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Nick Westby

Sports editor, The Yorkshire Post and Johnston Press Yorkshire

Rhythm crucial for Yorkshire’s Jack Brooks to find right strike rate again

Yorkshire strike bowler Jack Brooks is confident he can return to the sort of form that saw him take 60-plus wickets a year and helped the team win successive county championships.

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French cyclist Nacer Bouhanni, powering up the finishing straight to win the stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate earlier this year (Picture: James Hardisty)

Harrogate to be central hub for 2019 UCI Road World Championships

If Yorkshire is positioning itself as the new capital of cycling in Britain, then Harrogate can lay claim to being the epicentre of that revolution.

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Lucy Garner, from Leicestershire, is hoping to improve on her fine showing in last year's women's Tour de Yorkshire but knows it will be tough with the likes of Otley's Lizzie Deignan and Holland's Anna van der Breggan in the field (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire: Lucy Garner aiming to seize her chance in Yorkshire

BY dangling the carrot of the richest prize in women’s cycling for last year’s Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire, organisers ensured they grabbed headlines in the fight for equality in the sport.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins launched the Tour de Yorkshire in York two years ago but his team missed the cut this year (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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The Tour de Yorkshire, and defending champion Thomas Voekler, is returning to Scarborough for the third year running

Tour de Yorkshire welcomes record number of teams in 2017

A record number of teams will ride this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, organisers have announced.

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Video: Full route for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race

Two Unesco World Heritage sites, four corners of the county and a famous bridge damaged in the floods of last Christmas will all play a role in the third annual Tour de Yorkshire cycle race next April.

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Harrogate hosting the Tour de France in 2014. The UCI Road World Championships will come to Yorkshire in 2019.

Excitement across world peloton at return to Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s selection as host for the 2019 UCI Road World Championships has been greeted with delight across the peloton.

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