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Sport - Cycling

Millar has to settle for second in Beijing Tour

SCOTLAND’S David Millar had to settle for second spot at the end of the Tour of Beijing yesterday, as Germany’s Tony Martin held off a strong British challenge to triumph.

Cycling: Bradley Wiggins ready to reach for Sky in Vuelta

BRITAIN'S Bradley Wiggins is eager to deliver at the Vuelta a Espana after crashing out of the Tour de France.

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Cycling: Shanaze Reade is fired up for BMX test event in London

Shanaze Reade hopes success in the Olympic Park this week will cure her World Championship disappointment.

Cycling: Croall and Baird in title tests

Two City of Edinburgh cyclists will seek to retain their titles when the first session of the Scottish Track Championships takes place at Meadowbank Velodrome tonight.

Cycling: Mark Cavendish is free to seek out new team

GREAT Britain's Mark Cavendish is free to move to Team Sky - or any other team - after HTC-Highroad last night confirmed their demise.

Cycling: Philippe Gilbert reigns in Spain

Belgium's Philippe Gilbert took a solo victory in the San Sebastian Classic one-day race yesterday.

Contador dope case delay angers Bradley Wiggins

THE Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to postpone Alberto Contador's doping case for a second time has frustrated Bradley Wiggins.

Tour de France: Cadel Evans proves doubters wrong to become first Australian winner

THE Tour de France has a new winner after Cadel Evans became the first Australian to conquer the most prestigious cycling race in the world. Many questioned if Evans, twice the Tour runner-up and aged 34, was capable of winning a three-week Grand Tour, but the 2009 world champion proved the doubters wrong.

Tour de France: Green jersey for Mark Cavendish after stunning Paris finale

MARK Cavendish yesterday won the Tour de France's green jersey after a sensational third successive win in Paris.

Tour de France: Contador's Tour hopes suffer knockout blow

AN EPIC final Alpine stage of the 2011 Tour de France saw Andy Schleck take the race leader's yellow jersey as defending champion Alberto Contador's hopes of a fourth title came to an end.

Tour de France: Thomas Voeckler digs deep to retain yellow jersey

THOMAS Voeckler defied Andy Schleck and the highest finish in Tour de France history to keep the race leader's yellow jersey - as Britain's Mark Cavendish survived despite finishing outside the time limit.

Cycling: Mark Cavendish bids to stay in hunt

Mark CAVENDISH will again try to avoid a calamitous end to his Tour de France on today's final Alpine day and keep his hopes alive of a first green jersey.

Kolobnev faces ban after dope 'B' test is positive

CYCLIST Alexandr Kolobnev's 'B' sample has confirmed his positive doping test during this year's Tour de France.

Tour de France: Boasson Hagen seals second stage victory

Edvald Boasson Hagen gave Thomas Voeckler a lesson in descending to secure his and Team Sky's second stage win of the Tour de France.

Cycling: Tour leader fears Alps

The Tour de France goes uphill today with Thomas Voeckler predicting further trouble in his bid to retain the leader's yellow jersey.

Tour de France: Mark Cavendish keeps green jersey as Alps loom large

MARK Cavendish took another step towards clinching the Tour de France points classification's green jersey as the race headed for the Alps.

Cycling: Alps battle for Mark Cavendish

Mark CAVENDISH is ready for a battle for survival in the Alps as he bids to retain the Tour de France cycle race's green jersey all the way to Paris.

Tour de France: It's all about hanging on for Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish must battle his competitors, time limits and the mountains to give himself the opportunity of returning home with the Tour de France's green jersey on Sunday - and now rules and allegations leave him in fear of retrieving a drinks bottle from his support car.

Cycling: Mark Cavendish back in saddle as Tour heads into the Alps

Mark CAVENDISH'S bid to secure the Tour de France green jersey continues today as the race heads for the Alps.

Local heroes: Martin on a roll in effort to catch Croall

Capital cyclist Dave Martin will resume his efforts to cut the deficit on leader Bruce Croall in the DHL Meadowbank Track League tonight, buoyed by a podium finish in Saturday's Scottish scratch championship.

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