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2 hrs ago | The Independent

Cycling: How new women's race can make equal treatment par for La Course

Tomorrow, La Course, a new women's race will make its debut on the same Paris streets as the men's Tour de France - which arrives a few hours later - and with the same Champs-ElysA©es finale.

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7 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Farah no-show leaves star shortage

AS the news came through that Mo Farah would not be running at Hampden this week, the Glasgow 2014 hierarchy must have been praying that the medals they had been planning for on day one materialised.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Mo Farah, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Mark Cavendish, Swimming, Usain Bolt, Katarina Johnson-Thompson

11 hrs ago | The Age

Anna Meares was on the podium and a pedestal

In his crime novel Motherless Brooklyn , American author Jonathan Lethem speaks of a stretch of water beneath the Brooklyn Bridge 'that was 90 per cent guns'.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Chris Hoy, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Glenn O'Shea

15 hrs ago | Newsday

Glasgow 2014 round-up: Day One

But, don't worry, as each day passes we'll give you a round-up of the winners, the losers, and what you've been saying about it all on social media.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Olympic Cycling, Chris Hoy, Sir Chris Hoy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Oh, well there's always Rio: Sir Bradley Wiggins and England denied ...

Wiggins, 34, joined Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Andy Tennant in claiming silver in the 4,000m discipline at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, but there was never any chance of edging out an Australia quartet who built an immediate advantage and never looked like letting it go.

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BBC News

Wiggins says he's 'done with the road'

Sir Bradley Wiggins says he will not ride the Tour de France again after claiming that road racing is "cut-throat" with "no kind of loyalties".

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Tour de France

Yahoo!

Aussies record-breaking style

Australia's swimmers buried their 2012 Olympics flop by claiming two world records on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games which brought only misery for superstars Bradley Wiggins and Mo Farah.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Cate Campbell, Olympic Swimming, Melanie Schlanger, Bronte Campbell

Mail on Sunday

His name's over the door! Blundering security guard stops Sir Chris ...

Botched execution leaves killer gasping for TWO HOURS before dying: Murderer who'd appealed over secret drug cocktail smiled before 'disturbing' death that victims' families say he DESERVED Shocking new video shows ANOTHER NYPD officer choking a suspect after police commissioner ordered 'top to bottom' review of choke-hold policy following death of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics

Velonews

Wiggins leads England to team pursuit final at Commonwealth Games

Bradley Wiggins returned to track cycling for the first time since 2008 at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday and helped lead England to the final of the men's 4000m team pursuit at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

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Related Topix: Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Jason Kenny, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Shane Perkins, Philip Hindes, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics

Newsday

Two men injured after van hits house

Two men have been injured after the van they were travelling in left the road and hit a house in South Lanarkshire.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Chris Hoy, Sir Chris Hoy, Hannah Miley, Olympic Swimming, Swimming

IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: Who is in action on day one for Team Wales in Glasgow?

With 12 sports starting their campaigns on the opening day of competition, WalesOnline looks at the Team Wales medal hopefuls With 12 sports starting their campaigns on the opening day of competition, WalesOnline looks at the Team Wales medal hopefuls and the stars who are aiming to get the Glasgow Games off with some golden glory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michael Jamieson, Olympic Swimming

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Pressure to drive Meares, says coach

It's a formidable scenario for Australian track cycling legend Anna Meares and her coach Gary West says she will relish it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jack Bobridge, Olympic Cycling, Shane Perkins, Summer Olympic, Glenn O'Shea, Anna Meares, Alex Edmondson, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sky Sports

Commonwealth Games: Everyone looks up to Sir Bradley Wiggins, says Joanna Rowsell

Joanna Rowsell has revealed Sir Bradley Wiggins has taken on father-figure status among the Team England cyclists at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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International Business Times

Bradley Wiggins on Rival: F*cking Chris Froome, English Aims Gold at Glasgow 2014

The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 237.5km 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon, July 22, 2014.

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This is Wiltshire

STARS: Sir Bradley Wiggins could be in Worcester.

DETAILS of the route some of the world's top riders will take through the county during stage six of the Tour of Britain in September have been released.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Twitter explodes in battle of the wealfies as sporting stars hit sunshine city

And sports fans have been given a glimpse of the buzz inside the athletes' village on the banks of the River Clyde.

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Related Topix: Christian Sprenger, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Olympic Cycling

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Commonwealth Games Guide: Find out when and where you can see Usain ...

On the first day of action Team Scotland poster boy Michael Jamieson will be going for gold in the pool Kirani James will contest the 400m on July 30 for Grenada having based his whole season around the Glasgow Games Olympic silver medallist and Scotland poster boy Michael Jamieson could get things off to a flyer in his hometown pool in the men's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Kirani James, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Olympic Gymnastics, Jess Varnish

Hollywood Reporter

Why ESPN's '30 for 30: Slaying the Badger' Epitomizes Sports' Best Rivalries

Set against the backdrop of the 1986 Tour de France, the film tells the story of Greg LeMond and his mentor Bernard "The Badger" Hinault, who started as friends and teammates but ended up as bitter rivals, director John Dower tells THR.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Entertainment

Southland Times

Archibold crashes the party

Two crashes in the past six weeks have created an opening in the New Zealand pursuit team at the Commonwealth Games for Shane Archbold.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Aaron Gate, Summer Olympics, Shane Archbold, Ethan Mitchell, Marc Ryan, Sir Chris Hoy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Independent

Bradley Wiggins focuses just on team pursuit with eye on grand Rio farewell

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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