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World champion Peter Sagan won stage two of the Tour de France to take the overall race lead. The Slovak surged past French hope Arnaud Demare on the slight incline to the finish and held off the fast-finishing Italian Sonny Colbrelli. Sagan takes the yellow jersey from stage-one winner Fernando Gaviria, who was unable to
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Four-time winner Chris Froome should be allowed to compete at the Tour de France without the threat of violence, says UCI president David Lappartient. Froome is expecting “confrontation out on the road” at this year’s Tour, which starts on Saturday, despite his anti-doping case being dropped. The Briton, 33, was under investigation by cycling’s world
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Team Sky have taken the unprecedented step of releasing a cache of data to BBC Sport detailing Chris Froome’s diet, power output and heart-rate from the Briton’s victory in May’s Giro d’Italia. On Monday, an anti-doping case against Froome was dropped by the UCI, cycling’s world governing body, following an investigation after more than the
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Glasgow is to host the UCI Track Cycling World Cup series next year. The Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome will host the second round of the 2019-20 series from 8-10 November as part of the qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. “We’re delighted to be staging another UCI Track Cycling World Cup in this country,”
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Chris Froome’s anti-doping case has been dropped by cycling’s world governing body. The four-time Tour de France winner was investigated by the UCI after double the allowed level of legal asthma drug Salbutamol was found in his urine during his 2017 Vuelta a Espana win. World cycling’s governing body says closing the case was “based
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