Manchester

Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny said it would be a “stretch” to compete at the World Championships in February after winning the team sprint title at the National Track Championships. Kenny, who recently returned to racing after a post-Rio break, ...

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