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BBC Sport | Other Sports | Cycling | UK Edition

The latest BBC Cycling news plus comment, analysis, results, cycling tips and tactics along with video and audio.

04/17/2012 10:35 AM
GB success will continue - Clancy
Ed Clancy believes GB cyclists will deliver Olympic success even if performance director Dave Brailsford leaves his role.
04/17/2012 10:52 AM
Chris Hoy learned on girl's bike
Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy's first bicycle was a girl's bike the Olympic gold medallist's mother reveals.
04/12/2012 04:41 AM
Brailsford ponders sprint options
British Cycling performance director Dave Brailsford refuses to reveal his sprint selection strategy for Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny.
04/12/2012 05:14 AM
Hoy takes audacious keirin gold
Sir Chris Hoy concludes the World Track Cycling in Melbourne with a stunning ride to win the men's keirin gold medal.
04/08/2012 07:32 AM
Thomas should snub Games - coach
British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton says Geraint Thomas should race in the Tour de France instead of going for a second Olympic gold.
04/10/2012 06:15 AM
Boonen wins Paris-Roubaix classic
Belgian Tom Boonen becomes only the second rider to win the Paris-Roubaix classic for the fourth time.
04/07/2012 03:36 PM
Bemused Hoy admits lack of desire
Sir Chris Hoy tells BBC Sport he "wasn't as up for it" as much as earlier in the year after finishing behind Jason Kenny in the World Track Cycling sprint in Melbourne.
04/07/2012 09:13 AM
Trott wins gold as Kenny pips Hoy
Laura Trott wins omnium gold for Britain as Jason Kenny beats Sir Chris Hoy on his way to sprint silver at the World Track Cycling.
04/06/2012 11:51 AM
Wounded Pendleton wins world gold
Track cyclist Victoria Pendleton overcomes a bruising collision with Australia's Anna Meares to win world sprint gold in Melbourne.
04/08/2012 04:13 AM
Year ban hurt me - champion Bauge
Gregory Bauge, who beat Jason Kenny to track cycling's sprint world title in Melbourne, says the fallout from his year-long ban still 'hurts'.
04/06/2012 06:06 AM
Boardman to quit GB team position
Chris Boardman tells the BBC he will end his nine-year association with British Cycling after London 2012.
04/05/2012 10:19 AM
GB women smash pursuit world record
Joanna Rowsell, Dani King and Laura Trott follow their male counterparts in defeating Australia for world team pursuit gold.
04/05/2012 05:53 AM
Hoy still searching for answers
Sir Chris Hoy tells BBC Sport winning three titles at London 2012 is a 'different challenge' to Beijing 2008 and drives him on
04/05/2012 04:28 AM
Bring on the Olympics - Thomas
Geraint Thomas writes for BBC Sport after beating Australia to team pursuit gold in Melbourne thriller
04/04/2012 11:40 AM
GB take superb team pursuit gold
Britain's team pursuit men win a spectacular gold at the World Track Championships as they beat Australia with a world record.

News – VeloNews.com

Competitive Cycling News, Race Results and Bike Reviews

06/20/2018 04:23 PM
How the tangle-up at the 2017 Tour changed cycling

When Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish controversially tangled in stage 4 of the 2017 Tour, drama ensued. Cycling changed for the better

Read the full article at How the tangle-up at the 2017 Tour changed cycling on VeloNews.com.


06/20/2018 02:29 PM
Hinault calls for rider strike in protest of Froome at Tour

Bernard Hinault calls on peloton to strike in protest of Chris Froome's presence at the upcoming Tour de France

Read the full article at Hinault calls for rider strike in protest of Froome at Tour on VeloNews.com.


06/20/2018 01:50 PM
The Outer Line: BMC in crisis — the same old problem

Cycling’s long-standing investment and sponsorship challenges are once again taking center stage. Just a few weeks ago, Deloitte

Read the full article at The Outer Line: BMC in crisis — the same old problem on VeloNews.com.


06/20/2018 08:53 AM
UCI clears Sky’s Gianni Moscon of mid-race assault

Moscon was accused of pushing Sébastien Reichenbach off his bike during last year's Tre Valli Varesine.

Read the full article at UCI clears Sky’s Gianni Moscon of mid-race assault on VeloNews.com.


06/20/2018 08:27 AM
Please take the VeloNews.com website redesign survey

Take our five-minute survey so we can better understand how you read our stories, and why you visit our website.

Read the full article at Please take the VeloNews.com website redesign survey on VeloNews.com.


06/19/2018 06:26 PM
To be or not to be? Debating Froome’s impending Tour start

Should Chris Froome be allowed to race this year’s Tour de France? Is removing him good or bad for the race? Froome’s participation

Read the full article at To be or not to be? Debating Froome’s impending Tour start on VeloNews.com.


06/19/2018 12:45 PM
Bookwalter Journal: Making (and not making) the Tour de France squad

Over the years, the Tour de France selection process has caused me to feel almost every emotion that can exist.

Read the full article at Bookwalter Journal: Making (and not making) the Tour de France squad on VeloNews.com.


06/19/2018 12:17 PM
Kruijswijk, Roglic, and Groenewegen headline LottoNL Tour squad

LottoNL-Jumbo will look to Steven Kruijswijk and Primoz Roglic in the GC battle at the Tour de France, with Dylan Groenewegen for the

Read the full article at Kruijswijk, Roglic, and Groenewegen headline LottoNL Tour squad on VeloNews.com.


06/19/2018 11:35 AM
Landa, Quintana promise to play nice at Tour de France

Movistar's Tour leaders are staying diplomatic ahead of the Tour de France

Read the full article at Landa, Quintana promise to play nice at Tour de France on VeloNews.com.


06/19/2018 11:29 AM
Training Center: New science on how to warm up

New science suggests that 15 minutes may be all you need to warm up for your next race.

Read the full article at Training Center: New science on how to warm up on VeloNews.com.


06/19/2018 08:50 AM
Bardet remains France’s biggest hope for a Tour de France title

Ag2r La Mondiale revealed its Tour de France lineup, which once again is built around GC contender Romain Bardet.

Read the full article at Bardet remains France’s biggest hope for a Tour de France title on VeloNews.com.


06/19/2018 08:36 AM
Dumoulin says he’s rested and recovered for Tour challenge

The Dutchman finished second in the Giro d'Italia to Chris Froome and will try to win the Tour de France next month.

Read the full article at Dumoulin says he’s rested and recovered for Tour challenge on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 06:44 PM
Porte on track for Tour de France after Suisse win

Richie Porte and BMC show Tour de France form with strong showing at Tour de Suisse

Read the full article at Porte on track for Tour de France after Suisse win on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 04:41 PM
The Nitty-Gritty: Racing the Carson City Off-Road

The Carson City Off-Road delivers with a massive 52-mile course and some stellar views of Lake Tahoe and Marlette Lake

Read the full article at The Nitty-Gritty: Racing the Carson City Off-Road on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 02:56 PM
Suisse Roundtable: Did Porte prove himself as Tour favorite?

Richie Porte won yellow at Tour de Suisse, one of the toughest pre-Tour stage races. What does that mean for his chances in July?

Read the full article at Suisse Roundtable: Did Porte prove himself as Tour favorite? on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 01:20 PM
Gear roundup: Four top commuter backpacks

Whether you're toting a laptop, work clothes, cameras, or even a bit of produce, one of these backpacks should suit your needs.

Read the full article at Gear roundup: Four top commuter backpacks on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 12:24 PM
Skylar Schneider eyes national title, European success with Boels-Dolmans

After her first long-haul race block in Europe, young Skylar Schneider is hoping to make an impact at U.S. Pro nationals in Knoxville.

Read the full article at Skylar Schneider eyes national title, European success with Boels-Dolmans on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 09:49 AM
Movistar defends decision to have 3 leaders at Tour

The squad will take an unconventional, three-pronged approach at the upcoming Tour de France.

Read the full article at Movistar defends decision to have 3 leaders at Tour on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 09:10 AM
Book excerpt: When Lance met LeMond

New book tells the story of the first encounter between Lance Armstrong and Greg LeMond and how it led to acrimony between the two.

Read the full article at Book excerpt: When Lance met LeMond on VeloNews.com.


06/18/2018 08:52 AM
Former ski jumper Roglic lands on Tour de France contenders list

Slovenian Primoz Roglic of LottoNL-Jumbo won the recent Tour of Slovenia and could make some noise on the roads of France.

Read the full article at Former ski jumper Roglic lands on Tour de France contenders list on VeloNews.com.


Cycling Weekly

Daily cycling news and bike reviews from the UK's best-selling cycling magazine.

06/20/2018 12:12 PM
Which Team Sky riders should support Froome and Thomas at the 2018 Tour de France?

We cast an eye over the possible contenders who could help Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas at the upcoming Tour de France

Team Sky at the 2017 Tour de France (ASO)
We cast an eye over the possible contenders who could help Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas at the upcoming Tour de France
06/20/2018 11:57 AM
British Road National Championships 2018 time trial start list announced

A complete list of all the starting riders for each time trial event at the British Road National Championships

Claire Rose, National 25-mile time trial championships 2016
A complete list of all the starting riders for each time trial event at the British Road National Championships
06/20/2018 11:38 AM
Cyclist dies after collision with car towing trailer in Earl’s Court

68-year-old woman the fourth cyclist to die in London in 2018

68-year-old woman the fourth cyclist to die in London in 2018
06/20/2018 11:24 AM
British Road National Championships 2018 road race start list announced

Start list for the 2018 British National Championships road race in Northumberland on July 1

Steve Cummings wins the road race at the British National Championships
Start list for the 2018 British National Championships road race in Northumberland on July 1
06/20/2018 09:09 AM
Chamois cream: how to use it and some of the best formulas

Why you need chamois cream, how to apply it, and where to buy it

Why you need chamois cream, how to apply it, and where to buy it
06/20/2018 07:29 AM
Vuelta director: ‘We can’t start the 2018 race without knowing the 2017 winner’

Vuelta a España director Javier Guillén says Chris Froome's case must be resolved before the start of the 2018 edition

Chris Froome on the Angliru on stage 20 of the Vuelta a España (Sunada)
Vuelta a España director Javier Guillén says Chris Froome's case must be resolved before the start of the 2018 edition
06/20/2018 06:36 AM
Five key climbs of the 2018 Tour de France

We take a look at some of the most important climbs of the 2018 Tour de France

13 July 2017 104th Tour de France Stage 12 : Pau - Peyragudes 1st : BARDET Romain (FRA) ag2r - La Mondiale Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA
We take a look at some of the most important climbs of the 2018 Tour de France
06/20/2018 05:03 AM
Gianni Moscon cleared of deliberately causing Sébastien Reichenbach to crash

The Italian was accused of intentionally causing the Swiss rider to crash at Tre Valli Varesine in 2017

Sebastien Rechenbach has claimed that he was "deliberately thrown off" by Gianni Moscon
The Italian was accused of intentionally causing the Swiss rider to crash at Tre Valli Varesine in 2017
06/20/2018 03:30 AM
Wiggle Steeple Chase Sportive

On the Wiggle Steeple Chase you get to cycle on whisper-quiet roads through some of the prettiest countryside you’ll find anywhere in Britain, riding from village to village guided by church towers, spires and steeples

Wiggle Steeple Chase sportive
On the Wiggle Steeple Chase you get to cycle on whisper-quiet roads through some of the prettiest countryside you’ll find anywhere in Britain, riding from village to village guided by church towers, spires and steeples
06/19/2018 12:08 PM
19 riders injured after driver u-turned on race circuit in Belgium

The driver was turning around after parking her car outside her home facing against the race traffic

The driver was turning around after parking her car outside her home facing against the race traffic
06/19/2018 10:30 AM
How to adjust your front and rear derailleurs (videos)

Smooth and efficient bike gears can make all the difference to the enjoyment and ease of a ride. Although they seem complicated, getting your gears running properly is actually quite simple

Big Gear Effort
Follow our step-by-step guide on how to adjust your bike gears
06/19/2018 10:21 AM
‘How do cyclists get big legs?’ – you asked Google and we’ve got the answer

Looking to build some muscle through cycling? You may need to hit the gym, too

Image: Sunada
Looking to build some muscle through cycling? You may need to hit the gym, too
06/19/2018 09:02 AM
Human Race issues statement over incident with horse rider and cyclists at Royal Windsor Triathlon

"It is saddening when the actions of a few individuals undermine an experience that is so positive for so many," says event organiser

"It is saddening when the actions of a few individuals undermine an experience that is so positive for so many," says event organiser
06/19/2018 07:30 AM
Watch: We ride the epic south west coast to coast route

The route was 100 miles from Ilfracombe in North Devon to Plymouth on the south coast

The route was 100 miles was Ilfracombe in North Devon to Plymouth on the south coast
06/19/2018 06:28 AM
Tom Dumoulin ‘feeling fresh’ for the Tour de France after Giro efforts

The Dutchman says he's ready to battle for the overall victory at the Tour de France in July

Tom Dumoulin on stage 20 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia (Sunada)
The Dutchman says he's ready to battle for the overall victory at the Tour de France in July
06/19/2018 06:01 AM
Cycling and heart health: should you worry about pushing your heart too hard?

Provoked by a cardiac glitch of his own, CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to troublesome changes in the heart

CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to troublesome changes in the heart.
06/19/2018 05:08 AM
Cycling during pregnancy: advice from Lizzie Deignan and Dame Sarah Storey

The former world champion, Dame Sarah Storey and a consultant obstetrician provide their advice for expectant mothers

Lizzie Armitstead at the Women's Tour de Yorkshire 2016
The former world champion, Dame Sarah Storey and a consultant obstetrician provide their advice for expectant mothers
06/19/2018 03:36 AM
Campagnolo groupsets explained and compared

We detail the Campagnolo groupsets at each level

The pick of a heart - Campagnolo Super Record EPS
Campagnolo, affectionately referred to as “Campag” or “Campy”, is a company rich in cycling heritage. The Italian brand can boast …Continue reading »
06/19/2018 03:00 AM
SRAM groupsets explained and compared

We explain what you get on each rung of the groupset ladder

Illinois-based SRAM is the newest of the three main brands and offers the lightest commercially available groupset in SRAM Red, …Continue reading »
06/18/2018 10:54 AM
‘Froome is favourite for the Tour de France, but we have a big advantage,’ says Movistar boss

Movistar boss Eusebio Unzué says his three-pronged attack at the Tour will give his team the advantage over Chris Froome

Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa at the 2018 Tour de Suisse (Sunada)
Movistar boss Eusebio Unzué says his three-pronged attack at the Tour will give his team the advantage over Chris Froome
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06/21/2018
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06/21/2018
At the Senda de Vida shelter, a few miles south of the border with McAllen, Texas, many of the 50 or so migrants contemplating their next moves seemed undeterred by a Trump administration zero-tolerance policy that resulted in thousands of family separations.
06/21/2018
We've been bombarded by arguments about whether parents and children crossing the US-Mexican border without documentation should be separated. But we seldom hear how dire life is in these migrants' homelands.
06/21/2018
Mexico's foreign minister on Tuesday added his voice to the chorus condemning the Trump administration's separation of children from their parents at the southern US border, calling the policy "cruel and inhumane."
06/21/2018
Read CNN's Fast Facts on Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada.
06/21/2018
Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidency, leftist opponent Gustavo Petro concedes.
06/21/2018
A tweet about an artificial earthquake in Mexico City, during the World Cup game went viral. But none of the official monitoring agencies picked up on it.
06/21/2018
At least 17 people, including eight minors, were killed Saturday after a partygoer detonated a tear-gas canister setting off a stampede inside a nightclub in Caracas, Venezuela, authorities said.
06/21/2018
The Nicaraguan government has agreed to an international investigation into protests that have left dozens of people dead since April.
06/21/2018
Canada's Senate has passed a bill making the country's national anthem gender neutral.
06/21/2018
Every December in St. John's, Newfoundland, people parade the streets wearing creepy masks, fake horse heads and their underwear on the outside.
06/21/2018
The Argentine Chamber of Deputies voted Thursday morning to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
06/21/2018
Thousands of people flooded the streets around Argentina's Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers inside were locked in a tense debate over whether to relax the nation's highly restrictive abortion laws.
06/21/2018
Armed with tamales and a whole team of volunteers, renowned chef José Andrés traveled to Guatemala four days after the eruption of Fuego volcano, to feed the masses.
06/21/2018
Women in El Salvador's brutal gang culture are forced to act as drug mules, carers for abandoned children, and subjected to violent gang initiations such as rape.
06/21/2018
Read CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about how the Mexican government has been fighting against drug traffickers since December 2006.
06/21/2018
The Mexican congressional candidate had just left a debate hall where he addressed public security in his northern state. He walks over to a person holding a phone and poses for a picture. In a matter of seconds, a man walks up from behind and shoots him in the head, killing him before walking off.
06/21/2018
Her eyes brimming with tears, Teresa de Jesus Barillas recites the names of her 18 relatives who are missing or dead days after the Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala, leaving nearly 100 people dead and scores more missing.
06/21/2018
The infant survived Fuego's eruption, but police thought her mother died in a hospital. Then came good news.
06/21/2018
Organizations and online campaigns are helping the victims of the Fuego volcano's eruption in Guatemala.
06/21/2018
Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted Sunday, June 3, killing dozens of people and covering nearby villages in ash.
06/21/2018
Advocacy groups have welcomed this week's ruling from Bermuda's Supreme Court that a new law replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships is unconstitutional.
06/21/2018
Thousands of Salvadorans living in the US are being sent back as part of a crackdown on migration. Many are ending up in gang-ridden cities they escaped years earlier.
06/21/2018
Satellite images after the Guatemala volcano eruption show the rural town of San Miguel Los Lotes buried, nearly obliterated, by lava.
06/21/2018
Dozens of people have died as a result of Fuego's fury and many more are missing, including Ovidio García Suárez's wife.
06/21/2018
A sudden, violent eruption from Guatemala's Fuego volcano spewed a fiery mix of ash, lava and gases so quickly that residents nearby had little time to evacuate.
06/21/2018
Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption killed dozens and left dazed residents covered in ash as they searched for loved ones.
06/21/2018
Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption killed dozens and left dazed residents covered in ash as they searched for loved ones.
06/21/2018
A march honoring Nicaraguans killed in violence surrounding recent anti-government demonstrations also ended in bloodshed Wednesday -- the country's Mother's Day.
06/21/2018
Read CNN's Guantánamo Bay Naval Station Fast Facts and learn more about its detention facility, sometimes called "Gitmo."