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Barker excited by World Road Championships

Elinor Barker tells BBC Sport about her hopes for the UCI World Road Championships in Bergen, Norway, discusses switching teams and the Commonwealth Games. Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races, from 17-24 September, is on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the ...

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Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record

Mark Beaumont has broken the world record for cycling around the world – by 44 days. The 34-year-old, from Perthshire, arrived in Paris one day ahead of schedule having cycled the 18,000-mile route in 79 days. He set a new world record of 194 days in 2008. Since then it ...

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World Road Cycling Championships: Team Sky third in team trial

Chris Froome’s Team Sky finished third in the opening team trial at the World Road Cycling Championships in Norway. Team Sunweb achieved the men’s and women’s double on day one in Bergen. Featuring Giro d’Italia champion Tom Dumoulin, the German outfit clocked 47 minutes 50.42 seconds on the 42.5km course ...

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Pat McQuaid lobbying against me, says UCI president Brian Cookson

The head of cycling’s world governing body has expressed “grave concern” that his predecessor is “actively lobbying” against him. The sport’s most powerful figure – Briton Brian Cookson – is being challenged by Frenchman David Lappartient in next week’s UCI presidential election. Cookson says he has been shown “proof” the ...

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Cummings pulls out of time trial after road race omission

UCI Road World Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app – full broadcast schedule here Great Britain’s Steve Cummings has withdrawn from ...

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Cycle to Work Day: 'It's faster than getting the bus'

Cycling to work can cut the risk of both cancer and heart disease, according to researchers from Glasgow University. The scientists also found that cycling to work took very little willpower, once it became part of a daily routine. So, on Cycle to Work Day, regular cyclists talk about why ...

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Road World Championships: BBC coverage and event schedule

UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. The World Road Championships take place from 17-24 September in ...

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