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  Tiernan-Locke Impresses on World Championships Debut

Published 23 September 2012

Whilst Belgium's Phillippe Gilberts was crowned the new champion, Jonathan Tiernan Locke marked his debut at the World Road Championships with a mature ride into 19th place.

  Dibben Edged out in sprint finish

Published 23 September 2012

GB's Jonathan Dibben just missed out on a medal when he sprinted into fifth place at the end of a closely contested Junior Men;s title race at the Road World Championships in Holland.


Pooley misses out as Vos does Olympic/World Double

Published 22 September 2012

Marianne Vos of the Netherlands matched Nicole Cooke’s 2008 feat of winning both the Olympic and World Road titles in the same season as she and her team-mates dominated a fascinating World title race in Limburg.

  Edmondson is leading GB rider in Under-23 Men's Race

Published 22 September 2012

Great Britain’s Josh Edmondson was 50th in the bunch sprint which concluded the Under-23 Men's race at the World Championships, in Holland. The race was won by Alexey Lutsenko (Kazakhstan)


Garner world champion for second time

Published 21 September 2012

Great Britain’s Lucy Garner retained her world junior women’s road race title with a stunning sprint win in Limburg.

Joshua Edmondson  

Edmondson enjoying Great Britain experience as worlds await

Published: 21 September 2012

Joshua Edmondson has described his recent experience competing in the colours of Great Britain as ‘like being in a different world’ as he prepares to race in the UCI Road World Championships on Saturday.


Lucy Garner: “I really want to try and defend my title, but it’ll be hard”

Published: 22 September 2012

British Cycling Olympic Development Programme athlete and reigning junior women’s road race world champion Lucy Garner has spoken of her ambition to defend her title, hoping to overcome adversity once again to pull on the rainbow jersey.

Alex Dowsett  

Top ten finish in time-trial for Dowsett

Published: 19 September 2012

Great Britain’s Alex Dowsett finished an encouraging eighth place in the elite men’s time-trial as he continued his comeback from a fractured elbow.


Armitstead out with illness

Published: 19 September 2012

Lizzie Armitstead has been withdrawn from the UCI Road World Championships on Saturday due to illness. The team have decided not to call in a reserve rider at this stage.


Joy for Barker and disappointment for Pooley in women's time trial

Published: 18 September 2012

Elinor Barker claims Junior TT world title as Emma Pooley edged out of medals in Elite event.

Alex Dowsett  

Dowsett looking forward to road world championships time-trial test

Published: 18 September 2012

Great Britain’s Alex Dowsett is looking forward to testing himself against the world's best in the elite men’s time-trial at the road world championships.


Wendy Houvenaghel on Women's Individual Time Trial chances

Published: 17 September 2012

Houvenaghel: “This particular course is one that I identified that would work to my strengths as a rider.”

Jon Dibben  

Report: junior and under-23 men's time trials

Published 17 September 2012

British Cycling Olympic Development Programme athlete Jon Dibben was the best finisher for Great Britain on day two of the 2012 road world championships securing 17th place in the junior men's time trial.


Pooley and Laws take bronze while Team Sky place ninth in the team time trials

Published: 16 September 2012

Team Sky placed ninth at the world team time trial championships whilst while Emma Pooley and Sharon Laws took bronze in the Women's TTT for AA-Drink - Leontien.nl behind Orica - Ais and winners Team Specialized - Lululemon.

Lizzie Armitstead  

Armitstead in perfect form to lead Great Britain women at road world championships

Published: 14 September 2012

Lizzie Armitstead will lead Great Britain’s women at the UCI Road World Championships as she attempts to follow up her silver medal-winning performance from the London Olympics.

Lizzie Armitstead  

British Cycling confirms team for UCI Road World Championships

Published: 14 September 2012

Following on from the recent long-list team announcement for the UCI Road World Championships which take place in the Netherlands next week, the short-list of riders has now been confirmed.

Lucy Garner  

British Cycling announces team for UCI Road World Championships

Published: 3 September 2012

British Cycling has today announced the long-list of riders from which the final team will be selected to represent GB at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships taking place in Limburg, The Netherlands from 15-23 September.

Bradley Wiggins  

UCI announce rider quotas for Great Britain for the 2012 UCI Road World Championships

Published: 17 August 2012

Great Britain has qualified the maximum number of riders for both the elite men’s and elite women’s races at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships in Limburg which run from 15-23 September.

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