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Walks & Cycling

Weekend Walk: Hull Pot

In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks area, this route is good for those days when a planned ascent of Penyghent is abandoned because of deteriorating visibility.

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Team Sky's principal Sir Dave Brailsford (Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire).

Sir Dave Brailsford bites back over UKAD chairman’s comments

Under-pressure Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has criticised the chairman of UK Anti-Doping for undermining the ongoing investigation into allegations of wrongdoing in cycling.

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Tom Pidcock (Oldfield/ Paul Milnes Cycles ERT) celebrates winning the Junior Men's Race.

Top gear: How Yorkshire riders took the medals at National Cycle-Cross in Bradford

Yorkshire riders secured a host of medals as Bradford hosted the National Cyclo-Cross Championships over the weekend.

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Robin Hood's Bay Maw Wyke Walk  Robin Hoods Bay and the headland of Ness Point.

Weekend Walk: Robin Hoods Bay & Maw Wyke

Two good paths run out of Robin Hood’s Bay to provide great circular walks: the Cleveland Way national trail and the old Scarborough Whitby railway line, now a walking and cycling route known as the Cinder Track.

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Lizzie Armitstead . Picture: Chris Etchells

State of the Nation - Cycling: Taking the positives despite the dark clouds that still hover

Four years have passed since the day that shook the cycling world – when the enormous scale of the Lance Armstrong lie was exposed.

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Slaithwaite  Looking back across Slaithwaite.

Weekend Walk: Slaithwaite Circular

This is a lovely walk at any time of year but especially so on a crisp winter’s day.

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Margaret Atherden explores Nidderdale with her faithful companion Bertie for a new book on winter walks in North Yorokshire.

Walking guide to county that’s a real breath of fresh winter air

Keen walker Margaret Atherden realised there were no guides to winter walks in North Yorkshire, so she decided to write one. Catherine Scott reports

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Kadeena Cox, who is taking part in The Jump

Leeds Paralympic champion loses sports funding during stint on reality show

Leeds’s Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has had her elite UK Sports funding suspended while she takes part in a reality TV show.

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Starting the Golden Ticket journey at the Australian Open in Melbourne in January.

Golden Ticket: Bags are packed and ready for an indulgent final tour of duty

If you had a golden ticket to one sporting event per month across the globe, where would you go? Nick Westby takes us on a journey.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement. (Picture: David Davies/PA Wire)

Nick Westby: Sir Bradley Wiggins – the trailblazer who led British cycling into an unprecedented era of dominance

Sir Bradley Wiggins has called time on one of the most glorious careers in British sport.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins: Five things we have learned about Britain’s cycling legend

Sir BRADLEY WIGGINS has announced his retirement from competitive cycling.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement. Picture: David Davies/PA

Golden Boy: Sir Bradley Wiggins retires from cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling.

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Yorkshires Scott Thwaites is aiming for success in the Classics (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Classics goal: Scott Thwaites aiming to add a new dimension to success of British cycling

Dominant on the track and now masters in the art of winning a Tour de France, there are very few boundaries that British cyclists have left to break after a decade of unparalleled growth and success for the sport in this country.

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St Michael & All Angels, Beckwithshaw

Weekend Walk: Beckwithshaw Circular

This is an easy but satisfying walk around the field paths, back lanes and tracks on the west side of Harrogate.

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Yorkshire Bank employees getting behind the Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries scheme at the companys headquarters in Leeds.

Sir Gary Verity: Bicycle libraries honour legacy of sport’s success

PASSION and pride is at the very heart of communities in Yorkshire and the Tour de Yorkshire and Grand Départ showcased this like nothing we’ve ever seen before.

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Autumn sun on the flanks of Great Whernside above Kettlewell.

Weekend Walk: Great Whernside

Not to be confused with Whernside, which is Yorkshire’s highest summit and one of the famous Three Peaks, Great Whernside is nevertheless a challenging climb.

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The Stray, Harrogate

MPs recommend lifting of Harrogate Stray restrictions for Tour de Yorkshire

Historic regulations governing the use of parkland in central Harrogate look set to be relaxed to allow the town to host the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race.

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Weekend Walk: Studley Park & Fountain’s Abbey

Weekend Walk: Studley Park & Fountain’s Abbey

This easy walk showcases the lovely countryside in and around Studley Park and provides an elevated view across the beautiful valley of the River Skell and ruin of the great Cistercian monastery, Fountains Abbey.

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Harry Tanfield

Tanfield, Womersley and Nowell keen to make tracks with new British team

Harry Tanfield has spoken of his excitement at the prospect of racing alongside Chris Opie after signing for new British professional cycling team BIKE Channel Canyon.

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Path along the edge of Wharfedale.

Weekend Walk: Cow & Calf

Many walkers visit Ilkley Moor’s iconic Cow & Calf (also known as the Hangingstone Rocks) by using one of the network of paths from Ilkley and White Wells.

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