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3 hrs ago | BBC News

Superfast broadband to the islands

Work is starting to lay the longest section of subsea cable bringing superfast broadband to some of Scotland's most remote island communities.

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7 hrs ago | BBC News

Weightlifter held over Games attack

An Australian weightlifter who won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games has been held by police following an assault on a Welsh athlete.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Pearson hits track amid high drama

Sally Pearson's renowned tunnel vision will be tested when her Commonwealth title defence begins in dramatic circumstances on Thursday.

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IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: Elinor Barker and Geraint Thomas ride for gold

Teenager Barker wants time-trial glory after bagging bronze and silver medals while Thomas has arrived in Glasgow from a career-best 22nd finish at the Tour de France Geraint Thomas and Elinor Barker spearhead the Welsh challenge for medals during cycling's road time-trials at the Commonwealth Games tomorrow morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tour de France, Cycling, Laura Trott, Emma Pooley

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014 glory can wipe out Tour snub - Millar

DAVID Millar reacted angrily when denied the chance to mark his final year of professional cycling with a fifth stage win in the Tour de France - but achieving success for Scotland in his home city would more than make up for the missed opportunity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mark Cavendish, Svein Tuft, Geraint Thomas, Tour de France, Cycling

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cycling News

Commonwealth Games: David Millar spurred on by Tour de France snub

David Millar is determined to use his Tour de France snub as motivation for the Commonwealth Games .

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ramunas Navardauskas

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Newsday

'Icon' Millar leads Scotland cycling team

Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles The cogs won't stop turning when the road race ends on 3 August, though.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette:

TEAM Scotland's Jack Pullar insists it is business as usual and he will be doing nothing different in the final week of training before the Commonwealth Games kick off in earnest.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

BBC News

Wheels come off Britain's tour de force

Breathtaking, brilliant, bloody and brutal - the 2014 Tour de France has brought dramatic highs and crushing lows for British cycling, all inside the first few stages.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Ben Swift, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Ian Stannard, Mark Cavendish

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

'A career highlight, it's going to be amazing': Commonwealth Games...

'A career highlight, it's going to be amazing': Commonwealth Games appearance and chance to ride alongside David Millar excites Bolton le Sands cyclist Jack Pullar With the Commonwealth Games set to hit the international sporting stage, Ross McLean catches up with cyclist Jack Pullar who will represent Scotland at the showpiece event.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Miami Herald

5 things to know about doping at Tour de France

Spain's Alberto Contador talks to teammates when leaving for a training ride ahead of the Tour de France cycling race in Leeds, Britain, Friday, July 4, 2014.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

ABC News

Mark Cavendish plays down Tour yellow jersey talk

Sprint king Mark Cavendish has warned that nothing is guaranteed in cycling after being installed as hot favourite to claim the yellow jersey after the opening stage of the Tour de France in Harrogate on Sunday .

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Mirror.co.uk

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas rode 2,000 miles with broken PELVIS last year and is back for more

Welshman even had to be helped into the saddle for several stages after the opening-day crash but he gritted his teeth and finished the event Most of the focus on British riders at the Grand Depart will be on defending champion Chris Froome and sprint legend Mark Cavendish's bid to take the Yellow Jersey when the opening stage finishes in his ... (more)

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Guardian-series.co.uk

'It's a job but it's almost an addiction'

There is nothing new about the world's biggest cycling race visiting these shores - the Tour de France arrived for the first time in 1994 when two stages were held on the south coast before starting in London in 2007 and then heading to Canterbury - but it is the sheer size of what's about to unfold that is expected to be unprecedented.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Leeds ready for Grand Depart

The Tour de France hits the streets of Leeds on Thursday night as anticipation builds for a race where two Britons will be among the main protagonists.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
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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