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Richie Rude Gets Angry

The EWS champ guns for a KOM on a Squamish favorite<p>From OneUp:<br>Two days after winning the Whistler round of the Enduro World Series for a second …

Mountain Biking

Everything we thought we knew about free trade is wrong

“I’m a free trader,” said Donald Trump, in his speech announcing his candidacy. That was in June 2015. Since then, he’s been singing a very different tune. Sounding more like a flannel-wearing protester than the ruthless tycoon of <i>The Apprentice,</i> Trump now says the US needs “fair trade, not free …

Economics

'The best in the world aren’t a million miles better than me when I’m going well'

Few young British riders had as successful a 2015 as 19-year-old Matt Gibson. The teenager from Lymm, Cheshire, started his year with a bronze medal …

From Oregon to Australia: the unifying force of far-right resentment | Jason Wilson

The Oregon militia’s fondness for groups like Reclaim Australia should puncture any complacency about the growth of rightwing militancy<p>On the second day of the militia occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, one of the occupiers, Blaine Cooper noticed my accent and asked its …

Track cyclist Robert 'Thighs' Förstemann takes on strongmen in weightlifting challenge (video)

German track cycling sprinter Robert Förstemann is perhaps as well known for his enormous thighs as he is for his race results.<p>The 29-year-old former …

Listen to Sir Bradley Wiggins taking over Radio 4's Today programme

Tuesday’s <i>Today</i> programme, guest edited by Sir Bradley Wiggins is now available on the BBC iPlayer, so you can catch the iconic rider’s interviews …

Chris Froome: BBC Sports Personality 2015 contender

<b>"He has that real fight to get everything out and give everything to the finish line"</b> <i>- team-mate Geraint Thomas on cyclist Chris Froome.</i><p>Froome, 30, is the latest contender to be profiled in the run-up to the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 20 December, as we focus on one of the 12 …

Wiggins

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Blazin' Saddles: Merckx, Contador and a tale of two jerseys

In a week that Eddy Merckx's vintage jerseys are exhibited in London, a modern day cycling great was defending two of his own more tainted garments.

Cycling

British Prime Minister David Cameron to lead show of solidarity at Wembley

Prime Minister David Cameron will lead a show of solidarity with France at an England-France soccer match in London on Tuesday following the bloody …

Video Eurosport

GB dominate at the European Track Championships

Great Britain made a positive start to the European Track Championships with both the men's and women's team pursuit squads dominating in qualifying …