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Tour of Britain Women: Kopecky wins again but bike thefts cloud stage two

Tour of Britain Women: Kopecky wins again but bike thefts cloud stage two

The world champion, Lotte Kopecky, made it back-to-back wins after a sprint finish but overnight bike thefts meant stage two of the Tour of Britain Women began under a cloud. Kopecky, of the SD Worx-Protime team, powered up the Horseshoe Pass in Wales to form a breakaway with the British rider Anna Henderson before beating...

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Elinor Barker hopes Tour of Britain will boost Olympics bid

Elinor Barker hopes Tour of Britain will boost Olympics bid

Elinor Barker hopes the Tour of Britain will help her reach peak fitness as she bids to earn Team GB selection for the Paris Olympics. Barker and fellow Welsh rider Elynor Bäckstedt are among a six-strong Great Britain Cycling Team contingent looking to impress during the four-day tour – which concludes in Leigh on Sunday....

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European Athletics Championships 2024: Katarina Johnson-Thompson trails Nafissatou Thiam in heptathlon

European Athletics Championships 2024: Katarina Johnson-Thompson trails Nafissatou Thiam in heptathlon

Great Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson trails leader Nafissatou Thiam by 143 points after two events of the heptathlon at the European Athletics Championships in Rome. World champion Johnson-Thompson ran 13.66 seconds in opening event the 100m hurdles and finished seventh in her heat. The 31-year-old then registered the joint-second best of 1.83m in the high jump,...

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European Athletics Championships LIVE: Watch stream & results from Day three with GB’s Dina Asher-Smith in action – BBC Sport

European Athletics Championships LIVE: Watch stream & results from Day three with GB’s Dina Asher-Smith in action – BBC Sport

‘Bit hairy, but I made it’published at 22:43 22:43 Women’s 100m final BBC Sport Dina Asher-Smith claimed a fifth individual European gold medal tonight, and was talking to BBC Sport: Fifth European gold and a little swear as you came over the line… “Sorry BBC! I’ve just moved coach, I’m having great fun, a great...

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Tour of Britain: Lifeplus-Wahoo continue race despite overnight theft of bikes

Tour of Britain: Lifeplus-Wahoo continue race despite overnight theft of bikes

The Lifeplus-Wahoo cycling team were able to continue in the Tour of Britain on Friday after the generosity of their rivals following the theft of 14 bikes overnight. The UK-based women’s team woke on Friday morning to discover all 14 of their Ribble Endurance SLR bikes, worth “about £55,000” in total according to team manager...

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Great Britain Hockey: GB women beaten by bottom-of-the-table USA

Great Britain Hockey: GB women beaten by bottom-of-the-table USA

Great Britain’s women suffered a 3-1 defeat on Thursday as the United States collected their only win of the Pro League season. Captain Hollie Pearne-Webb said it was their “poorest performance” in the competition. GB opened the scoring in the first quarter when Katie Robertson deflected in a powerful effort from Lily Owsley. But they...

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Women’s Tour of Britain: Lotte Kopecky takes victory in opening stage

Women’s Tour of Britain: Lotte Kopecky takes victory in opening stage

World road race champion Lotte Kopecky took victory in a photo finish on the opening stage of the Women’s Tour of Britain. The Belgian, 28, crossed the line on Llandudno’s promenande with Italy’s Letizia Paternoster after a fiercely contested sprint at the end of the 142.5km route. Liv AlUla Jayco’s Paternoster thought she had done...