Cycling

German cycling team Bora-Hansgrohe says some of its riders have been injured after being “involved in an accident with a car” during training in Italy. Three of the team – Wilco Kelderman, Rudiger Selig and Andreas Schillinger – were taken to hospital. “Wilco and Rudi have sustained concussion, while Andreas is awaiting final examinations,” said
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Britain’s Tom Pidcock finished third behind winner Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert again in the Cyclo-cross World Cup. Pidcock finished one minute 49 seconds behind Van der Poel and 18 secs off Van Aert, two of cycling’s biggest talents. Pidcock, 21, will race against Van der Poel and Van Aert on cycling’s
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Israel Start-Up Nation sports director Cherie Pridham says the “overwhelming” reaction to her appointment shows she has a role to play in “leading the way” for women in men’s cycling. She said she is still doing several interviews a day and has received “well over 1,000” messages of support. “It is still a bit overwhelming,”
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UK Sport decisions on funding for Paris 2024 signal a move towards greater diversity and winning “the right way”, says chair Dame Katherine Grainger. British sports will receive £352m for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris, split across 43 sports. New additions like surfing and skateboarding have been funded while some traditional sports have
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Paralympic champion Jon-Allan Butterworth has retired from professional cycling. Butterworth – a three-time silver medallist at London 2012 – joined British Cycling in 2007, 10 weeks after having his arm amputated because of injuries suffered in Iraq. “I have enjoyed a long and successful career,” Butterworth said. “My proudest achievement is becoming the first British
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