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Yates Vuelta win continues Britain's remarkable rise

MADRID (Reuters) - Simon Yates's Vuelta a Espana victory on Sunday continued Britain's remarkable recent domination of road cycling, delivering a ninth Grand Tour since 2012 for a country with no previous history of success in the sport.

Yates wins Vuelta, completes British 2018 Grand Tour sweep

MADRID (Reuters) - Simon Yates won the Vuelta a Espana title on Sunday to complete an unprecedented hat-trick of British Grand Tour winners in 2018.

Britain's Yates poised for Vuelta victory

(Reuters) - Britain's Simon Yates all but assured himself victory in the Vuelta a Espana by finishing third in Saturday's 20th and penultimate stage.

Danger won’t stop Azizulhasni from taking risks

PETALING JAYA: Cyclist Azizul­hasni Awang gambles with his life each time he makes a dash to the finish line, easily going at speeds up to 60kmph.

Grim reminder: Azizulhasni Awang in pain after being pierced by a 20cm splinter after falling down during a keirin race at the Manchester Velodrome in 2012.

Petite cyclist Nur Aisyah completes grand sweep

SMALL-FRAMED Nur Aisyah Mohamad Zubair now stands out as one of the future giants of Malaysian cycling.

More to come: Terengganu cyclist Nur Aisyah Mohamad Zubair will next compete in the keirin, 10km scratch race, 3km individual pursuit and team pursuit at the Velodrome Rakyat. — Bernama

Yates tightens grip on Vuelta as Valverde falls behind

MADRID (Reuters) - Simon Yates impressively extended his lead over Alejandro Valverde in the battle for the Vuelta a Espana on Friday after stage 19 of the race was won by Thibaut Pinot.

Catch her if you can as cyclist Nur Aisyah rides to her second gold

NUR AISYAH MOHAMAD ZUBAIR has issued a challenge to other cyclists in the Malaysia Games (Sukma).

Unbeatable: Terengganu cyclist Nur Aisyah Mohamad Zubir (centre) celebrating after winning the girls’ 80km individual road race yesterday. Nur Azrenna Ahmad Jumry (left) of Sarawak won the silver and Sharifah Nur Ilyana Syed Zulkifli won the bronze. — Bernama

Italian Bussi breaks women's hour record in Mexico

(Reuters) - Italian rider Vittoria Bussi has broken the women's UCI hour record, surpassing the mark set by American Evelyn Stevens.

Wallays sprints to stage win as Vuelta battle remains on knife edge

LLEIDA, Spain (Reuters) - The battle for the Vuelta a Espana remained wide open with two decisive stages remaining after leader Simon Yates and closest challenger Alejandro Valverde crossed the finish line together on Thursday's 18th stage, won by Belgian Jelle Wallays.

Saari can thank his lucky stars for gold-medal feat

CYCLIST Mohamad Saari Amri Abdul Rasim can consider himself very lucky to win the boys’ 160km individual road race.

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