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1 hr ago | The Daily Record

Family rivalry spurs on teen East Kilbride cycling sensation

A teenage cyclist who has set his sights not only on the next Commonwealth Games but also on Olympic glory hopes to surpass the achievements of his father.

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

4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

The Nicole Cooke interview: Sexism is rife in cycling, why we must...

She may have called time on a stellar career in the saddle taking in Olympic gold medal success, plus victories in the World Championships, World Cup, Tour de France and Tour of Italy, but it hasn't stopped Nicole Cooke speaking up for what she sees as rife sexism in the male-dominated world of cycling and questioning the desire of some sports ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sharon Laws, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Nicole Cooke, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lizzie Armitstead, Emma Pooley, Dave Brailsford

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Mail

Glasgow 2014 gossip: David Luckman wins another gold as mountain...

Weightlifter Michael Francois of the Turks and Caicos Islands came bottom of the men's 94kg, but he's still the 'strongest policeman' on the Turks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Emma Pooley, Summer Olympics, Nicole Cooke

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Mail

Glasgow 2014 gossip: Bradley Wiggins could get Britain back on...

Bradley Wiggins can fill the leadership void in British track cycling, according to the man who now runs the sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Shane Sutton, Olympic Table Tennis, Ning Gao, Andrew Baggaley

Scotsman.com

Forget Commonwealth medal tables, remember stories

ON DAY two of the Beijing Olympics, one Sunday newspaper indulged in a little hand-wringing over the failure of any of the British cyclists to finish the men's road race.

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Sky Sports

Hoy backs Wiggins for Rio glory

Sir Chris Hoy believes Sir Bradley Wiggins will make a successful transition from road back to track in time to challenge for gold at the Rio Olympics of 2016.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Chris Hoy, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling

Channelnewsasia.com

Cycling: Briton Thomas extends Team Sky deal

Briton Geraint Thomas has extended his contract with Team Sky for an extra two years, the British outfit revealed Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: Spike in sports participation levels revealed as county stars shine at Commonwealth Games

Suffolk is the only county in the region to have seen a significant increase in the number of people playing sport every week over the last eight years, a survey has revealed.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic

BleacherReport

Tour De France 2014: Jersey Winners, General Classification Results and Reaction

Vincenzo Nibali became only the sixth rider in history to win a clean sweep of all three of cycling's biggest races as he finally won the Tour de France, in Paris.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Tour de France, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Cycling, Summer Olympics, Alberto Contador, Peter Sagan, Alexander Kristoff

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Tour: Short on Sizzle, Solid on Sheep

Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali is congratulated by Astana teammates as he crosses the finish line on the Champs-A OK: This may not have been the most riveting Tour de France.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Alberto Contador, Mark Cavendish, Tejay Van Garderen

Rock Hill Herald

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

Chants of "Vin-cen-zo!" rang across the famed avenue for the Sicilian, who dominated the race nearly from the start three weeks ago and on Sunday became the first Italian to win cycling's greatest race since Marco Pantani in 1998.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Tour de France, Cycling, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Alberto Contador, Tejay Van Garderen

Daily Dispatch

Dominating three weeks culminates with victory in Paris

Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees.

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Evening Sun

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, is congratulated by teammates Sunday as he crosses the finish line of the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris, France.

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Southland Times

Hob-nobbing with royalty

The Invercargill couple spent four days at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome taking in all the action, including the New Zealand sprint squad's outstanding showing in the team and individual sprint.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Suria

It would have been tough to beat me,...

Tony Martin said he would have been tough to beat even if the best timetriallers in the world had been at the Tour de France on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Tony Martin, Summer Olympics, Tour de France, Cycling, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Jan Barta, Fabian Cancellara

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford gym's pivotal role as women's boxing makes debut at Commonwealth Games

WOMENS boxing makes its debut in the Commonwealth Games but what few may realise is the pivotal role Bradford is playing in providing a high profile platform for the sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Nicola Adams, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marianne Vos

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

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

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

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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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