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First look at Leeds’ £5m Brownlee Centre and cycle circuit

It’s named after two of the most successful Olympians Leeds has ever produced.

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2016: Tour de Yorkshire in Scarborough.

Tour de Yorkshire: A plotted history

The Tour de Yorkshire cycling race arose as a legacy event following the success of the visit of the 2014 Tour de France to God’s own county.

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Yorkshire climbs will be ‘one of the hardest days of the year’

THE spectre of stage three is giving riders nightmares with two days to go until this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend.
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SIR GARY VERITY: This is the biggest event in Yorkshire this year, by some margin.

Sky’s the limit as Yorkshire puts on a cycle show for TV this weekend

THIS weekend’s Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire has said.

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Harry Tanfield, pictured riding in Sundays Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic (Picture: Hugh McManus).

Harry Tanfield is eager for chance to tackle Tour de Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s Harry Tanfield is hoping for the green light to race in this week’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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The Tour de Yorkshire is a free show like no other

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

THE Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for Yorkshire’s local communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire says.

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Dame Sarah Storey's brand-new Storey Racing cycling team during thier recce of the full route of this years Asda Womens Tour de Yorkshire. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Weekend Interview: An uplifting Storey to give cycling hope

It is one of the great careers in British sport, and yet even that statement rather under-sells the pioneering accomplishments of Dame Sarah Storey.

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The Tour de Yorkshire represents the best of cycling, says Sir Gary Verity.

Sir Gary Verity: Why Yorkshire’s grand weekend out represents the best of cycling

IN less than a week’s time, the county will once again be showcased to the world through one of cycling’s biggest and most popular races, the Tour de Yorkshire.

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Bike Route: Pay homage, enjoy the diversity

Exactly one week today the world’s best cyclists will be competing in the Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire and second stage of the men’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Marquee names confirmed for Tour de Yorkshire

The big names due to ride in the Tour de Yorkshire have been confirmed.
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Lizzie Armitstead. Credit  Boels Dolmans.

Lizzie Armitstead: When the phone rang at 6am I felt like I had been violently punched in the stomach. I will have to live with it as long as I race.

After those missed drugs tests and disappointment in Rio, Lizzie Armitstead tells Sarah Freeman she is now gearing up for a comeback.

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WATCH: Singing plumber's tribute to the Tour de Yorkshire

WATCH: Singing plumber's tribute to the Tour de Yorkshire

A musician has released his latest comic video celebrating the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire.

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Katy Marchant: Leeds-born rider aiming to add to her medal haul with success in Hong Kong.

World Track Championships: Katy Marchant happy to go solo in sprint camp on the road to Tokyo

Katy Marchant stood alongside Jess Varnish and shared the anger and frustration in failing to qualify for the Rio Olympics, but now the former heptathlete is focusing on herself as the journey to Tokyo 2020 begins.

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Mike Hall with his pedometer at Greenwich Royal Observatory in south-east London after he won a round-the-world bike race in 2012

Harrogate cyclist Mike Hall killed on trans-Australia race after warning of ‘danger cars’

A YORKSHIRE cycling champion killed after he was struck by a car during a race across Australia had warned other riders days before about the dangers of fast moving vehicles, it emerged today.

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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.

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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.

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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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