Cycling

Image caption The track at Manchester’s velodrome contributed to the UK’s cycling success Cycling fans can own “a piece of history” as the original track from the Manchester Velodrome is on sale. Planks of the Siberian spruce, which are being replaced, have been donated to recycling charity Emerge. It is getting the entire old track
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Image copyright Stewart Ambrose Image caption About 550 riders were due to take part in the annual Boxford Tornado in Suffolk on Sunday An annual cycling event featuring 550 riders has been postponed because the route is “peppered” with potholes, organisers said. The Boxford Tornado in south Suffolk was due to take place on Sunday.
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Remy di Gregorio won stage two of the Tour la Provence in February French cyclist Remy di Gregorio has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a form of banned blood-boosting hormone EPO. The 32-year-old returned a positive test for darbepoetin (depo) on 8 March during stage race Paris-Nice. Cycling’s world governing body the UCI
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Commonwealth Games: Road racer Simmonds claims bronze in women’s time trial England’s Hayley Simmonds claimed Commonwealth Games bronze in the women’s time trial and tears of joy quickly followed the latest high in a remarkable transition. The 29-year-old stood on the podium next to New Zealand’s Linda Villumsen and Australia’s gold medallist Katrin Garfoot, weighing
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The one-day classic Paris-Roubaix features 29 sections of cobbles Belgium’s Michael Goolaerts was taken to hospital after crashing during Paris-Roubaix on Sunday. The 22-year-old fell on the second set of cobbles in the prestigious 257km one-day classic in northern France. “Michael Goolaerts was involved in a crash and forced to abandon the race, he was
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