Cycling

Para-cyclist Daphne Schrager says winning her first world title less than three years after switching from athletics has given her “more belief” in her abilities. The 21-year-old won the C3 individual pursuit at the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Paris last month. Former sprinter Schrager joined British Cycling’s programme in December 2019. “It doesn’t really
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British professional mountain biker Ben Moore believes more people could benefit from the “thrill” of extreme sports. The 32-year-old has been racing on the pro circuit for nearly seven years. “Some might not think these types of sports are for them,” Moore told BBC Radio Solent. “You have to be an adrenaline seeker and a
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British Cycling says chief executive officer Brian Facer is “stepping down” from the role by mutual agreement. Facer’s departure comes after a series of controversies for British Cycling this year, including its transgender participation policy and a sponsorship deal with oil giant Shell. In September, it also apologised for recommending people should not use their
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Former Paris-Roubaix winner Sonny Colbrelli has been forced to retire at the age of 32 after having a defibrillator fitted. He was diagnosed with “unstable cardiac arrhythmia” and later fitted with a subcutaneous defibrillator implant (ICD). “I say goodbye to cycling and try to do it with a smile for the good it gave me,
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Dutch cyclist Amy Pieters has taken her first steps since suffering severe brain damage in a training crash in Alicante in December. The 31-year-old, a three-time Madison world champion, only regained consciousness in April after being put in an induced coma following surgery. She is recovering in a Netherlands intensive neuro-rehabilitation centre. A statement on
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Britain’s Neah Evans claimed her first major individual title in the women’s points race at the Track Cycling World Championships. Ethan Hayter and Ollie Wood took men’s madison silver, with bronze for Ethan Vernon in the men’s elimination race. Evans won gold in France with 60 points, ahead of Denmark’s Julie Leth and American Jennifer
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