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Swift and Pidcock will lead Great Britain team at Tour de Yorkshire

Ben Swift (UAE Team Emirates) and Tom Pidcock (Team Wiggins) will take leave from their respective trade teams next month to lead Great Britain's …

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Bardiani-CSF pick young, diverse team for Giro d'Italia

Bardiani-CSF have announced their roster for the upcoming Giro d'Italia, with the Italian Pro Continental team choosing a young, diverse squad to …

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Brandle ruled out of Giro d'Italia after Romandie collarbone break

Matthias Brändle’s season was dealt a significant blow Tuesday when the Austrian crashed and broke his collarbone at the Tour de Romandie.<p>The …

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Matthews: Romandie win has kick-started my season

Less than a week after finishing fifth at La Flèche Wallonne, Michael Matthews (Sunweb) provided another testament to his versatility with a winning …

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Geraint Thomas: Romandie uphill TT will be decisive

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) resumed his stage racing campaign at the Tour de Romandie with a solid sixth place in the opening 4.3-kilometre time trial. …

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Guarnier to lead USA Cycling Team at women's Tour of California

Megan Guarnier, who races for the trade team Boels Dolmans, will lead the USA Cycling Team at the Tour of California Women's Race in a bid to win a …

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Kroon confesses to doping after Dutch newspaper exposure

Former rider Karsten Kroon has confessed to doping during his career after it emerged he first planned to confess last spring via Dutch newspaper</i> …

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Tour de Romandie preview with York and Peiper - Podcast

In this edition of the <i>Cyclingnews</i> podcast, brought to you in association with Prendas Ciclismo, Pinarello and Floyds of Leadville, we are joined by …

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Start times for Tour de Romandie prologue time trial

The Tour de Romandie kicks off in traditional fashion with a short, sharp prologue time trial that will set the scene and make the initial time gaps …

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Porte recharged and relaxed ahead of Romandie defence

Riche Porte (BMC Racing) will look to kick-start his season at the Tour de Romandie this week. The Australian has only picked up one win this season …

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Planned revival of La Route de France cancelled

The planned return of La Route de France, which was cancelled last year over date conflicts with other races, has been shot down by the withdrawal of …

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Michele Scarponi remembered with mass ride in hometown of Filottrano

A year after Michele Scarponi's tragic death during an early morning training ride, his family, friends and 2000 cyclists remembered the former …

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Vos undergoes surgery for collarbone fracture

European champion Marianne Vos (Waowdeals) will miss a month of racing after crashing in Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday and fracturing her …

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Lance Armstrong can only watch the Giro d’Italia from the road side

The organisers of the Giro d’Italia have told <i>Cyclingnews</i> that Lance Armstrong will not be an accredited guest or podcaster at the Grand Partenza in …

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Tom Dumoulin 'feels better than last year' ahead of Giro d'Italia defence

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) said that he lacked the critical punch to follow the key attacks at Liège-Bastogne-Liège when the race exploded. However, …

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Lance Armstrong to podcast from Giro d'Italia in Israel and Tour of California after $5m settlement

Lance Armstrong has revealed he will record his podcast show at the Giro d’Italia in Israel and at the Tour of California, after his $5 million legal …

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Adam Yates to return to racing at Tour of California after Catalunya crash

Two months after he crashed out of the Volta a Catalunya, fracturing his pelvis, Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) will make his return to racing at the …

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Bettiol to miss Giro d'Italia after collarbone fracture at Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Alberto Bettiol has been ruled out of the Giro d'Italia after crashing at Liège-Bastogne-Liège and suffering multiple injuries, including a fractured …

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Bardet celebrates first-ever Monument podium at Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) has always called Liège-Bastogne-Liège his favourite one-day race on the calendar, and on Sunday the Frenchman could …

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Valverde cramps up in the final at Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) once again had to admit defeat after cramping up in the final of Liege-Bastogne-Liege, after already losing Flèche …

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Van der Breggen: I love to see the others take initiative

Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans) took her fourth UCI Women's WorldTour victory of the year at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday. She caught solo …

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Jungels follows Andy Schleck's wheel tracks for victory in Liege-Bastogne-Liege

History repeated itself in the best way possible for Bob Jungels on Sunday as the Quick-Step Floors racer netted Liège-Bastogne-Liège. It was his …

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Woods: This is the best result I've ever had in my life

Michael Woods (EF Education First-Drapac) clinched a breakthrough result in Liège-Bastogne-Liège by taking his first ever podium in a Monument …

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Dan Martin rues bad luck with a late puncture in Liege-Bastogne-Liege

A late front wheel puncture wrecked Dan Martin's chances in Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday, just when the UAE Team Emirates racer was in the thick of …

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Pitel poised for possible podium finish at Tour of the Gila

Edwige Pitel has very little left to prove on a bicycle. The 50-year-old Frenchwoman is a two-time French road champion in 2007 and 2016 and has won …

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Dumoulin tunes up for Giro d'Italia at Liege-Bastogne-Liege

As he builds towards the Giro d’Italia, Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) has returned to Liège-Bastogne-Liège for what is a last test of race condition …

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Creed finds his niche at Aevolo

Michael Creed has found his happy place. The 37-year-old former pro jumped straight from racing into directing the SmartStop team in 2014, but when …

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Van Vleuten, Spratt set to animate Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Mitchelton-Scott are aiming to close out their Ardennes Classics campaign with a victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday. Their best chances at …

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Matthews back in contention after injury-blighted spring

A morale-boosting fifth place for Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) in La Flèche Wallonne has confirmed to the Australian that after an injury-blighted …

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Vincenzo Nibali: It will be a very unusual Liege-Bastogne-Liege

He came, he smiled and took some selfies with fans, he stood on a podium and he left: Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) paid a lightning-fast visit to …

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