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State-of-the-art Leeds triathlon base named after Brownlee brothers

A new £5m triathlon training base in Leeds opening this year is to be named after the city’s all-conquering Olympic heroes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee.

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Junior World and European cyclo-cross champion 17-year-old Tom Pidcock at his home in Roundhay. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Interview: Tom Pidcock has set wheels in motion on road to glory

Leeds teenager Tom Pidcock won the triple crown of British, European and World titles in junior cyclo-cross this past season. He spoke to Lee Sobot about his ambitions for similar success in the senior ranks.

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ABC superstar Martin Fry will headline this year's Eroica Britannia cycling festival - then join family and fans on their bikes in the Peak District.

Eroica Britannia cycling festival steps up a gear with ABC's Martin Fry and DJ Norman Jay

Poison Arrow hitmaker Martin Fry is on target to join thousands of fans on a bike ride after he headlines a retro cycling festival weekend in the Peak District.

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Thomas Voeckler winning in 2016

French cycling star to headline Tour de Yorkshire

The Tour de Yorkshire organisers have confirmed their first star rider for the 2017 race.

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Leeds's Katy Marchant (Picture: David Davies/PA).

Marchant forced to sit out Manchester event

Olympic bronze medallist Katy Marchant is to relinquish her four national titles this weekend after being forced to withdraw from the British Track Championships in Manchester with a knee injury.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Local cyclist Matt Denby tackles the 15% cobbles of Shibden Wall which will feature in the 3rd and final stage of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Tour de France will be back in Yorkshire, says director

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has claimed it is a case of “when, not if” the greatest cycling spectacle in the world returns to Yorkshire.

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ASOs Tour de France Director Christian Prudhomme, Scott Thwaites, Grace Garner and Sir Gary Verity at the unveiling of the route for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, Impressions Gallery, Bradford.
 (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish in sights of ambitious Tour de Yorkshire chiefs

Tour de Yorkshire organisers hope to lure Tour de France champion Chris Froome to be the headline act of the third staging of the annual race in 2017.

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‘When, not if’: Tour de France will return to Yorkshire, promises director

TOUR DE France director Christian Prudhomme says it is a case of ‘when, not if’ the greatest cycling spectacle in the world returns to Yorkshire.

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