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YP Letters: Yorkshire cycling boost will improve health of the nation

From: Edward Grainger, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

England's Andy Tennant with his silver medal following the Men's 4000m Team Pursuit Final at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (Picture: Tim Ireland/PA Wire)

Andy Tennant takes long view over Yorkshire’s staging of Road World Championships

Andy Tennant, a track cyclist from the Black Country who regularly rides the roads around his grandparents’ home in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, has set his sights on helping a Briton win the world road cycling title in Yorkshire in 2019.

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2016 Tour de France winner Chris Froome of Britain, centre, Australia's Richie Porte, right, and France's Romain Bardet poses during the presentation of the 2017 Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Questions remain over Sir Bradley Wiggins, admits rival Chris Froome

Chris Froome admits questions remain over Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins seeking permission to use triamcinolone.

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The 2014 Tour de France peloton races up Haworth - but will the 2019 World Championships in Yorkshire improve cycle safety?

Andrew Vine: Stars welcome but humble cyclist still riding for a fall

CYCLING at this time of year is always a little more hair-raising than I’d like.

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Gold medalist Peter Sagan of Slovakia, center, celebrates on the podium with second place Mark Cavendish of Great Britain, left and third place Tom Boonen of Belgium, after the men's Elite Road Race at the 2016 Road World Championships in Doha. Picture: AP/Alexandra Panagiotidou)

Agony for Mark Cavendish as he misses second world road title by whisker

Mark Cavendish narrowly failed to win his second Road World Championship title in Doha after being beaten on the line by defending champion Peter Sagan.

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Lizzie Armitstead

Defending champion Lizzie Deignan finishes fourth at Road World Championships

Lizzie Deignan finished fourth in defence of the UCI Road World Championships women’s road race title as Amalie Dideriksen of Denmark won gold in Doha.

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The trig point on Baildon Hill

Weekend Walk: Baildon Moor

This is a first-class route considering how close it lies to the Leeds-Bradford conurbation.

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Adam Blythe, in his BMC-Racing days (Picture: PA)

World Championship: Adam Blythe’s spirit can help take Mark Cavendish to glory

Mark Cavendish was back to his best at this summer’s Tour de France.

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World champion Lizzie Armitstead meets fans after the Women's Tour de Yorkshire earlier this year. (Picture: Chris Etchells)

World Championships: Defending champion Lizzie Deignan puts trust in her own instincts over summer scandal and racing

Lizzie Deignan (nee Armitstead) admits her reign as world champion will, in all likeliness, come to an end today as she closes what has been a traumatic second half to the season in Doha.

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Five things you need to know in Yorkshire’s news today

Five things you need to know in Yorkshire’s news today

If you haven’t read the paper this morning - we’ve got you covered. Here are today’s top stories.

Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive at Welcome to Yorkshire, as Yorkshire is chosen to host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, during a press conference at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices, Leeds.

Now let’s add a fourth day to Tour de Yorkshire, says Verity

WELCOME to Yorkshire chief executive Sir Gary Verity is hoping the successful bid to bring the 2019 road world championships to the region will persuade British Cycling to give the Tour de Yorkshire an extra day.

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Cyclists tackle the Holme Moss climb on the Tour de France Stage 2, in 2014

How Yorkshire took its place among cycling’s Premier League

Yorkshire’s status as the premier destination for global cycling events was confirmed yesterday when the sport’s governing body awarded the 2019 UCI Road World Championships to the county.

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This was the scene in Leeds when Yorkshire hosted the Tour de France two years ago.

YP Comment: Welcome to Yorkshire, the new capital of world cycling

IT is staggering to think that cycling’s World Road Championships, to be staged in Yorkshire in 2019, could eclipse the enthusiasm witnessed two years ago when this county staged the greatest Grand Départ in the illustrious history of the Tour de France.

Lottery millions helping to bring world's top cyclists to Yorkshire for 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships

Lottery millions for Yorkshire cycling showcase 'will enhance UK as world leading host'

Millions of pounds of National Lottery funding for the 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships will help Yorkshire enhance the UK's reputation as a world leading host, says the head of UK Sport.
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Mark Cavendish (centre) shakes hands with Alberto Contador (left) and Chris Froome at the start of of the first stage of the Tour de France in in Leeds. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire 2019: The YP’s guide to the UCI Road World Championships

Yorkshire has won the right to host the 2019 UCI World Road Championships, beating bids from Germany, Italy and Colombia.

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Tour de France 2014 - Stage 2, York to Sheffield - Yorkshire, England - The peloton Passes through Addingham for the second time in Le Tour. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Racing into the history books: Yorkshire wins bid to host 2019 Road World Cycle Championships

Yorkshire’s standing as the capital of world cycling was confirmed today when it was announced that the county will host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

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Harrogate hosting the Tour de France in 2014. The UCI Road World Championships will come to Yorkshire in 2019.

Excitement across world peloton at return to Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s selection as host for the 2019 UCI Road World Championships has been greeted with delight across the peloton.

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Lizzie Armitstead, now Deignan, at the Tour de Yorkshire race from Otley to Doncaster in April

Yorkshire ‘quietly confident’ of winning world road race cycle championships tomorrow

Yorkshire will learn on Wednesday whether its place as one of the leading destinations for world cycling is secure when the sport’s governing body names hosts for future versions of the world road race championships.

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Mark Cavendish (centre) shakes hands with Alberto Contador (left) and Chris Froome at the start of of the first stage of the Tour de France in in Leeds. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire awaits UCI decision over hosting cycling World Championships

Yorkshire is confident of being named host of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships on Wednesday.

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Photo credit: Anthony Chappel-Ross/PA Wire

YP Comment: Tourist trailblazer

THAT the UK’s tourism industry is now worth £127bn a year is not only testament to Britain’s attractions and unrivalled countryside, but the effectiveness of marketing campaigns led by Welcome to Yorkshire and others.

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