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Wednesday Jul 16 | 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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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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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Cycling News

Prudhomme: Yorkshire is going to put on magnificent Tour de France

After being welcomed into Leeds-Bradford airport by the band of the Yorkshire Regiment playing the Marseillaise and Yorkshire's unofficial anthem, "On Ilkla Moor Baht 'At", Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme said he can't wait for the 101st Tour to get under way on Saturday so that the whole world can understand why he chose to start the ... (more)

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Guardian-series.co.uk

And then there were three: Millar withdrawn from Tour

Cycling fans in west Essex and East London are now set to see just three British riders competing in the Tour de France after David Millar was surprisingly withdrawn by his Garmin-Sharp team.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Alex Dowsett and county colleagues fall short in pre-Tour de France cycling championships

Dowsett couldn't make it four in a row. On the podium with 2nd placed Geraint Thomas and winner Sir Bradley Wiggins IT was disappointment for Essex cyclists at the British Cycling National Road Race Championships as all of them failed to complete the 117-mile course.

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Cycling News

Langeveld to debut new Dutch national jersey at the Tour de France

Sebastian Langeveld will show his new red-white and blue national jersey in the Tour de France after his maiden Dutch national road race win.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Scotsman.com

David Millar's final Tour de France

WHEN David Millar began his career as a professional cyclist John Major was prime minister, Bill Clinton was just starting his second term as US President, and Harry Potter existed only in JK Rowling's imagination.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

South Wales Argus

Bradley Wiggins wows the crowds with victory at Celtic Manor

SIR Bradley Wiggins put a disappointing start to 2014 behind him as he rocketed to a crowd-pleasing victory in the National Time Trial at the Celtic Manor.

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Newsday

Tour de France Grand Depart diary

With the world's biggest bike race starting in Leeds on 5 July, BBC Yorkshire's Tour de France correspondent Matt Slater rounds up the best of the gossip, opinion and stories, on and off the bike, and also tries to explain some of cycling's unique lingo.

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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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