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    The Oddest Trophies in Cycling

    When you picture the podium ceremony of a professional bicycle race, what comes to mind? The winner in a distinctive jersey receiving a magnificent gilded cup, elegant plaque or ornate platter followed by a bouquet, the popping of champagne and a barrage of flashes from…

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    The Life of a Sports Commentator by Matt Stephens

    My first memories of watching bike races on television are from the early 1980s, the weekend highlights of the Tour de France on Channel 4 in the UK with the iconic voice of Phil Liggett adding drama, emotion and tension to proceedings. I didn’t realise…