D’Hoore crossed the line first in a sprint finish in Southwold, Suffolk Belgium’s Jolien D’Hoore won the first stage of the Women’s Tour just three weeks after breaking her collarbone. A sprint finish saw the Mitchelton-Scott rider, 28, win in a time of three hours 14 minutes 39 seconds. Ale Cipollini’s Marta Bastianelli was second
Greg Rutherford has revealed he plans to try track cycling once he retires from athletics Greg Rutherford plans to switch to track cycling after he retires from athletics this summer. The London 2012 long jump champion announced his retirement from the sport due to persistent injuries, but says he still has the “power” for cycling.
The 2018 Women’s Tour will have its own dedicated television coverage Britain’s Hannah Barnes believes other cycling events can learn from how the Women’s Tour champions equality with its men’s version, the Tour of Britain. This year the Women’s Tour has more than doubled its prize fund to match the sums awarded in the men’s
Chris Froome has now won the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta Espana and four Tour de France titles Chris Froome has been unfairly treated in his anti-doping case and his reputation will always be “tarnished”, says ex-world champion Lizzie Deignan. Froome was found to have double the allowed level of a legal asthma drug in his urine
Colbrelli (orange shirt, third from left) takes the finishing line in stage three on Monday Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli prevailed in a sprint finish to claim the third stage of the Tour de Suisse. The 28-year-old Italian negotiated the 182km run from Oberstammheim to Gansingen to win in four hours 39 minutes and 50 seconds.
Storey won double gold on the road at the Rio 2016 Paralympics Fourteen-time Paralympic champion Sarah Storey will return to the Great Britain team at the Para-cycling Road World Championships this summer. The 40-year-old welcomed her second child, Charlie, in October 2017. Storey – a 23-time world champion – has now been named in a
Geraint Thomas celebrates winning the Criterium du Dauphine with team Sky Geraint Thomas says winning the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine is the finest result of his career on the road. The Welshman, 32, is a double Olympic champion on the track and won stage one of the 2017 Tour de France, wearing the leader’s yellow
Rachel Atherton has won the overall World Cup title five times Great Britain’s Rachel Atherton won gold at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup leg in Leogang, Austria. It was a first World Cup win of the season for four-time world downhill champion Atherton, 30. Compatriot Tahnee Seagrave, who won her first World Cup event
Geraint Thomas (centre) was an Olympic gold medallist in the team pursuit in 2008 and 2012 Geraint Thomas has won the 70th Criterium du Dauphine in France to give Team Sky their sixth win in the last eight years in the event. The Welshman, 32, finished one minute ahead of nearest rival Adam Yates, 25,
Weaver raced the Giro Rosa in Italy less than six months after the crash Molly Weaver broke her neck, five vertebrae, her sternum, a shoulder and four ribs, punctured a lung and tore a kidney when she was hit by a car. The professional cyclist could have been killed, or at the very least paralysed.