Cycling

SWpix.com By Katie Falkingham BBC Sport at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester Lauren Bell won her second British title inside 24 hours with keirin victory on the last day of the National Track Championships in Manchester. Bell, a two-time team sprint world medallist, held off a late charge from Rhian Edmunds to narrowly pip her
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Getty Images Britain’s Kye Whyte won his first final “in ages”, claiming gold at the BMX Racing World Cup in Brisbane. The 24-year-old beat Switzerland’s Cedric Butti by less than two hundredths of a second to win his first gold medal since 2019. The Olympic silver medallist has endured a difficult 12 months but his
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SWpix.com By Katie Falkingham BBC Sport at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester Lora Fachie and pilot Corrine Hall won their second gold in as many days at the National Track Championships in Manchester. The two-time Paralympic champions defeated Sophie Unwin and Jenny Holl in the women’s Para B pursuit. It completed their double, having pipped
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SWpix.com By Katie Falkingham BBC Sport at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester Jody Cundy marked his return to the track after a stint on the dancefloor with a comfortable win at the National Track Championships in Manchester. The five-time Paralympic cycling champion, who took part in last year’s Strictly Come Dancing, retained his C4-5 national
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Getty Images By Sanny Rudravajhala & Riyah Collins BBC Newsbeat “I’ve had quite a few pinch me moments that I never thought I’d get this early on in my career.” Emma Finucane thought she’d “be waiting years” before calling herself a world cycling champion. But the 21-year-old won gold in the sprint race at the
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Six-time Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy says he is “optimistic, positive and surrounded by love” after revealing he was diagnosed with cancer last year. The former Great Britain track cyclist, 47, posted on Instagram that his treatment, which includes chemotherapy, “is going really well”. “I am continuing to work, ride my bike and live
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Getty Images Britain’s Mark Cavendish claimed his first victory of the season in a sprint finish on stage four of the Tour of Colombia. Cavendish edged out home favourite Fernando Gaviria on the 181.8km route from Paipa to Zipaquira. The 38-year-old’s triumph was his first since reversing his decision to retire – and also the
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Getty Images Great Britain won two silver medals and one bronze on the final day of the UCI Track Nations Cup in Adelaide. Katie Archibald was second in the women’s omnium with 125 points, nine behind New Zealand’s Ally Wollaston. Katy Marchant took silver in the keirin, which was won by Japan’s Mina Sato. Ollie
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Getty Images Britain’s Simon Yates won the final stage of the AlUla Tour to claim the overall race win by three seconds in Saudi Arabia. After the final climb up Skyviews of Harrat Uwayrid, Yates beat Belgium’s William Lecerf and New Zealand’s Finn Fisher-Black in a sprint to the finish. Yates, 31, collected a 10-second
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Getty Images Great Britain won gold medals in the women’s team sprint and men’s team pursuit on the opening day of action at the UCI Track Nations Cup in Adelaide. World silver medallists Lauren Bell, Sophie Capewell and Emma Finucane clocked 46.023 seconds to beat China. Joshua Tarling, Rhys Britton, Will Tidball and Charlie Tanfield
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PA Media By Matt Warwick BBC Sport British Cycling says it faces a “race against the clock” to hold the Women’s Tour, after collaboration with the previous organiser became “untenable”. The governing body will run the men’s Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour after Sweetspot, which owed many thousands of pounds, was liquidated in January.
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Getty Images Geraint Thomas has confirmed he will race both the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France this year. The 37-year-old Welshman revealed his plans on social media after discussions with Ineos Grenadiers bosses. Thomas was runner-up to Primoz Roglic in last year’s Giro and says he would like to “have another bash” when the
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