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5 hrs ago | Velonews

How France reclaimed the Tour from Britain

When the 2014 Tour de France started in Britain, with a British reigning champion riding for a British team, there was the feeling, in some quarters, that a piece of French heritage was being dragged across the channel.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Dave Brailsford, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Alberto Contador, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics

11 hrs ago | Sky Sports

TDF review

The 101st Tour de France had it all. Scorching heat, driving rain, cobbles, crashes galore, enormous crowds and even yellow sheep animating what developed into one of the most compelling editions of cycling's greatest race in years.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Peter Sagan, Fabian Cancellara, Simon Gerrans, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics

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, Bradley Wiggins, Tejay Van Garderen

IcNetwork

Allez G! Or should that be 'dere'mlaen'? The Maindy...

Allez G! Or should that be 'dere'mlaen'? The Maindy Flyers show their support for Wales' Tour de France hero Geraint Thomas As the Tour de France draws to a close, Kathryn Williams speaks to the cycling club where the Team Sky hero pedalled to success Allez! Allez! Allez! Is the cry Geraint Thomas has heard for the past three weeks as he's competed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Cycling News

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme thrilled with 2014 race

Following the 2014 Tour de France 's penultimate stage the time trial between Bergerac and Prigueux race director Christian Prudhomme held court in the late-afternoon sun outside the press room in front of a handful of journalists.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Yahoo!

Meares into sprint semis in Glasgow

Australian dominance on the cycling track at the Commonwealth Games looks set to continue after Anna Meares and Stephanie Morton both made the semi-finals of the women's sprint.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jack Bobridge, Olympic Cycling, Peter Kennaugh, Jess Varnish, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Aaron Gate, Summer Olympics

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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, Bradley Wiggins, Swimming, Usain Bolt, Katarina Johnson-Thompson

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BBC News

Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds

Competition dates: 24 July - 3 August. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles Sir Bradley Wiggins and Michael Jamieson are among those in action on day one of the Commonwealth Games following Wednesday night's spectacular opening ceremony in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Cycling, Wendy Houvenaghel, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games: Mark Cavendish withdrawal boosts Geraint Thomas hopes of Glasgow golden glory

Former world champion Mark Cavendish, who won last year's British title on the same Glasgow circuit, has revealed he has withdrawn from the Isle of Man team for the event Wales might have suffered another blow with boxing medal hope Fred Evans being ruled out of the Commonwealth Games but its chances of striking gold in the men's cycling road race ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Geraint Thomas, Olympic Boxing, Cycling, Quickstep

LBC 97.3

The Commonwealth Star Who Had To Pretend To Be A Boy

We've picked out the five most inspirational athletes performing in Glasgow 2014, from a former junk food addict who transformed his diet to the Pakistani girl who had to pretend to be a boy to compete.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Adrien Niyonshuti

Ananova

Wiggins focused on pursuit

Sir Bradley Wiggins may have decided to race only one of a possible four events in Glasgow but he insists the Commonwealth Games - and riding for Team England - is a big deal.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cycling News

New name for Omega Pharma-Quick Step in 2015

Etixx, who were unveiled as the team's new main sponsor for next season at the Tour de France's second rest day in Carcassonne, manufacture a range of sports-nutrition products, and are owned by the current main sponsor the pharmaceutical company Omega Pharma.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Matteo Trentin, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Tony Martin, Summer Olympics, Davitamon - Lotto

Velonews

Cavendish eager to return to racing after Tour de France crash

Sprint ace Mark Cavendish vowed Monday to return to action before the end of the season to repay the faith his Omega Pharma-Quick Step team has shown in him.

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

The Independent

Tour de France 2014: And then there was one - Simon Yates pulls out...

Tour de France 2014: And then there was one - Simon Yates pulls out of the Tour to leave Geraint Thomas as the only British hope - so where did it all go so wrong? With Mark Cavendish and Chris Froome already back home, Yates was pulled by his Orica GreenEdge team after an impressive Tour debut, but it highlights a much bigger problem Note: We do ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daryl Impey, Peter Kennaugh, Bradley Wiggins

Sat Jul 19, 2014

This is Local London

Join crowds as top cyclists and amateurs go through Leatherhead for RideLondon-Surrey

Soak up the atmosphere and cheer on world class cyclists and amateur bikers as they race through Leatherhead next month.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Brian Robinson cycling accident:Tour de France legend in hospital after being hit by car

The 83-year-old veteran is understood to have suffered a broken collar bone and cuts and bruises as a result of the collision just three miles from his home in West Yorkshire.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

IcNetwork

Tour de France 2014: Geraint Thomas up to 13th as world champion Rui Costa cracks

Top 12 remains unchanged with Italian champion Vincenzo Nibali in the yellow jersey with Thomas' Sky team-mate Richie Porte in second Geraint Thomas climbed a place to 13th overall at the Tour de France following another aggressive day's racing which saw world champion Rui Costa and American hope Andrew Talansky crack.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Matteo Trentin, John Degenkolb, Tony Gallopin

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Oxford Mail

Watching the Tour de France pros a real treat

Summer is in full motion and each year it seems to bring more and more sporting events for both amateur and professional athletes to take part in.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

RTE.ie

Cancellara withdraws from Tour

Fabian Cancellara announced his withdrawal from the Tour de France on the race's first rest day on Tuesday, becoming the latest big name to exit, albeit the Swiss did so voluntarily.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Fabian Cancellara, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Fassa Bortolo, Cycling, Tour de France

IcNetwork

Luke Rowe column: Welsh cycling ace analyses the stunning Tour de...

The season is getting closer and some of the big clubs from around Europe are tracking Cardiff City and Swansea City's stars.

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Related Topix: Alberto Contador, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Tour de France, Cycling

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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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