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December 17, 2018 12:47 PM Carol Boardman: Man guilty of killing Olympian's mother

A driver has admitted killing Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman's mother by running over her after she fell off her bike in Deeside, Flintshire. Liam Rosney, 33, of Connah's Quay, admitted causing death by careless driving at Mold Crown Court. He had previously faced a charge of causing death by dangerous driving. He and his wife Victoria Rosney were cleared 65

December 16, 2018 2:42 PM Geraint Thomas's stolen Tour de France trophy replaced

Geraint Thomas has received a new Tour de France trophy after his original was stolen from a cycling show. The Coupe Omnisports disappeared after Team Sky, whom Thomas rides for, loaned it to sponsor Pinarello to display at The Cycle Show in Birmingham. Police are investigating the theft, which came two months after Thomas won the famous race. The Cardiff 40

October 21, 2018 12:10 AM Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Invictus Games LIVE: Duke and Duchess host event in Sydney

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry are on day six of their first Royal tour as a married couple. Yesterday they received an enthusiastic welcome at the delayed Opening Ceremony of the fourth Invictus Games - Harry’s flagship sporting event for injured or sick army veterans. Prince Harry and wife Meghan will begin the first day of the Invictus Games Sydney 62

October 15, 2018 3:47 PM Woman born a man sets world record in first race at world cycling championships

Congratulation to Canadian Rachel McKinnon for winning the women’s sprint 35-39 age bracket at yesterday’s world cycling championship in Los Angeles. Rachel is a natural, tweeting: “I broke the 200m WORLD RECORD this morning. It was my first indoor 200m…” Imagine how much faster Rachel, who was born a man and also holds a PhD in philosophy and focuses 34

October 10, 2018 8:48 AM Geraint Thomas's Tour de France trophy stolen from show

Geraint Thomas is appealing for thieves to return his Tour de France trophy after it was stolen from a cycle show. Police are investigating the theft of the Coupe Omnisports - presented each year to the winner of cycling's most famous race. It was taken after Thomas's Team Sky loaned the trophy to sponsors Pinarello to display at The Cycle Show in Birmingham 34

September 26, 2018 1:30 PM Boohoo sales boost after summer of cycling shorts

The return of cycling shorts to the fashion scene helped Boohoo Group report record sales and profits. Boohoo boss Carol Kane said she could not believe cycling shorts became this summer's "biggest fashion trend". The owner of PrettyLittleThing and Nastygal fashion labels reported a 50% jump in sales to £395.3m and a 22% rise in pre-tax profits to £24.7m, for the six months 67

September 25, 2018 10:32 AM Elite British cyclist Mike Hall 'died instantly' when hit by car during Australia race

Mike Hall was in second in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race when he was struck by a teenage driver who thought he had hit a kangaroo. Mike Hall was in second place in the 5,500km (3,400 miles) Indian Pacific Wheel Race on 31 March last year when he died from severe head, spinal and abdominal injuries after he was hit from behind near Canberra. The respected 40

September 25, 2018 10:20 AM Headteacher bans pupils from cycling to school without number plates

Cycling groups question why Stanley Park High in south London "want to make cycling to school more difficult". Stanley Park High in Carshalton, south London, says its registration scheme will allow the public to report irresponsible cycling by pupils. Headteacher Amit Amin wrote on the school's website: "Students without a number plate will not be permitted 50

September 25, 2018 8:44 AM Children to be banned from cycling to school without number plates

Children have been told they will be banned from cycling to their south London school if they do not put number plates on their bikes. Teachers at Stanley Park High, in Carshalton, are introducing the scheme so members of the public can report pupils cycling dangerously. Charity Cycling UK questioned why Stanley Park High "want to make cycling to school 40

September 15, 2018 3:59 PM British cyclist Simon Yates set to win Spain's La Vuelta

Simon Yates's likely win in Spain's La Vuelta will be the fifth consecutive victory for a British cyclist in a Grand Tour event. Barring any major setback, the 26-year-old will become the third Briton to win one of cycling's Grand Tour races within the last year. Team Sky's Chris Froome is the current holder of the Giro d'Italia title and his teammate 75