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Thomas joins Froome in Team Sky's Tour line-up

Geraint Thomas has recovered from the injuries he sustained at the Giro d’Italia to be named in Team Sky’s squad for next month’s Tour de France. The Welshman, 31, led Team Sky in the Giro in May, but his hopes ...

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PGA Tour: New doping programme to blood test and name recreational drug users

The PGA Tour is to introduce blood testing next season and will align its list of prohibited substances with that of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The Tour will still use urine testing as an anti-doping measure, with blood testing ...

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Mark Cavendish returns to racing in Tour of Slovenia after illness

Britain’s Mark Cavendish has returned to racing after three months out with illness in the Tour of Slovenia. But the 30-time Tour de France stage winner opted not to take part in the sprint finish on stage one and finished ...

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Ride London-Surrey Classic: British Race gains men's UCI World Tour status

Ride London Venue: London Date: 30 July Distance: 187km Coverage: Live on BBC One Great Britain will host its first men’s UCI World Tour race when the Ride London-Surrey Classic takes place in July. The event, first staged in 2013, ...

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Women's Tour: Britain's Hannah Barnes third overall as Katarzyna Niewiadoma wins

Britain’s Hannah Barnes finished third on the Women’s Tour as Poland’s Katarzyna Niewiadoma claimed the overall title after Sunday’s final stage in London. Barnes finished second on the 62km street race to move on to the podium as Belgium’s Jolien ...

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Roy sprints to victory in Women's Tour stage four

Australia’s Sarah Roy sprinted to victory in stage four of the Women’s Tour in Chesterfield. The Orica rider eased past Luxembourg’s Christine Majerus in the last 100m after the pair had moved clear of the peloton midway through the 123km ...

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Barnes edged out in stage three of Women's Tour

Britain’s Alice Barnes was beaten in a sprint finish by Australian Chloe Hosking on stage three of the Women’s Tour in Royal Leamington Spa. Hosking positioned herself well going into the last 100 metres of the narrow rising finish to ...

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Women's Tour: Katarzyna Niewiadoma claims victory on stage one

Poland’s Katarzyna Niewiadoma claimed a solo victory on the opening stage of the Women’s Tour in Northamptonshire. The 22-year-old broke clear with a little under 50km remaining to win by one minute, 42 seconds. Marianne Vos, winner of the inaugural ...

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Women's Tour: Riders now target British race, says defending champion

Defending champion Lizzie Deignan says the Women’s Tour has developed into a race “everybody targets”, with the first stage to begin on Wednesday. It will be the fourth edition of the five-stage event, which opens in Daventry, Northamptonshire and will ...

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Nordea Masters: Italy's Renato Paratore wins first European Tour title

Nordea Masters final leaderboard -11 R Paratore (Ita); -10 C Wood (Eng), M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -9 G Coetzee (SA), T Olesen (Den) Selected others: -7 J Donaldson (Wal); -6 A Sullivan (Eng), E Pepperell (Eng); -5 L Westwood (Eng), M ...

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