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Ride London 2017: Coryn Rivera sprints to RideLondon Classique win

Media playback is not supported on this device Coryn Rivera produced a superb late surge to win the 2017 RideLondon Classique in a sprint finish. The American, 24, started her sprint from deep, hauling in her rivals before kicking again to push Finland’s Lotta Lepisto into second on the Mall. ...

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'I don't want their support' – Cookson on McQuaid and Armstrong

Brian Cookson says he could not ask for “better endorsements” of his bid to remain as president of cycling’s world governing body than men he claims took the sport to “the brink of disaster”. UCI chief Cookson will take on vice-president David Lappartient in September’s election. Cookson has been called ...

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RideLondon – boxer Adams spins with students

Boxer Nicola Adams joins a spinning session with students in Sheffield as part of her preparations for the RideLondon 46 on Sunday 30 July. RideLondon 2017 takes place over three days from 28-30 July. You can find details of the BBC’s live coverage of the event here, while the BBC ...

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2017 BMX World Championships: Tre Whyte out to justify selection

British BMX rider Tre Whyte aims to “prove” he deserves the chance to compete in the World Championships this weekend. Whyte, who won bronze at the 2014 Worlds, was left out of the initial GB squad for this year’s event, but a wrist injury to Liam Phillips gave him a ...

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Claudia Cretti: Italian cyclist awake after Giro Rosa crash

Italian cyclist Claudia Cretti is showing early signs of recovery after being brought out of an induced coma following a crash during the Giro Rosa. The 21-year-old collided with the barriers in the women’s Tour of Italy. She was flown to hospital in Benevento on 7 July and was initially ...

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Ride London 2017: inspiring cycling stories – 100 miles in 100 words

The moment you take that first step towards achieving a huge personal goal, thoughts whirl through your mind. Committing to participate in a mammoth sporting event is one of those moments. Will I be able to motivate myself to train? Can I cross the finish line in one piece? Do ...

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Double-seeking Froome to race in Vuelta

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed he will ride in this year’s Vuelta a Espana in pursuit of a historic double. Briton Froome, 32, won his latest Tour title on Sunday in Paris. No rider has won the Tour and Vuelta in the same year since the ...

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Women's cycling: New-rider numbers up by 723,000 since 2013

Nearly three quarters of a million more UK women have taken up cycling since 2013, according to British Cycling. Three times as many men rode bikes regularly as women in 2013, leading to the #WeRide initiative to get one million more women cycling by 2020. “Four years on, I am ...

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Get Inspired: Beth Shriever on what it takes to be a BMX racer

Beth Shriever, an 18-year-old BMX racer from Braintree, is about to represent Great Britain in the World Championships in the US – her last event before moving up to the senior ranks. But how did she first discover BMX racing and why is it so addictive? Beth explains all, and ...

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RideLondon: Boxer Nicola Adams trains and takes a capital quiz

While Nicola Adams trains before taking part in RideLondon on 30 July, we test the Leeds boxer on her knowledge of the capital. The RideLondon event takes place over three days from 28-30 July. You can find details of the BBC’s live coverage of the event here, while the BBC ...

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