Month: September 2019

Interview: Laura Kenny celebrated the birth of her first child a year after the Rio 2016 Games with husband Jason Within six months of the arrival of Albie, Kenny was back among the world’s elite – making her international comeback at the track World Championships. Performance psychologist, Jamir Qureshi, talks of the power of mental
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Samuele Battistella wins the men’s U23 men’s road race at the Road World Championships after the Netherlands’ Nils Eekhoff was disqualified despite crossing the line first. The result means Swiss rider, Stefan Bissegger claims silver while Britain’s Tom Pidcock is promoted to bronze. WATCH MORE: He takes an early bath!’ Wet Yorkshire weather causes two
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UCI Road World Championships Location: Yorkshire Dates: 22-29 September Coverage: Live coverage of each race across BBC Two, the Red Button and iPlayer, as well as live text coverage of the elite men’s and women’s road races on the BBC Sport website and app Lizzie Deignan says winning a second world road race championship in
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Worlds Race Report: Quinn Simmons was the pre-race favourite for junior World championships, and the American talent soloed impressively to the title. The 18-year-old Simmons rode alone for 30 kilometres to finish ahead of Italian Alessio Martinelli and countryman Magnus Sheffield. Enzo Leijnse of the Netherlands was 4th. Quinn Simmons – 2019 junior World champion
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The “slow-paced Spanish legal system” has stopped anti-doping chiefs taking action against 11 drug cheats connected to a major blood-doping ring. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) was testing samples from athletes linked to Operation Puerto, which began in 2006. But it cannot name the 11 athletes identified because the 10-year legal statute of limitations during
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