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T-shirts will carry art by prize artist
A painter shortlisted for a 2013 Artist of the Year competition has produced a new work for the Tour de France.
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letter: Ring bell to warn of your approach
This is an amenity that due to the river authority and Grantham Preservation Society, is kept in good repair for us all - walkers, dogs, and children, of all ages and abilities to enjoy.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Cycling - Sean Kelly: The voice that keeps us up at night
For professional cycling fans living in Asia-Pacific, it's a hard life. Being on the other side of the world away from more civilised time zones can wreak havoc on the lifestyle and body clock of an Australian sports fan whose sport of choice is primarily based in Europe.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Tour de France News
One of the odder things about pro cycling compared to many sports is the schedule overlap.
VIDEO: Sheffield Tour de France route in 2 mins
The world's biggest sporting event cycles into South Yorkshire next year when the Tour de France comes to the Sheffield and we've captured the entire route in this amazing two minute video We filmed the Sheffield stage in a 40 minute car journey and then sped up the footage, adding street name captions, so you can see exactly where it's going on ... (more)
India Auto News
Skoda official vehicle partner for Tour de France until 2018
Skoda has extended its sponsorship with Tour de France as official partner and official vehicle partner until 2018.
Horner's press conference snub at Tirreno 'nothing new'
Chris Horner was surprised that Tirreno-Adriatico race organizers failed to invite him to Tuesday's "top riders" pre-race press conference.
With Paris-Nice success, Thomas hopes he's next in line for Sky
Is Geraint Thomas the next breakout GC rider in Sky's assembly line of stars? He's certainly hoping so.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Cycling - GB's Thomas seizes yellow at Paris-Nice, Slagter wins stage four
Tom Jelte Slagter edged a sprint duel with fellow breakaway rider Geraint Thomas to win stage four at Paris-Nice, as the Welshman snatched the overall lead.
JJ Haedo embraces road captain role at Jamis-Hagens Berman
JJ Haedo won the Stillwater Criterium, the Argentinian's third stage victory of the 2013 Nature Valley Grand Prix As he prepares to start his second year back in the program where his pro career began in 2003, Juan Jose "J.J." Haedo is embracing his new role as road captain and mentor for the younger riders on the US-based Jamis-Hagens Berman ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Cavendish enjoys home advantage at Tirreno-Adriatico
While Diego Ulissi may have been born just a short ride away, Cavendish starts Tirreno-Adriatico on Wednesday with a home advantage on sprint rivals Andr Greipel and Marcel Kittel because of his growing links to Tuscany.
Stars, stars, stars at Tirreno-Adriatico
Some of the busiest days of the season are ahead of us. Paris-Nice is already underway and starting Wednesday we have parallel races going on as Italy's second biggest stage race starts off with a team timetrial.
Tour de France champion backs cycling campaign
Tour de France champion Chris Froome has given a glowing endorsement to The Star's Let's Get Cycling campaign.
Inside the mind of sport's most delusional man
COULD Lance Armstrong be any more delusional? The world's most famous drug cheat still seems to think we should remember him as a seven-time Tour de France champion.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
BMC head to Tirreno with Evans as leader
In 2011 Cadel Evans won his first Tour de France in a season which also saw the Australian win the overall at the Tour de Romandie and Tirreno-Adriatico where he also won Stage 6. Evans is once again heading to the race which is held between the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic coasts of Italy which has been won by Italian Vincenzo Nibali for the past two ... (more)
Lance Armstrong's Fuel Guru Reboots. His Quest? Kill Gatorade
Cycling fans crowd around the man wearing the aviator glasses and a VIP lanyard.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Pez Bookshelf: Tour de France 100
Frenchman Robert Marchand was 100 years old when he set a new age group category record by cycling 100 kms in 4:17, soon after setting the One Hour Record for the same 100+ age group to crown his birthday activities.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Porte to replace Froome in Italy's Tirreno-Adriatico
Australian cycling star Richie Porte has had to pass on his Paris-Nice title defence after a back injury to Sky teammate Chris Froome.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
In the News: Wiggins is proud of 2012 Tour win and ready to challenge critics
A year after his 2012 Tour de France victory, Bradley Wiggins admits he was not proud of his win that brought the yellow jersey to Great Britain for the first time in history.