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Lizzie Deignan: ‘I’m not the same’ after appendix surgery

Great Britain’s Lizzie Deignan is enjoying having ‘no pressure’ on her for Saturday’s women’s race at the Road World Championships in Norway. The 2015 champion says she is ‘not the same Lizzie’ after having emergency surgery to remove her appendix four weeks ago. WATCH MORE: Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin READ MORE:Deignan under no pressure after appendix surgery Source link

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Road World Championships: Lizzie Deignan has ‘no pressure’ after appendix operation

Deignan (centre) won her world title under her maiden name Armitstead UCI World Road Championships 2017: Women’s Elite Race Host: Bergen, Norway Date: 23 September Coverage: 12:35-14:30 – BBC Red Button and online; 14:00-16:00 – BBC One; 16:00-17:30 – BBC Twofull broadcast schedule here Britain’s Lizzie Deignan is enjoying having “no pressure” on her for Saturday’s women’s race at the Road World Championships in Norway. The 2015 champion had her preparations disrupted by emergency surgery to remove her appendix four weeks ago. Deignan, 28, lost 2kg of muscle weight in…

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Brian Cookson loses to David Lappartient in UCI president election

Cookson, who wanted another four-year spell in charge, was comfortably beaten by Lappartient Briton Brian Cookson has lost the election for the UCI presidency to Frenchman David Lappartient. Cookson, who had been in charge since 2013, was beaten by 37 votes to eight in the contest to lead world cycling’s governing body. The 66-year-old said the UCI was “unrecognisable” from when he took over and departs with “his head held high”. But Lappartient, 44, vowed to get rid of the “corruption” that has left the UCI with a “disastrous reputation”….

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Chris Froome has ‘no regrets’ after world time-trial bronze

Britain’s Chris Froome says he has “no regrets” after taking bronze in the men’s elite time trial at the World Championship in Bergen, Norway. Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin won the event with Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic second. WATCH MORE: Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Source link

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Chris Froome adds world time trial bronze to Tour de France-Vuelta double

Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app. Men’s time trial, Weds 20 Sep: 12:00-17:30 – BBC Red Button and online; 14:30-16:45 – BBC Two – full broadcast schedule here Britain’s Chris Froome added a World Championship bronze medal in the time trial to this year’s historic Tour de France and Vuelta…

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World Road Championships 2017: How a bike change could decide world title

Kazakh rider Alexey Lutsenko has problems with the bike change – swapping a heavier time trial machine for a regular road bike for the final climb – that could decide the winner of the men’s time trial at the World Championships in Bergen, Norway. Watch the men’s world time trail live now. WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Available to UK users only. Source link

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Brian Cookson: UCI chief says body is “unrecognisable” from when he took over

Brian Cookson, left, is being challenged in the UCI presidential election by David Lappartient UCI president Brian Cookson says cycling’s world governing body is “unrecognisable” from the “chaotic and dysfunctional state” it was in when he took over as he seeks re-election. The Briton, 66, is being challenged by Frenchman David Lappartient in Thursday’s presidential election. Cookson deposed Ireland’s Pat McQuaid in a bitter contest in 2013. “Cycling was broken and its credibility lay in tatters under the old regime,” said Cookson. “Our transformation has not happened by chance, but…

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Road World Championships 2017: Tom Pidcock wins junior world time trial

GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Britain’s Tom Pidcock won gold in the junior men’s individual time trial at the Road World Championships in Norway. The 18-year-old becomes a double world champion having taken the World Cyclo-cross title earlier this year. Pidcock rode the 21.1km course in 28 minutes 2.15 seconds in Bergen – 11 seconds faster than his nearest rival. Italy’s Antonio Puppio won the silver medal with Filip Maciejuk of Poland taking bronze, while fellow Briton Fred Wright finished in 19th. In the junior women’s race, Britain’s…

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Road World Championships 2017: Elinor Barker 19th in time trial

Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app. Full broadcast schedule here Britain’s Elinor Barker said she was “sick of having excuses” after finishing 19th in the women’s time trial at the Road World Championships. The 23-year-old Olympic champion had a mechanical problem on the climb of the 21.1km race in Bergen, Norway….

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