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Wednesday Sep 10 | Yorkshire Evening Post

Century-old velodrome sees summer boom

Just 12 years after the manufacture of the modern bicycle in 1885, the first cycle races began at the grass velodrome at Roundhay Park in Leeds. And this summer, West Riding Track League, which has been based at the park since 1947, attracted the biggest numbers in decades.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Freepressseries.co.uk

Olympic champ Laura Trott triumphs in Abergavenny

OLYMPIC track champion Laura Trott conquered the roads of Monmouthshire to claim the women's National Road Race crown in Abergavenny. The 22-year-old successfully defended the under-23 title she won in Glasgow last year and claimed the overall winner's jersey on the road for the first time.

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Sky Sports

Progress pleases Garner

It has been a year of progress for Lucy Garner. The road cyclist is in just her second season as a rider and after a difficult first campaign has really found her feet in 2014.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Velonews

Lizzie Armitstead claims World Cup title as Lucinda Brand wins finale

The Rabo-Liv squad swept the podium at the GP de Plouay on Saturday, putting Lucinda Brand on the top step, as Lizzie Armitstead claimed the overall title in the 2014 UCI Women's Road World Cup.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Freepressseries.co.uk

Olympic champ Laura Trott triumphs in Abergavenny

OLYMPIC track champion Laura Trott conquered the roads of Monmouthshire to claim the women's National Road Race crown in Abergavenny.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Laura Trott, Dani King, Emma Pooley

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Lizzie Armitstead winning the 2013 national road race title in Glasgow

Otley Lizzie Armitstead won the coveted UCI Women's Road World Cup for the first time with one race remaining, today.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Podium Cafe

Preview: 2014 Crescent Vargarda TTT & Road World Cups - watch them live

I adore the Open de SuA de VA rgA rda World Cups , and not just because they're in that promised land, Sweden, but also because OMG YES!!! WE CAN WATCH THE ROAD RACE LIVE!!!! Given it's exactly the same course as forever, I'm going to point you elsewhere to find out what they're riding - for example, my Podium CafA© previews of the VA rgA rda ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Giorgia Bronzini, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marianne Vos, Emma Johansson, Evelyn Stevens, Noemi Cantele

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

RideLondon-Surrey 2015 ballot for places gets underway

Thousands of spectators and cyclists defied treacherous conditions sparked by the remnants of Hurricane Bertha in an unforgettable RideLondon-Surrey last Sunday .

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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