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13 hrs ago | Cycling News

Vuelta a Espana's first summit finish may come too soon, says Quintana

A feature of this Vuelta a Espaa has been the reluctance of any of the overall contenders to accept the tag of pre-race favourite, although the majority seem to be happy for Nairo Quintana to carry that burden.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Colombia - Selle Italia

20 hrs ago | Velonews

Wiggins' push could start round of hour-record attempts

Bradley Wiggins could kick off a new round of hour record attempts if he sticks to an announced June 2015 date.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Cycling, Tony Martin, Fabian Cancellara, Fassa Bortolo

20 hrs ago | Velonews

Encouraging signs for Alberto Contador in opening days of Vuelta

Alberto Contador shouldn't even be in this Vuelta a EspaA a. Barely a month ago, the Spanish superstar crashed out of the Tour de France with a broken leg.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Podium Cafe

A Farewell to Jens

As the bell rang for the final finishing circuit of the USA Pro Challenge in Denver on Sunday, Jens Voigt was where we expected to see him - off the front, legs churning, bike rocking back and forth, in the final breakaway of his storied career.

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Related Topix: Pro, Cycling, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler

Velonews

Finding the balance: Michael Rogers on teamwork, happiness, and what comes next

After a turbulent end to the 2013 season, Michael Rogers has enjoyed a renaissance in 2014, with a Tour stage win and two Giro stage wins.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Pro, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

Sky Sports

Cav bags first win since crash

Mark Cavendish claimed his first win since crashing at the Tour de France by sprinting to victory on the opening stage of the Tour du Poitou Charentes.

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NJ.com

Lance's Revival

Your travails over the past couple of years are well-known. You were stripped of your Tour de France titles due to positive performance-enhancing drug tests.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

Daryl Impey failed drug test reason for Tour de France omission

Daryl Impey, who last year became the first African to wear the Tour de France yellow jersey, has failed a drugs test, his team Orica-GreenEdge have announced.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

Looking Back: British success in the Tour de France

BRITISH overall success in the Tour de France has been hard to come by over the years - until the last two years.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Croydon Guardian

Wiggins set to return to the streets of Surrey in the RideLondon extravaganza

Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins is returning to the roads of London, as he was announced as a late addition to the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic earlier today [Thursday].

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Cycling, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympic, Elia Viviani, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympics

Cycling News

Kelderman happy to compete against the best at the Vuelta a Espana

For Wilco Kelderman , the late addition of an array of star names to the field for his debut Vuelta a Espaa is a source of motivation rather than of intimidation.

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Yahoo!

Vuelta a Espa a - Matthews in red after stage three win

Australia's Michael Matthews swung past Dan Martin of Ireland to take victory in stage three of the Vuelta a Espana and with it the overall race lead.

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Halifax Courier

West Yorkshire Police set for big derby clash

Police and partners are planning for a safe end to West Yorkshire's 'summer of sport' at this month's Bradford City v Leeds United derby.

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Related Topix: Cycling

The Daily Republic

Van Garderen wins 2nd straight USA Pro Challenge

American Tejay van Garderen claimed his second straight USA Pro Challenge with a sixth-place in the concluding sunny and warm Boulder to Denver road race seventh stage Sunday.

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Related Topix: Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Cycling

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Cycling News

Evans: Sanchez is our leader in the Vuelta

Australia's Cadel Evans is racing the Vuelta a Espaa for the first time in five years this August - but not, for the first time in years, for his own general classification bid.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Davitamon - Lotto

Cycling News

2015 starts here for Andrew Talansky

Andrew Talansky began the Tour de France aspiring to place on the podium and ended it utterly alone on the road to Oyonnox in week two, half an hour off the rear of the peloton.

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Yahoo!

Vuelta a Espa a - Bouhanni wins stage two as Valverde takes red

Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni won stage two of the Vuelta a Espana after powering clear of sprint rivals John Degenkolb and Roberto Ferrari.

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Related Topix: Cofidis - Le Credit par Telephone, Cycling, Tom Boonen, Quickstep, Saunier Duval - Prodir, Chris Horner

The Mercury

Flakemore bursts into spotlight

TASMANIAN cyclist Campbell Flakemore might be on the verge of the joining the professional ranks by continuing to shine with the Jayco-AIS World Tour Academy.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tejay Van Garderen

Cycling News

Bakelants to join AG2R-La Mondiale in 2015

Jan Bakelants will ride for AG2R-La Mondiale next season, according to Belgian Newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws .

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Related Topix: Cycling, Quickstep

Podium Cafe

Viva la Vuelta!, by Lucy Fallon and Adrian Bell

Title: Viva la Vuelta! The History of Spain's Great Cycle Race, 1935-2013 Authors: Lucy Fallon and Adrian Bell Publisher: Mousehold Press Year: 2005 Pages: 416 Order: Mousehold What it is: The first and only English-language history of the Spanish Grand Tour, telling the story of each edition of the race from 1935 through to 2013 Strengths: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

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