UK Chancellor George Osborne has revealed that the English county of Yorkshire is hoping to place a bid to host the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) Road World Championships.
Multiple Olympic gold medallist and 2012 Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins has launched his own cycling team to assist with his preparations for the Rio 2016 Games and help to develop young British riders.
British Cycling has announced that the velodrome used during London’s hosting of the 2012 summer Olympic Games will host the second round of the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) 2014-15 Track World Cup later this year.
Plans to launch a ‘Tour of Yorkshire’ on the back of the English county’s staging of this year’s Grand Départ of cycling showpiece the Tour de France have taken another step forward.
British Cycling has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) and the Welcome to Yorkshire tourism agency to develop an international stage race that will act as a legacy of the English county’s staging of the Tour de France’s Grand Depart this summer.
British Cycling has elected Bob Howden president, following the appointment of his predecessor Brian Cookson as International Cycling Union (UCI) president.
British Cycling’s ambition to get one million more women cycling by 2020 is “on track”, with around 106,000 women participating in the sport governing body’s programmes so far this year.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has named British Cycling head Brian Cookson president, following a debacle over whether Pat McQuaid was eligible to stand for re-election.