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Miles Scotson has started his senior professional cycling career by winning one of the greatest races in Australian road championships history.

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Ewan ready to fire at cycling nationals

After misfiring on New Years Day, the Orica-Scott machine is ready to roll into Ballarat.

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Bradley Wiggins retires from cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins hopes his achievements can inspire the next generation of cyclists but the announcement of his retirement on Wednesday did nothing to end questions about a package delivered to him at the end of a race in France in 2011.

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Spratt’s cycling career hits new heights

Amanda Spratt is relishing comparisons to fellow Australian cycling star Simon Gerrans as she looks at building on her best season so far.

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What it takes to be a pro cyclist, and Aussies you should watch out for

Professional bike riding is more than fitted lycra and big sunglasses, and I’ve seen more Aussies embracing the cycle lifestyle.

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Chris Froome says questions remain over Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins seeking permission to use triamcinolone – and Sir Chris Hoy has joined calls for an explanation.

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Organisers have unveiled a route for the 2017 Tour de France featuring many early climbs in a bid to limit the opportunities for strong teams to dominate stages and reward aggressive riders looking to shake up the sport’s greatest spectacle.

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Anna Meares retires from cycling

Announcing her retirement, Australia’s greatest track cyclist Anna Meares has revealed she needed six cortisone injections to her spine to compete at the Rio Olympics.

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Germany’s Tony Martin has won a record-equalling fourth men’s time-trial title at the UCI Road World Championships, while Australia’s Rohan Dennis failed in his quest for redemption with a six-placed finish.

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Nairo Quintana adds Vuelta win to cycling resume

Movistar rider Nairo Quintana won the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, adding the title to the 2014 Giro d’Italia on his grand tour list of honours.

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Quintana on brink of winning Vuelta

Nairo Quintana effectively clinched his first Tour of Spain title after holding off a series of Chris Froome attacks in Saturday’s decisive mountain stage.

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Current cycling world champion Peter Sagan has been locked in for the Tour Down Under in Adelaide in January when the Slovakian star will make his first appearance at the race since 2010.

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Orica BikeExchange’s Jens Keukeleire of Belgium has won the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, while Nairo Quintana maintained his overall lead.

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BMC backs Porte ahead of Van Garderen for future Tour success

Richie Porte’s bittersweet Tour de France will have massive implications for the Australian cycling star.

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Froome cements his status as a Tour de France legend

Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title on Sunday after a three-week rocky ride.

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Can Chris Froome become the greatest Tour de France rider of all?

Barring an unforeseen catastrophe, Team Sky leader Chris Froome will coast into Paris tonight and claim his third Tour de France title. In doing so he will join a select elite of multiple winners and establish himself as one of the race’s finest performers.

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Chris Froome

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Chris Froome running on Ventoux

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Orica-GreenEDGE rider Daryl Impey becomes the first African rider to wear yellow at the Tour de France (Image: Sky).

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Chris Froome and Richie Porte in action in Yorkshire

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Alberto Contador in the Maglia Rosa

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 9 preview

By Brendon Vella, 9 Jul 2017
2017 Tour de France: Stage 9 preview

I think today’s stage will hurt, even if you are Chris Froome.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 8 live race updates, blog

Stage 8 brings the second mountainous challenge of the 2017 Tour de France. Join The Roar tonight to follow the live coverage from 9:30pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour De France: Stage 8 preview

By Brendon Vella, 8 Jul 2017
2017 Tour De France: Stage 8 preview

With three classified climbs on the day’s route, Stage 8 offers something for both the opportunists and the general classification favourites.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 7 live race updates, blog

The sprinters will have one more chance to fight for a stage win before the Tour de France heads into the mountains, with Stage 7 taking the peloton across 213.5 kilometres from Troyes to Nuits-Saint-Georges. Join The Roar for live coverage from 10pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour De France: Stage 7 Preview

By Brendon Vella, 7 Jul 2017
2017 Tour De France: Stage 7 Preview

Stage 7 is the final stage for the sprinters before the first rest day. Taking momentum into the rest day is key for the riders aiming for glory in the Points classification.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 6 live race updates, blog

The sprinters will get another two chances to shoot for glory at the Tour de France and the first of those before the mountains hit hard as Stage 6 takes the peloton over 216 kilometres from Vesoul to Troyes. Join The Roar for live coverage from 9:40pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 6 preview

By Brendon Vella, 6 Jul 2017
2017 Tour de France: Stage 6 preview

Another transitional stage that will favour the sprinters greets the riders as Stage 6 of the Tour de France sees the peloton head from Vesoul to the finishing line in Troyes.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 5 live race updates, blog

The general classification contenders will come out to play as the Tour de France faces its first summit finish atop of La Planche des Belles Filles on Stage 5. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 9:20pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 4 live race updates, blog

Stage 4 of the Tour de France sees the riders go uphill all day, but the long gradual rise shouldn’t prevent the sprinters from having their second opportunity at victory. Join The Roar for live coverage from 10pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 3 live race updates, blog

The sprinters will take a backseat on Stage 3 of the Tour de France as the first hilltop finish of the race greets the peloton at the end of 212.5 kilometres in Longwy, with the race crossing three countries. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 9:30pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 3 preview

By Brendon Vella, 3 Jul 2017
2017 Tour de France: Stage 3 preview

Stage 3 of the Tour De France will see GC riders become wary of attacks from their competitors, whilst the punchers should fight out the end of the stage on the final rise to the Longwy Citadel.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 2 live race updates, blog

The first road stage of the Tour de France sees the riders confront the first sprint finish of the race. Join The Roar’s live coverage as the sprinters get their chance to shine on the sprint finish into Liege from 10pm AEST.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 1 live race updates, blog

The 2017 Tour de France is finally here, and Tony Martin will be favourite to win Stage 1 on home soil in a 14-kilometre time trial around Düsseldorf, while the first sorting out of general classification riders also takes place. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 11pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 1 preview

By Brendon Vella, 1 Jul 2017
2017 Tour de France: Stage 1 preview

The first chance for yellow sees the class of the Tour de France 2017 start their journey to Paris along the roads of the Rhine River in Dusseldorf with a 14-kilometre individual time trial.

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It’s Chris Froome vs Richie Porte for Le Tour title

Chris Froome will once again be the man to beat when the Tour de France kicks off with a 14-kilometre individual time trials on the streets of the German city of Dusseldorf on Saturday.

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2017 Criterium du Dauphine: Stage 8 live blog

By Brendon Vella, 11 Jun 2017
2017 Criterium du Dauphine: Stage 8 live blog

The final stage of the Criterium du Dauphine is the shortest road stage of the race at just over 115 kilometres, and with four classified climbs, it will be an enthralling stage. Join The Roar’s live coverage of Stage 8 of the Criterium du Dauphine from 9:30pm AEST.

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Chris Froome and Richie Porte in action in Yorkshire

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Alberto Contador flanked by Team Sky

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Richie Porte riding old willunga hill

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Tony Martin during his heroic solo breakaway effort on Stage 6 of the 2013 Vuelta (Image: Team Sky).

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Alberto Contador flanked by Team Sky

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Simon Gerrans sprints to victory in Liege-Bastogne-Liege

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Alberto Contador flanked by Team Sky

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