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Cycling: Olympic ace Katy Marchant all set for European test

MANY OLYMPIANS will tell you just how real the post-Games blues are – and Katy Marchant is no exception.

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Katy Marchant.

Cycling: Katy Marchant makes GB selection

Great Britain have named four Olympic medallists in the squad for the UCI Track Cycling World Cup series in Poland next month – including Leeds’ Katy Marchant.

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Four new host towns revealed for Tour de Yorkshire 2018

It's good news if you live in Richmond, Ilkley, Barnsley or Halifax.
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Lizzie Deignan won the world title in 2015 (Picture: Chris Etchells)

Deignan up off the operating table for world bid

Twenty-three days after undergoing an emergency appendectomy, Yorkshire’s Lizzie Deignan bids to win the UCI World Road Race title for a second time in Bergen, Norway, today.

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Community groups are being urged to launch a Cycling Without Age scheme.

Call to help take Leeds elderly on cycle rides

Community groups in Leeds are being urged to launch schemes to help take elderly people on cycle rides.

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Extra Tour de Yorkshire day ‘could be worth £10m for region economy’

Business leaders have hailed the growing economic benefits of the Tour de Yorkshire, after organisers revealed an extra day will be added to the 2018 version of the event.

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Tour de Yorkshire cycling race extended to four days

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire cycling race have today announced that the event will grow from three to four days in 2018.

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Yorkshire's Tom Pidcock with his gold medal (Picture: Simon Wilkinson/SWPIx.com)

Young Yorkshireman Pidcock in shock as he wins rainbow jersey

Yorkshire’s Tom Pidcock underlined his burgeoning reputation in cycling by winning the junior men’s time-trial at the Road World Championships in Norway on Tuesday.

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Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

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Lizzie Deignan, who is recovering from appendix surgery.

Cycling: Appendicitis knocks Deignan’s World Championship plans off track

Great Britain’s Lizzie Deignan is a doubt for this month’s Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway following a bout of appendicitis.

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CYCLE FUN: The YLCC sportive attracted over 600 riders.

Yorkshire Lass Cycling Club ride raises thousands

An all-female cycling club held its annual sportive with over 600 participants ensuring the event’s biggest turnout yet.

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Scott Thwaites (centre). PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Cycling: Yorkshire rider Thwaites is targeting a Tour return

Scott Thwaites is hungry for more after finishing his first Tour de France.

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Third time lucky as Boasson Hagen earns photo verdict

It was third time lucky for Edvald Boasson Hagen as he won stage 19 of the Tour de France while Chris Froome crossed safely in the pack to retain the yellow jersey with two stages to go.

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Scott Thwaites.

Tour de France: Scott Thwaites relishing Tour’s move into the mountains

The moments of the Tour de France that Scott Thwaites has been waiting for are about to start.

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Scott Thwaites of Dimension Data makes his Tour de France debut.

Tour de France: Scott Thwaites achieves his Tour ambition at long last

YORKSHIRE’S Scott Thwaites will achieve the ambition of every male rider to have turned a pedal in anger today when he takes to the Tour de France start line in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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French cyclist Nacer Bouhanni, powering up the finishing straight to win the stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate earlier this year (Picture: James Hardisty)

Harrogate to be central hub for 2019 UCI Road World Championships

If Yorkshire is positioning itself as the new capital of cycling in Britain, then Harrogate can lay claim to being the epicentre of that revolution.

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Lizzie Deignan added the National Road Race win to her Tour de Yorkshire title.

Lizzie Deignan reels in Elinor Barker to win National title on the Isle of Man

OTLEY’S Lizzie Deignan overhauled long-time leader Elinor Barker in the final stages to claim her fourth National Road Race title on the Isle of Man.

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Leeds cyclist Adam Duggleby and team-mate Steve Bate. PIC: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Cycling: Duggleby delivers with 100-mile national record

Paralympic gold medallist and multiple national record holder Adam Duggleby added the 100-mile national competition record to his list when he powered to victory in the Eastern Counties CA time trial in Cambridgeshire yesterday.

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Great Britain's Mark Cavendish with his wife Peta and children following the Men's Men's Omniumin Rio last year. Picture: PA.

Cycling star Mark Cavendish targets Tokyo gold

Mark Cavendish wants to go in search of the elusive Olympic gold medal in the Madison at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

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Competitor has £5,000 bike stolen during World Series triathlon in Leeds

A triathlete returned from competing in the World Series Leeds age-group race to find his £5,000 road bike had been stolen.
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