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Walks & Cycling

Weekend Walk: Malo Cross

This walk makes a fine alternative to the famous Hole of Horcum route, which the car park also serves.

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CASH BOOST: Elite players such as Olympic bronze medallists Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge lost funding but badminton is to receive �10m-plus.

Cycling and football put on notice over funding applications

Grass-roots funding agency Sport England have announced a third batch of four-year grants for national governing bodies starting next month, with rugby league and swimming both getting more than £10m each.

The Tour de Yorkshire.

Team Wiggins left ‘disappointed’ at Tour de Yorkshire snub

Team Wiggins have expressed disappointment at being omitted from the Tour de Yorkshire.

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Designers working on Pokemon Go-style gaming app for Cycle Superhighway users

Designers working on Pokemon Go-style gaming app for Cycle Superhighway users

Software developers from the University of Bradford are working on a 'Pokemon Go'-style app aimed at users of the Cycle Superhighway.

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Olympic Team GB Sprint coach Justin Grace who was given a life saving liver transplant at the St James's University Hospital in Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 21, 2017. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Olympic cycling hero: Liver transplant at Leeds hospital saved my life

British Cycling’s head sprint coach Justin Grace has made an emotional appeal for organ donors as he spoke about the liver transplant at a Yorkshire hospital that saved his life.

Sir Bradley Wiggins launched the Tour de Yorkshire in York two years ago but his team missed the cut this year (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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The Tour de Yorkshire, and defending champion Thomas Voekler, is returning to Scarborough for the third year running

Tour de Yorkshire welcomes record number of teams in 2017

A record number of teams will ride this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, organisers have announced.

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The green at Upper Denby

Weekend Walk: Denby Dale Circular

This circular walk begins in the West Yorkshire town of Denby Dale and loops into the Barnsley district of South Yorkshire.

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Josh Edmondson

Cycling chiefs probe Edmondson’s claims over injections

The International Cycling Union’s (UCI) anti-doping division has contacted the British authorities to “assess” former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson’s claim the British outfit covered up his breach of cycling rules on injections.

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Josh Edmondson, pictured riding for NFTO Pro Cycling last year. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Nick Westby: Josh Edmondson's revelations place further pressure on Team Sky and British Cycling

THE dark clouds hovering over cycling appear closer to home following the revelations by Leeds rider Josh Edmondson that he broke rules over the use of needles and was addicted to painkillers.

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Josh Edmondson, during his time with 
NFTO Pro Cycling in 2016. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Ex-Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson claims he used needles whilst at British squad

Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson, from Yorkshire, has claimed he broke cycling’s rules on injections and became addicted to the painkiller Tramadol while riding for the British outfit and the team did not reveal it.

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Chris Froome

Chris Froome backs Team Sky to move forward as it looks to repair damaged reputation

Three-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has suggested Team Sky would cease to exist without team principal Sir Dave Brailsford.

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Timble Village

Weekend Walk: Fewston & Timble Circular

Blubberhouses (some locals pronounce it “Blubber-us”) is a village of scattered houses and farms on both sides of the busy A59 Harrogate-Skipton road.

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Final flourish: Kedeena Cox will appear in the final of Channel 4s reality sport show The Jump tomorrow night. (Picture: Steve Brown/Channel 4/PA)

Interview: Paralympian Kadeena Cox jumping at chance to be Olympic star for all seasons

LEEDS sprinting and cycling star Kadeena Cox still gets emotional when watching replays of her Rio 2016 Paralympic glories.

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Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan excited to return for 2017 Women's Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan has committed her return to this year's Tour de Yorkshire.
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Dave Brailsford at the Team Sky press conference on the eve of the Tour de France starting in Yorkshire in 2014 (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Sir Dave Brailsford breaks his silence to defend Team Sky

Sir Dave Brailsford last night admitted “mistakes were made” by Team Sky relating to anti-doping and medical procedures, but that “there is a fundamental difference between process failures and wrongdoing”.

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Hooton Pagnell

Weekend Walk: Hooton Pagnell Circular

Hooton Panel is a delightful village with a fair claim to being one of the loveliest in South Yorkshire.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA.

Future funding warning made clear to British Cycling

UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl has warned British Cycling its future funding is dependent on it “restoring credibility” following investigations into allegations of bullying, discrimination and doping.

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The Tour de Yorkshire will take place between April 28-30

Where and when to see the Tour de Yorkshire 2017

The highly anticipated race timings for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled by Welcome to Yorkshire.
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Nicole Sapstead, chief executive of UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), gives evidence to a hearing of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee at the House of Commons. Picture: PA

Nicole Sapstead blasts British Cycling and Team Sky over failure to keep proper records

UK Anti-Doping boss Nicole Sapstead has launched a scathing attack on British Cycling, Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins’ doctor Richard Freeman for failing to keep proper records of drugs given to riders in their care.

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