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State-of-the-art Leeds triathlon base named after Brownlee brothers

A new £5m triathlon training base in Leeds opening this year is to be named after the city’s all-conquering Olympic heroes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee.

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Junior World and European cyclo-cross champion 17-year-old Tom Pidcock at his home in Roundhay. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Interview: Tom Pidcock has set wheels in motion on road to glory

Leeds teenager Tom Pidcock won the triple crown of British, European and World titles in junior cyclo-cross this past season. He spoke to Lee Sobot about his ambitions for similar success in the senior ranks.

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ABC superstar Martin Fry will headline this year's Eroica Britannia cycling festival - then join family and fans on their bikes in the Peak District.

Eroica Britannia cycling festival steps up a gear with ABC's Martin Fry and DJ Norman Jay

Poison Arrow hitmaker Martin Fry is on target to join thousands of fans on a bike ride after he headlines a retro cycling festival weekend in the Peak District.

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Tom Pidcock. Picture: SWpix.com

Leeds’ Pidcock crowned World Under-23s cyclo-cross champion

Talented Leeds teenager Tom Pidcock was crowned World Under-23 Cyclo-cross champion in Luzembourg on Saturday – and led Great Britain to an impressive clean sweep of the podium with Doncaster’s Ben Turner third and Londoner Dan Tulett second.

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Kadeena Cox, who is taking part in The Jump

Leeds Paralympic champion loses sports funding during stint on reality show

Leeds’s Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has had her elite UK Sports funding suspended while she takes part in a reality TV show.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins: Five things we have learned about Britain’s cycling legend

Sir BRADLEY WIGGINS has announced his retirement from competitive cycling.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement. Picture: David Davies/PA

Golden Boy: Sir Bradley Wiggins retires from cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling.

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Yorkshires Scott Thwaites is aiming for success in the Classics (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Classics goal: Scott Thwaites aiming to add a new dimension to success of British cycling

Dominant on the track and now masters in the art of winning a Tour de France, there are very few boundaries that British cyclists have left to break after a decade of unparalleled growth and success for the sport in this country.

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Yorkshire Bank employees getting behind the Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries scheme at the companys headquarters in Leeds.

Sir Gary Verity: Bicycle libraries honour legacy of sport’s success

PASSION and pride is at the very heart of communities in Yorkshire and the Tour de Yorkshire and Grand Départ showcased this like nothing we’ve ever seen before.

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‘When, not if’: Tour de France will return to Yorkshire, promises director

TOUR DE France director Christian Prudhomme says it is a case of ‘when, not if’ the greatest cycling spectacle in the world returns to Yorkshire.

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Video: Full route for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race

Two Unesco World Heritage sites, four corners of the county and a famous bridge damaged in the floods of last Christmas will all play a role in the third annual Tour de Yorkshire cycle race next April.

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Leeds cycle theft hotspots revealed

Leeds cycle theft hotspots revealed

Leeds has been named as the sixth worst UK city for bike thefts.

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Extreme cyclist climbs height of Everest for charity

Extreme cyclist climbs height of Everest for charity

A record-breaking cyclist has conquered the equivalent height of Mount Everest to raise money for his friend’s seriously ill child.

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Tom Pidcock.

Cycling: European Cyclo-Cross glory for Leeds rider Pidcock

Leeds teenager Tom Pidcock was crowned the Junior European Cyclo-Cross Champion after a powerful display of riding at the title race in France yesterday.

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Sir Gary Verity believes rural Britain could be enjoying far greater benefits from overseas tourism than is currently being realised.  Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

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The 2014 Tour de France peloton races up Haworth - but will the 2019 World Championships in Yorkshire improve cycle safety?

Andrew Vine: Stars welcome but humble cyclist still riding for a fall

CYCLING at this time of year is always a little more hair-raising than I’d like.

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World champion Lizzie Armitstead meets fans after the Women's Tour de Yorkshire earlier this year. (Picture: Chris Etchells)

World Championships: Defending champion Lizzie Deignan puts trust in her own instincts over summer scandal and racing

Lizzie Deignan (nee Armitstead) admits her reign as world champion will, in all likeliness, come to an end today as she closes what has been a traumatic second half to the season in Doha.

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Lottery millions helping to bring world's top cyclists to Yorkshire for 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships

Lottery millions for Yorkshire cycling showcase 'will enhance UK as world leading host'

Millions of pounds of National Lottery funding for the 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships will help Yorkshire enhance the UK's reputation as a world leading host, says the head of UK Sport.
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Harrogate hosting the Tour de France in 2014. The UCI Road World Championships will come to Yorkshire in 2019.

Excitement across world peloton at return to Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s selection as host for the 2019 UCI Road World Championships has been greeted with delight across the peloton.

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This was the scene in Leeds when Yorkshire hosted the Tour de France two years ago.

Yorkshire wins bid to host 2019 Road World Championships

Yorkshire’s standing as the capital of world cycling was confirmed today when it was announced that the county will host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

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