Bobridge retired at the age of 27 because of rheumatoid arthritis Jack Bobridge said it felt like “the closest you could come to death without actually dying”. An Australian ex-professional road racer and Olympic track medallist, in 2015 he attempted to set a new world record for distance cycled in one hour. It took him
Katie Archibald has won five World Championship medals, including three gold UCI Track Cycling World Championships Venue: Pruszkow, Poland Dates: 27 Feb-3 March Coverage: Watch live coverage on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and app. Great Britain’s Katie Archibald aims to be “nervous enough” but not “right over the edge”
Belgium’s Jolien D’Hoore won last year’s opening stage of the race which went from Framlington to Southwold Suffolk has been announced as the host of the opening stage of the Women’s Tour for the next two years. This year will be the fourth time Britain’s biggest women’s pro-cycling race has started in the county. Framlingham
Jaime Roson’s last race before his suspension was the Criterium du Dauphine in June 2018 Spain’s Jaime Roson has been banned for four years because of an “adverse analytical finding” in his biological passport. The 26-year-old was provisionally suspended in June 2018 after governing body the UCI opened an investigation into the January 2017 finding.
Vicky Williamson was unable to train for 10 months following her accident in Rotterdam in 2016 Vicky Williamson has been included in the Great Britain squad for the UCI Track Cycling World Championships, which start this month. Williamson, 25, recently returned to elite action after suffering serious injuries in a race crash in March 2016.
July 2018: Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Freeman – We never crossed the line The medical tribunal of former chief Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman is at serious risk of being delayed for several months. Freeman is yet to attend his hearing in Manchester, which was due to begin on
It was Yates’ first stage win for eight months, since a victory at the Criterium du Dauphine in 2018 Britain’s Adam Yates held off Spain’s Alejandro Valverde to win stage four of the Tour of Valencia on Saturday. Yates, who rides for Mitchelton-Scott, attacked in the last kilometre of a hilly stage, which had included
Glasgow’s co-hosting of the European Championships was described as a “great success” by organisers Glasgow will host the new combined Cycling World Championships for its inaugural staging in 2023. The city has been chosen as it can stage 13 different cycling disciplines across road, track, BMX and mountain biking events. Currently, each discipline has its
Laura Kenny won the British scratch race title in London in December Olympic champion Laura Kenny will ride in the inaugural Six Day Series Manchester at the National Cycling Centre in March. Kenny, 26, will take part in the event – a mix of track racing and music for elite men and women and emerging
Geraint Thomas is ‘back to the day job’ after Tour de France celebrations Geraint Thomas will miss May’s Giro d’Italia to be “in the best shape possible” for July’s Tour de France. Last year Thomas became the third Briton to win the Tour, following four victories by Team Sky team-mate Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins’