Steve Cummings Of Data Dimension Wins The 2016 Tour of Britain

Steve Cummings clinched overall victory in the Tour of Britain at the end of the London Stage presented by TfL, finishing safely within the bunch to seal the Yellow Jersey presented by Eisberg, as Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory. The Brit, who took the jersey after Stage Six in Devon, crossed the line on Regent Street St James in 17th position as the bunch fought out the victory at the end of … [Read more...]

Viviani Outfoxes Cavendish To Tour of Britain Stage 1 Win

London, Sept 6, 2015 - Team Sky's Elia Viviani won a dramatic sprint finish for the first stage of the Tour of Britain on Sunday ahead of Britain's Mark Cavendish. Cavendish looked set to win the sprint following the run from Beaumaris to Wrexham as he led Andre Greipel round the final bend. But Italian Viviani managed to sneak through to snatch victory ahead of Cavendish. … [Read more...]

Britain Has Become A Cycling Nation Ahead oF Tour

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN LEEDS, United Kingdom, July 04, 2014 (AFP) - British cycling coach Dave Brailsford said the country has become a "cycling nation" ahead of the Tour de France departure from Leeds on Saturday. Brailsford, the general manager at Team Sky, who resigned from his role as British performance director earlier this year, said the journey that Britain had embarked … [Read more...]

Britain Gets Second Grand Tour Start In 2014

BELFAST, United Kingdom, Feb 21, 2013 (AFP) - Another of cycling's biggest races will start in Britain next year after organizers announced on Thursday that the Giro d'Italia will be flagged off in Northern Ireland. The 2014 edition of one of the sport's three Grand Tour races will begin in Belfast on May 10, kicking off three days of action that will also include a stage finishing in … [Read more...]

Three British Stages To Open Tour de France 2014

PARIS, Jan 17, 2013 - The 2014 Tour de France will start with a stage between Leeds and Harrogate in the northern English county of Yorkshire on July 5, organisers of cycling's most prestigious and gruelling race announced on Thursday. As will be the case for the 2013 edition, Tour director Christian Prudhomme again opted against a traditional time-trial or prologue opener which … [Read more...]