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Roglic claims Vuelta glory

Primoz Roglic became the first Slovenian to win a Grand Tour when he was crowned Vuelta a Espana champion by completing Sunday’s processional final stage into Madrid. Having done the hard work over the previous three weeks, Roglic successfully defended his sizeable lead over second-placed Alejandro Valverde in the 21st stage of the race, a ...

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Froome wants end of year return

Team Ineos cyclist Chris Froome wants to return to professional action before the turn of the year, following his horrific crash at the Criterium du Dauphine in June. Froome was rushed to hospital by helicopter and underwent surgery for six hours after suffering a fractured vertebrae, leg, elbow and ribs, as well as losing four pints of blood after crashing ...

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Brailsford reveals cancer treatment

Sir Dave Brailsford, general manager of cycling’s Team Ineos, has revealed he is recovering from prostate cancer. Brailsford, who previously worked as the head of Team Sky, was diagnosed with the illness before the Tour de France in July this year. The 55-year-old underwent a five-hour long open surgery in August and will discover the full results of that operation ...

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