David Millar

David Millar to Retire

David Millar to Retire

After more than a decade and a half as a pro, one of the most controversial figures in British cycling, David Millar, has announce his intension to retire at the end of the 2014 season. The Malta-born Scot has won four stages of the Tour de France plus more at both the Vuelta a
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Racing Hard by William Fotheringham

Racing Hard

Few cycling journalists have enjoyed a career as long and esteemed as that of William Fotheringham; since joining the Guardian in 1989 he has established himself as a writer respected not only by the lay-reader but by the Grand Tour participants – he is undoubtedly as ‘riders’
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British Riders of the Tour de France

British Riders of the Tour de France

22 teams, 219 riders, 21 stages and 3,404km of road, hill and mountain. Wiggins may be missing this year, but the British riders of the Tour de France 2013 are more than worth getting to know better. With 22 TdF appearances between them, an impressive amount of Giro and Vuelta
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Between the Lines – Victoria Pendleton and Donald McRae Book Review Best Cycling Books

Cyclo: Best Books

The popularity of cycling in Great Britain is at an all-time high and if you’re looking for some supporting evidence for that, then the heaving bookshop shelves tell the tale more than adequately. If you’re also looking for a stocking-filler for your cycling-loving loved one or
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GB Men’s Road Race Squad Announced

Ian Stannard, Mark Cavendish, Chris Froome, David Millar, and Bradley Wiggins have been named as the five-man squad that will take on the Road Race at the London 2012 Olympics. Millar’s inclusion is of course controversial as he served a two-year ban for the use of
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BOA Shortlists Team GB

The British Olympic Association has confirmed the 18 athletes officially named to represent Team GB at the London Games. Unsurprising riders include Beijing Olympic triple gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy, road race World Champion Mark Cavendish and Olympic road race champion Nicole
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Millar Time?

It would appear that the British Olympic Association has lost its fight with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) over the legality of life-time bans for those found guilty of drugs offences; a final announcement is expected from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which has been
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Cav Backs Millar

Recently crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Mark Cavendish, has spoken out about David Millar’s continued life-time Olympic ban, saying that he believes for Team GB to stand a good chance in the 2012 Road Race they need the veteran Scot on board. Speaking on the
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