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  • 25 July 2014

    Vincenzo Nibali proved once again that he has no serious rivals in this year's Tour de France when he powered to victory in the final mountain stage yesterday, all but securing his maiden title in impressive fashion.

  • 24 July 2014

    BEING up on day one of the Commonwealth Games is not for the lily-livered as the nation's eyes eagerly swivel between events in the hope of someone getting the medal count rolling.

  • 24 July 2014

    Rhona Howie, who, as Rhona Martin, became Britain's original ice maiden when she delivered the "stone of destiny" to win curling gold at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games, has decided to leave curling for good, stepping down from her post as Head Coach of the Women's Performance Curling Programme.

  • 24 July 2014

    Poland's Rafal Majka took a big step towards the Tour de France's polka dot jersey when he embarked upon a solo route to the stage victory yesterday while the Italian Vincenzo Nibali strengthened his grip on the general classification.

  • 22 July 2014

    Sport Wales is weighing up a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games and plans to use Glasgow as a key reference point.

  • 22 July 2014

    AN exhausted son weeps as he is embraced by his mother and father, a Tag Heuer watch is exchanged in a hotel lobby in a token of a friendship that had overcome rivalry, a cyclist's legs blur, his body shivers in exhaustion as he attempts to ride from shame to redemption, a contender is placed at the mercy of fate and peers through dust-rimmed eyes to see a thumbs down.

  • 22 July 2014

    ON the first rest day of the Tour, Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford wondered why Vincenzo Nibali was being let off the hook over cycling's doping problem after last year's champion, Chris Froome, was grilled incessantly.