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  1. Wiggins rounds out the crown jewels with brilliant time trial victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Velonews

    Gold medals, world titles, yellow jerseys, and even knighthood - it seemed Bradley Wiggins had every accolade he could acquire in cycling. On Wednesday, in one of his most sublime performances on the bike, the Brit added the lone missing jewel to his otherwise illustrious cycling crown, beating three-time reigning champ Tony Martin to add the world individual time trial title to his near-perfect palmares.

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  2. Worlds: Has Gerrans marked himself out of contention?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Cycling News

    The Australian team for the World Championships on paper is a formidable one with options for several scenarios. Simon Gerrans ' Canadian double victory saw him assume leadership of the nine-man squad and his odds shorten for the rainbow jersey.

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  3. Degenkolb sees Kittel split if they want green jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Velonews

    Degenkolb enjoyed green jersey glory at the Vuelta. Now, if he has ambitions to win the same competition at the Tour, he knows he cannot do so in Kittel's shadow.

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  4. Van Avermaet: Belgium to play on collective strength at WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Cycling News

    Belgium head into the World Championships with four potential team leaders and Greg Van Avermaet is confident the star-studded roster can produce a winning result. The Belgian, who won the GP de Wallonie on Wednesday, told Cyclingnews that the national team would use their collective strength to take on their rivals in Ponferrada, Spain, in under a fortnight.

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  5. France studies privatisation of national lottery - Le MondeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | AlertNet

    France's government has contacted banks about the possibility of privatising or selling a stake in state-controlled lottery and betting monopoly Francaise des Jeux , Le Monde newspaper reported. The finance ministry did not immediately respond to a query from Reuters on the report, which said a unit of the ministry in charge of overseeing state shareholdings had contacted banks this summer to explore options, the newspaper said.

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  6. McGee confident of Australian success at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Cycling News

    When Australian men's road coach Bradley McGee signed off on the team he and his fellow selectors picked for the World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain next week, he was confident that before him was a line-up that could win the 254km race. "It's only my second year in selection.

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  7. Porte 'draws line through year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Examiner

    The Launceston rider began 2014 in blistering form and with high hopes of playing a leading role in Europe's top races but was repeatedly struck down by sickness including a bout of pneumonia when sitting second in the Tour de France. Despite the disappointment just a week out from the road world championships, the 29-year-old remains confident of returning to the form which should have seen him leading Team Sky into this year's Giro d'Italia.

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  8. Porte ends illness marred 2014 season earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Cycling News

    Riche Porte has decided to call a premature end to his tumultuous 2014 season. Porte had been named on the Australian team's long-list for the World Championships at the end of the month.

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  9. Roche continues Worlds preparation at Tour of BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Cycling News

    Nicolas Roche has been one of the most aggressive riders during this week's Tour of Britain . The Tinkoff-Saxo rider has been jumping off the front for the past few stages.

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  10. Vuelta'14 St.18: Aru Attacks Monte CastroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | PezCycling News

    Race Report: Stage 18 took in the final climb twice, but it only took the young Italian Fabio Aru once to get a gap on the other Vuelta GC hopefuls. Chris Froome joined him for them both to prosper.

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  11. Vuelta'14 St.17: Fourth For Deger's In CorunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | PezCycling News

    Race Report: Stage 17 looked like a stage for the sprinters, but the sort of sprinter who can get over some stiff little climbs and that man had to be John Degenkolb. The German hit the front with only meters to go and the game was over.

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  12. Sanchez analyses race as Vuelta a Espana heads northRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Cycling News

    BMC Racing veteran Samuel Snchez has so far managed to fly under the radar when it comes to the GC battle. But when the race reaches the toughest climbs of the 2014 Vuelta a Espaa in his native Asturias region later this week at the Lagos de Covadonga on Sunday and again at the Farrapona on Monday, that may well no longer be the case.

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  13. Froome pleased with Sky's initiative on road to AlbaceteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Cycling News

    As the Vuelta a Espaa got underway, Sky manager Dave Brailsford spoke of the need for Chris Froome to rebuild his confidence gradually after a season beset by an accumulation of troubles.

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  14. Vuelta'14 St.7: De Marchi De WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | PezCycling News

    Race Report: Italy's Alessandro De Marchi has taken a step up from his most aggressive rider's award at the Tour de France by getting onto the top step as a stage winner at the Vuelta.

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  15. Alessandro de Marchi solos to victory in Vuelta stage 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Velonews

    Alessandro de Marchi soloed to win stage 7 of the Vuelta a Espana, his first grand tour stage victory.

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  16. Gallery: 2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Velonews

    Alessandro de Marchi and Johann Tschopp bridged up to join the day's breakaway after a hectic start to a stage that the Belkin team described as "hellish."

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  17. Contador: Nobody pulled in front when Froome crashedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Cycling News

    On the eve of the Vuelta a Espaa , Alberto Contador spoke hopefully of making his way calmly through the first ten days of the race before assessing his chances of challenging for final overall victory.

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  18. Froome emerges "relatively unscathed" from Vuelta a Espana crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Cycling News

    Chris Froome 's sole exchange with reporters in Alcaudete after stage 7 of the Vuelta a Espaa was short and to the point.

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  19. Vuelta '14 Stg.7: De Marchi De WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | PezCycling News

    Race Report: Italy's Alessandro De Marchi has taken a step up from his most aggressive rider's award at the Tour de France by getting onto the top step as a stage winner at the Vuelta.

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  20. Vuelta a Espana: Mixed fortunes for Chris Froome as Alessandro De Marchi wins stage 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Sky Sports

    Chris Froome picked up three seconds on his rivals but also suffered a heavy crash on a seventh stage of mixed fortunes at the Vuelta a Espana.

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