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Froome grateful for Sky backing | Video | Watch TV Show - SkySports

Wed Dec 12 2018 1:49pm
Froome grateful for Sky backing | Video | Watch TV Show  SkySports

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome reacts to the news that Sky will end its involvement with Team Sky at the end of 2019.

Categories: Cycling

Team Sky’s legacy: titles and ambition tarnished by coldness and allegations - The Irish Times

Wed Dec 12 2018 1:12pm
Team Sky’s legacy: titles and ambition tarnished by coldness and allegations  The Irish Times

The team which will lose Sky as a sponsor next year made cycling more professional, yet forfeiting some of its humanity.

Categories: Cycling

Nibali to ride Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in 2019 - Cyclingnews.com

Wed Dec 12 2018 11:29am
Nibali to ride Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in 2019  Cyclingnews.com

Sky's decision to withdraw backing 'wasn't made overnight' says Italian.

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Vuelta a España 2020 to start in Netherlands - VeloNews

Wed Dec 12 2018 10:16am
Vuelta a España 2020 to start in Netherlands  VeloNews

The Vuelta will begin in the low countries in 2020. It will be only the fourth time the Spanish tour has had its grand depart on foreign soil.

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McLaren to sponsor Nibali's Bahrain-Merida team - VeloNews

Wed Dec 12 2018 8:22am
McLaren to sponsor Nibali's Bahrain-Merida team  VeloNews

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — Motorsport giant McLaren is entering cycling at the top level just as Sky is leaving. The English Formula One group, the second most ...

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McLaren announces Bahrain Merida pro cycling partnership - BBC Sport

Wed Dec 12 2018 5:56am
McLaren announces Bahrain Merida pro cycling partnership  BBC Sport

The McLaren Group says the aim is "to be the best in professional cycling" after signing a deal to become a 50% partner in the Bahrain Merida team.

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Team Sky will cease to exist as broadcaster pulls sponsorship - The Guardian

Wed Dec 12 2018 3:31am
Team Sky will cease to exist as broadcaster pulls sponsorship  The Guardian

Sky will end its involvement in cycling in 2019 after more than a decade of backing, bringing to a conclusion Sky's ownership and sponsorship of Team Sky.

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The Hague to bid to host Tour de France Grand Départ in 2020 - DutchNews.nl

Wed Dec 12 2018 3:13am
The Hague to bid to host Tour de France Grand Départ in 2020  DutchNews.nl

The Hague is going to make a serious attempt to host the start of the Tour de France cycle race in 2020, the AD reported on Wednesday. The Hague has the title ...

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Tour Down Under: Dylan Sunderland to make debut in great race after crash scare - The Northern Daily Leader

Wed Dec 12 2018 1:00am
Tour Down Under: Dylan Sunderland to make debut in great race after crash scare  The Northern Daily Leader

HEART: Inverell rider Dylan Sunderland has survived the scariest moment of his career to have his best ever year - and now it gets real serious. Five months ago ...

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Pete Shelley's Solo Career Is Worth Shouting About as Much as The Buzzcocks - VICE

Tue Dec 11 2018 6:18pm
Pete Shelley's Solo Career Is Worth Shouting About as Much as The Buzzcocks  VICE

Few artists have done self-effacement with as much charm as Pete Shelley. Add to that the Buzzcocks singer's unerring gift for melody, his arch delivery and his ...

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McLaren power into cycling with Bahrain-Merida joint venture - Cyclingnews.com

Tue Dec 11 2018 5:00pm
McLaren power into cycling with Bahrain-Merida joint venture  Cyclingnews.com

McLaren and Bahrain-Merida have announced an exciting joint venture from the start of the 2019 road season with the overall aim of becoming the most ...

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8 Maltese youth bowlers take part in Youth European Trophy Tour in France - Malta Independent Online

Tue Dec 11 2018 2:48pm
8 Maltese youth bowlers take part in Youth European Trophy Tour in France  Malta Independent Online

The 21st Edition of the Jeff De Bruges YET stop in France saw no less than 8 Maltese youth bowlers taking part; namely Dwayne Zahra, Matthew Magro, Dylan ...

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Rotterdam keen to host a second Tour de France Grand Depart - Cyclingnews.com

Tue Dec 11 2018 12:14pm
Rotterdam keen to host a second Tour de France Grand Depart  Cyclingnews.com

Dutch port hopes to involve other cities and regions.

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Video: Mike Cotty climbs the mighty Tourmalet in latest Col Collective film - road.cc

Tue Dec 11 2018 10:38am
Video: Mike Cotty climbs the mighty Tourmalet in latest Col Collective film  road.cc

Pyrenean ascent has featured in Tour de France for more than a century - this time Cotty rides it from the west. The latest film from the Col Collective isn't the first ...

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Revitalized Liège attracts Sagan - VeloNews

Tue Dec 11 2018 10:10am
Revitalized Liège attracts Sagan  VeloNews

Organizers are expected to move Liège-Bastogne-Liège finish to flatter terrain, opening the door for fast-finishing classics riders.

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UCI confirms WorldTour and Pro Continental teams for 2019 - Cyclingnews.com

Tue Dec 11 2018 10:01am
UCI confirms WorldTour and Pro Continental teams for 2019  Cyclingnews.com

The UCI has confirmed there will be 18 teams in the men's WorldTour in 2019, with 25 teams registered at the Professional Continental level.

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Who is Geraint Thomas’ wife Sara Elen and when did she marry the Tour de France winner? - The Sun

Tue Dec 11 2018 9:41am
Who is Geraint Thomas’ wife Sara Elen and when did she marry the Tour de France winner?  The Sun

Sara Elen is married to Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and admitted it took her time to fall in love with him, but she has never looked back.

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Innsbruck 2018: Was this the toughest Worlds course ever? - Cyclist

Tue Dec 11 2018 8:21am
Innsbruck 2018: Was this the toughest Worlds course ever?  Cyclist

This article was originally published in issue 79 of Cyclist magazine. Words Richard Moore Illustration Steve Millington. The toughest ever Road Race World ...

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Young Astana rider forced to leave the team after being diagnosed with heart condition - Cycling Weekly

Tue Dec 11 2018 7:28am
Young Astana rider forced to leave the team after being diagnosed with heart condition  Cycling Weekly

Astana has dropped a 26-year-old rider from their roster due to concerns over his heart health. Kazakh pro Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev joined the WorldTour team in ...

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