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Team Wiggins left ‘disappointed’ at Tour de Yorkshire snub

Team Wiggins have expressed disappointment at being omitted from the Tour de Yorkshire.

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Designers working on Pokemon Go-style gaming app for Cycle Superhighway users

Designers working on Pokemon Go-style gaming app for Cycle Superhighway users

Software developers from the University of Bradford are working on a 'Pokemon Go'-style app aimed at users of the Cycle Superhighway.

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Olympic Team GB Sprint coach Justin Grace who was given a life saving liver transplant at the St James's University Hospital in Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 21, 2017. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Olympic cycling hero: Liver transplant at Leeds hospital saved my life

British Cycling’s head sprint coach Justin Grace has made an emotional appeal for organ donors as he spoke about the liver transplant at a Yorkshire hospital that saved his life.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins launched the Tour de Yorkshire in York two years ago but his team missed the cut this year (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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The Tour de Yorkshire, and defending champion Thomas Voekler, is returning to Scarborough for the third year running

Tour de Yorkshire welcomes record number of teams in 2017

A record number of teams will ride this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, organisers have announced.

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Josh Edmondson, during his time with 
NFTO Pro Cycling in 2016. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Ex-Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson claims he used needles whilst at British squad

Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson, from Yorkshire, has claimed he broke cycling’s rules on injections and became addicted to the painkiller Tramadol while riding for the British outfit and the team did not reveal it.

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Final flourish: Kedeena Cox will appear in the final of Channel 4s reality sport show The Jump tomorrow night. (Picture: Steve Brown/Channel 4/PA)

Interview: Paralympian Kadeena Cox jumping at chance to be Olympic star for all seasons

LEEDS sprinting and cycling star Kadeena Cox still gets emotional when watching replays of her Rio 2016 Paralympic glories.

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Lizzie Deignan excited to return for 2017 Women's Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan has committed her return to this year's Tour de Yorkshire.
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The Tour de Yorkshire will take place between April 28-30

Where and when to see the Tour de Yorkshire 2017

The highly anticipated race timings for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled by Welcome to Yorkshire.
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The Browlee brothers Jonathan (left) and Alistair at the start of the work  on a �5m University of Leeds sports development that will enhance facilities for cycling and triathlon in the region.

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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