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What is the Tour de France?

What is the Tour de France?

The Tour de France is the World’s biggest annual sporting event with nearly 200 cyclists racing over 2,ooo miles in just 23 days…Wow that is a long race! If you finish the gruelling race you are likely to burn over 118,000 calories which is the equivalent to 26 Mars bars a day. The race is […]

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Chris Froome deserves greater credit

Chris Froome deserves greater credit

This week saw Chris Froome seal his third Tour de France title in style. With his arms around the Team Sky squad down the Champs-Elysees, there was little doubting that the Brit deserved the victory. In fact, the confirmation of the hat trick went a long way in asserting his dominance of cycling’s toughest competition. […]

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YJA’s BBC Sport Personality of the Year shortlist

YJA’s BBC Sport Personality of the Year shortlist

  On Sunday December 20th, Belfast will be staging this year’s ‘BBC Sport Personality of the Year Award’. 12 contestants have been chosen; all will have a chance of winning. These are this year’s contestants: Lewis Hamilton, Lizzie Armistead, Mo Farah, Lucy Bronze, Chris Froome, Adam Peaty, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Andy Murray, Tyson Fury, Greg Rutherford, Max Whitlock and […]

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Froome out of the world road race championships

Froome out of the world road race championships

Unfortunately for Chris Froome a horrible crash rules him out of the world road race championships. The two-time Tour de France champion pulled out of the Vuelta a Espania with a fractured bone in his foot that has ruled him out of the trip to Richmond in the United States for the 19-27 September event. […]

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Tour De France

Tour De France

This year’s Tour De France is well underway, with over 170 cyclists having set off from the Grand Départ in Leeds on July 5th.

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Sports Personality Nominations Announced

Sports Personality Nominations Announced

Earlier this week the nominations for ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ have been released. The following people have been nominated: Ben Ainslie Ben Ainslie is the most successful sailor in Olympic history and has won a gold medal at the last four Olympic games so no surprise about him being on the list. Leigh Halfpenny […]