Cycling

Exclusive: Cycling "dropped the ball" over Tokyo 2020 Paralympic inclusion admits UCI President

By Duncan Mackay

UCI President Brian Cookson is confident that cycling will be added to the Paralympic programme for Tokyo 2020 ©Getty ImagesInternational Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson has admitted they "dropped the ball" over the sport's application to be part of the programme for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo but is confident they will be among the sports included.

British Cycling announces squad for Newport Para-cycling International

By Daniel Etchells

Jody Cundy is one of four current track world champions to be included in Great Britain's squad for the Newport Para-cycling International event ©Getty ImagesBritish Cycling has named four current track world champions in its 16-strong squad for the upcoming Newport Para-cycling International.

Paralympic gold medallist drink-drive victim hoping to return to cycling but needs further operation

By Daniel Etchells

Simon Richardson (centre) celebrates his gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's double Paralympic gold medallist Simon Richardson, left fighting for his life four years ago after being knocked off his bike by a drink-driver while training for London 2012, has suffered a further setback in his bid to return to cycling.

British Paralympic legend Dame Sarah to take on world hour cycling record

By Nick Butler

Dame Sarah Storey will attempt to break the world hour cycling record next year ©Getty ImagesDame Sarah Storey, Great Britain's most decorated female Paralympian, will attempt to break the women's hour world record in February, it has been announced.

Spanish Para-cyclists star in new Cofidis advertising campaign

By Emily Goddard

Paralympic champion Alfonso Cabello stars in a new advert for Cofidis ©YouTubeFive Spanish Para-cyclists, including Paralympic champion Alfonso Cabello, are the stars of a new series of television adverts for Cofidis that show the true heroism of the athletes.

Kiwi Paralympic bronze medallist cyclist quits track but may set sights on triathlon at Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

New Zealand's Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement from international competition ©Getty ImagesParalympic cyclist Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement following a career that spanned two decades and was highlighted by a bronze medal at London 2012.

Embarrassment for UCI President Cookson after Tokyo 2020 Paralympic application submitted late

By Gary Anderson

A UCI error has potentially put Para-cycling's place at Tokyo 2020 at risk ©AFP/Getty ImagesInternational Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson has suffered major embarrassment after his organisation failed to submit its application for the sport's inclusion on the Tokyo 2020 programme on time to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Germany finish in style with three golds on final day of Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Hans-Peter Durst was one of three German winners on the last day at the Para-cycling Road World Championships ©Getty ImagesGermany ended the Para-cycling Road World Championships on a high as three athletes claimed road race gold medals on the final day of action in Greenville, South Carolina.

Photo-finishes highlight thrilling fourth day at Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Gary Anderson

A thrilling day in Greenville saw Britain claim gold in the women's tandem road race ©Getty ImagesA thrilling day of action at the Para-cycling Road World Championships in Greenville saw gold medals in two races decided by photo-finishes as British duo Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall claimed victory in the women's B/VI tandem race, while American Jamie Whitmore edged the women's C3 class.
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