Cycling

Australian Para-cyclist Cooke targets another incredible year

By Liam Morgan

Australian para-cyclist Carol Cooke is aiming for an historic triple double at the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships later this year ©Carol CookeAustralian Para-cyclist Carol Cooke is aiming to replicate her incredible achievements in the sport in recent years ahead of the Para-Cycling Road World Championships later this year.

UCI promise to address International Paralympic Committee concerns over track cycling

By Duncan Mackay

The UCI has promised to improve the standard for track cycling to help it retain its place on the Paralympic programme ©Getty ImagesInternational Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson has promised to increase the visibility of track cycling and give riders more opportunities after they warned that it faces being dropped from the Paralympics. 

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.

Beijing 2008 athletics medallist breaks Para-cycling world record after switching sports

By Nick Butler

Kate Horan has broken the flying 200m world record ©TwitterNew Zealand's athlete turned Para-cyclist Kate Horan has broken the flying 200 metres world record during the country's National Championships in Cambridge.

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.
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