Posts Tagged "Cycling"

There’s been a fair bit of commentary about the merits of showing women’s cycling on TV when we get races like Saturday’s Elite Women’s Road Race in Ponferrada.

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In the end it was just a few pedal strokes too far for Marianne Vos, and the rainbow jersey was seized by one of cycling’s most exciting emergent forces, Pauline Ferrand-Prevot.

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Chapeau, Cadel

By , 29 Sep 2014

The news on Friday that Cadel Evans was officially retiring from cycling after the Australian cycling season was not completely unexpected.

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Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans felt like crying tears of disappointment rather than joy after he claimed silver in the world championship road race in Spain.

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Australia’s only Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans, has confirmed he’ll quit the sport in early 2015.

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Australian cycling great Cadel Evans will confirm his future plans at the road world championships in Spain on Friday morning (AEST).

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The Under-23 World Time Trial Championships threw up some surprising developments, and some unsurprising ones.

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The Giro d’Italia-Tour de France double. History says it’s extremely difficult to win both in the same year, with only seven riders able to claim that honour

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Some have branded the 254.8-kilometre course around Ponferrada in north west Spain as too demanding for the sprinters. Others have claimed it’s not hilly enough for the climbers.

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Oarsome Foursome Olympic rowing great Nick Green has the tough job of ensuring Cycling Australia can at last capitalise on the sport’s ongoing boom.

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Oarsome Foursome Olympic rowing great Nick Green is Cycling Australia’s new chief executive.

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I don’t want to alarm anyone, but the greatest cyclist on the planet just had one of the worst days of her career in the World Championships team time trial.

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Did we really go through the wormhole only to find ourselves back in exactly the same place we thought we’d just departed?

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Australia has got off to an impressive start at the road world championships with Orica-AIS taking silver in the women’s team time trial in Spain behind the all-conquering Specialized-Lululemon squad.

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Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans has never before headed into a world championships with the type of blistering form he’s carrying into Spain.

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Jens Voigt is the people’s hero. We all love him. He says things like he could “taste the blood” in his mouth and “it was great” when reflecting on the ordeal.

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Australia heads into the cycling world championships as perhaps the most dominant nation with favourites in the team time trial, the under-23 road race and the flagship elite men’s road race.

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Discussion in the nutrition community has been flourishing around the concept of high-fat diets lately, and the concept of metabolic flexibility seems to have some logic behind it, which is why the professional cycling world has been paying attention.

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Australian cyclist Michael Matthews has been compared to Spanish three-time world champion Oscar Freire by team management on the eve of the 2014 world championships in Ponferrada.

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There’s a photo of a women’s cycling team in which the colour of their clothing and the lighting gave the appearance that the cyclists were semi nude. It went viral on the Internet.

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