British Cycling

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Teams unveiled for Tour of Britain 2022

Teams unveiled for Tour of Britain 2022

Eighteen of the world’s leading teams, including home fan favourites INEOS Grenadiers, will compete in this year’s Tour of Britain. They will be one of five UCI WorldTeams who will take the start in the 18th edition of the UK’s most prestigious race, which begins in Aberdeen on Sunday 4 September and culminates with what promises to be …

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Elisa Longo Borghini wins the Queen Stage of the 2022 Women’s Tour

Elisa Longo Borghini wins the Queen Stage of the 2022 Women’s Tour

The summit of Black Mountain saw the finish line of the queen stage of this year’s Women’s Tour. Elisa Longo Borghini won the stage, timing her sprint into the wind perfectly. For the second day in a row, Kasia Niewiadoma was the runner-up and whilst she outsprinted Longo Borghini yesterday in Welshpool, she couldn’t do …

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Grace Brown takes stage and race lead in Wales

Grace Brown takes stage and race lead in Wales

After a wet day in wales, FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope’s Grace Brown took the win and the overall race lead in Welshpool. Brown beat Kasia Niewiadoma and Elisa Longo Borghini to claim the stage. She’d initiated the move with the original breakaway beginning to splinter over the climbs late in the stage. 5km from the end …

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Lorena Wiebes sprints to victory in Harlow on Stage Two

Lorena Wiebes sprints to victory in Harlow on Stage Two

After yesterday’s mishap, the pre-stage favourite Lorena Wiebes flew to a sprint victory today in Harlow. Wiebes won back-to-back stages of last year’s race and will have an opportunity to repeat that again tomorrow on Stage 3. Team DSM launched a successful lead-out that gave Wiebes the perfect positioning ahead of all of her rivals. …

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Clara Copponi wins Women’s Tour opener in Bury St Edmunds

Clara Copponi wins Women’s Tour opener in Bury St Edmunds

After coming super close in last year’s Women’s Tour Frenchwoman Clara Copponi claimed the first victory of her road racing career. She sprinted to the win on the opening stage of the Women’s Tour in Bury St Edmunds today. The FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope rider pipped Italian duo Sofia Bertizzolo (UAE Team ADQ) and Elena Cecchini …

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