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Pedalling away from Lance Armstrong’s legacy

IT HAD been such a great summer for cycling, from an amazing one-two in the Tour de France to an avalanche of London 2012 medals. And to see the full impact, you only had to head out on the country … Continue reading

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Living the dream and the lasting legacy – week two of the London 2012 Olympics

If ever there was a motivational endorsement of everything good that came out of these past two weeks, it was voiced by Lancashire lass Sam Murray late on Sunday afternoon. Surprisingly fresh from her silver medal performance at the Modern … Continue reading

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40 great reasons to have loved the 2012 Olympics

In no particular order … 1. Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony for setting the tone and leaving me proud to be British; and Stephen Daldry and Kim Gavin’s closing pageant for living up to its high standard 2. Double-golden girl Laura … Continue reading

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When bronze ambition measures up to golden gongs

When Jess Ennis and Mo Farah somehow found those extra gears and kicked home to secure yet more Team GB gold medals on Saturday night, there were tears of pride and joy up and down this land. If ever there … Continue reading

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Bradley Wiggins’ tour de force

Allez allez allez! What’s that? A British one-two in the Tour de France? Absolutely. Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins – king of the rue, home and away, and an inspiration to us all. Surely it won’t be long now before there’s … Continue reading

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Carrying the torch – here comes London 2012

So we’re off and running with the 2012 Olympics, the countdown well and truly down to double figures, London’s spanking new venues ready and waiting, and the torch on its way around the UK. Got tickets for any events? Didn’t … Continue reading

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Riding along on the crest of a wheeze

Cycling has always been a passion for me, and coming from a background where there were no drivers in our household ’til the dawn of the ’80s, the bicycle was always king in our manor. I might not know my … Continue reading

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