• Tour de France champion Froome to race at Vuelta a Espana
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    Tour de France champion Froome to race at Vuelta a Espana

    (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed his participation in this year's Vuelta a Espana, Team Sky said on Thursday. Froome, who won the Tour title on Sunday in Paris, has previously finished second in Vuelta on three occasions. "I've got the opportunity

  • Cavendish targets Tokyo 2020 gold
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    Cavendish targets Tokyo 2020 gold

    (Reuters) - Britain's Mark Cavendish hopes to extend his career for a "few more years" as he targets Eddy Merckx's Tour de France stage wins record and the madison gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 32-year-old Team Dimension Data rider was forced out of the Tour with a shoulder

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    Ex-motorcycling world champion Nieto, 70, hurt in quad bike crash

    Former motorcyling world champion Angel Nieto is in an induced coma in an Ibiza hospital after the quad bike the 70-year-old was riding collided with a car on Wednesday, Spanish media reported. Nieto, who won multiple titles in the 50cc and 125cc categories, struck his head when he was flung from his

  • Egyptian endurance athlete sets new goals after cycling record
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    Egyptian endurance athlete sets new goals after cycling record

    Not content with having been part of the fastest ever team to cycle across Europe, Egyptian endurance athlete Helmy Elsaeed is turning his attention to a challenge closer to home - and then potentially the Winter Olympics. In June, Elsaeed and four Swedish cyclists took 12 hours off the previous record