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Geraint Thomas on The Classics – bonus edition

My article for BBC Sport is online now, in time for Milan San-Remo. It features quotes from an interview with Geraint Thomas, who tips Mark Cavendish: Read Mark Cavendish tipped to impress at Milan-San Remo on BBC Sport As ever … Continue reading

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Stage 17 of Tour de France 2010 – How tough?

While riding the Etape du Tour, I also found time to make a video report for BBC Sport You can watch it on the BBC Cycling site: Tour de France 2010: How tough is the Col du Tourmalet? My favourite … Continue reading

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Get yourself and cyclocross on the BBC

This is a public service broadcasting announcement on behalf of Ken Iino and the London Cyclocross League: “The BBC would like to do a short feature on Cyclo-Cross for the national weekend news, and we need your help to make … Continue reading

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Hounslow, we have lift off! Team Sky announce six riders

So at last we’ve got some names in the book for Team Sky: Geraint Thomas Pete Kennaugh Steve Cummings Rusell Downing Ian Stannard Chris Froome Clever PR to start by naming the British core of the team thus establishing the … Continue reading

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The challenge of the Vuelta

For the riders, it’s the heat, the wind, the Netherlands (WTF?), the mountains and the bleached scenery. For me it’s trying to find an angle to write about the damned thing. Well, I managed it in the end: Read “Has … Continue reading

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When is a positive not a positive?

Interesting piece in the BBC’s More or Less programme about testosterone tests: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/more-or-less/6120744.stm You can listen to it again at the moment but I’m not sure whether it will be archived.

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The BBC’s new commitment to cycling?

In nearly as many months we’ve had coverage of the Tour of Britain and the World Championships. Has the BBC turned a corner and decided that cycling is worthy of inclusion in its schedules? Yes, the critics will argue that … Continue reading

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The politics of coverage

Matt Seaton writes in today’s Guardian about his excitement at the coverage of the Tour of Britain (ToB) this week. I’m as excited as anyone by it and will be going down on Sunday armed with my microphone and camera … Continue reading

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