Evan Oliphant switches gear to sign for Wheelbase Altura

Lothians cyclist Evan Oliphant will race in the colours of the Wheelbase Altura team this season after moving from Team Raleigh where he had four successful seasons.

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Olympic champion Callum Skinner back on the podium

Capital cyclist Callum Skinner made a solid return to competitive action with two podium finishes at the Alkmaar International Sprint meeting in Holland as he assessed his fitness ahead of major challenges.

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Haston and McGlynn post qualifying times for Commonwealth Games

Lothians cyclist Louise Haston laid down a marker for Commonwealth Games selection when she piloted visually impaired cyclist Aileen McGlynn to land paracycling gold in the 200 metres flying lap and silver in the kilometre time trial at the British Track Championships in Manchester.

A new cycle lane on Leith Walk on the pavement which has a lamp post in the middle of it. Picture; Greg Macvean

Lamppost in the middle of new Leith Walk cycle lane

HOW many council bosses does it take to remove a lamppost?

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Cycle speedway, Warrender swimming

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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Evan Oliphant and Phil Trodden are Edinburgh’s main cycling medal hopes

A strong contingent of Capital cyclists will line up at the Scottish Track Championships in Glasgow, among them a host of medal contenders.

Callum Skinner impressed in one of the Keirin heats. Pic: PA

Cycling: Third place for Callum Skinner on return

Capital cyclist Callum Skinner continued his return to racing following his Olympic triumph when he contested the second round of the Revolution Series in Manchester.

Danny MacAskill filmed a video for Red Bull at the Playboy Mansion in Beverley Hills.

Danny MacAskill admits 'honest mistake' over Playboy Mansion visit

His death-defying stunts and spectacular videos on his bike have won him millions of fans around the world.

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Ellie Richardson will compete at San Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome

Richardson to line up for GB at European Track Championships

Edinburgh Road Club cyclist Ellie Richardson will race in Great Britain colours at the UEC European Track Championships at the Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome near Paris next week.


Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Chris Hoy award, East cricket awards, cycle speedway

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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Gold medallist Callum Skinner returns to action in Glasgow

Capital star Callum Skinner will return to competitive action when he lines up for round two of the Revolution Series at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow on Saturday.

Callum Skinner at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Picture: Getty

Callum Skinner: I want to prove to people my asthma is real

I heard that my therapeutic
use exemptions (TUEs) had been hacked when our team doctor came and told me early last week. A minute later my phone rang: UK Anti-Doping confirming that my records were in the latest batch released by the Fancy Bears.

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Olympic Cyclist gold and silver medal winner Callum Skinner. Picture: Greg Macvean

Callum Skinner releases medical records after being hacked

Callum Skinner – the gold and silver medallist in cycling at the Rio Olympics and one of the athletes whose medical data has been hacked by a group known as the Fancy Bears – has released medical information dating back to when he was five years old to prove he was the victim of a smear.

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The Countess of Wessex trains ahead of her cycling 445 miles in September from the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace. Picture; PA

Palace to Palace: Countess admits nerves ahead of 450-mile cycle

The Countess of Wessex admitted to having some nerves as she embarked on an epic 450-mile palace-to-palace bike ride.

Callum Skinner with his gold medal. Picture: Greg Macvean

Olympic cyclist Callum Skinner on adjusting to fame

IT’S been a month of victory, disbelief and exhaustion for Callum Skinner that will go down in history.

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Team GB had enormous success in RIo. Picture; PA

Jodi Gordon: Why the cyclist and the driver should be friends

Team GB has had phenomenal success in the Velodrome at this year’s Olympics. Twelve cycling medals make Britain the leading track cycling nation and I’m sure the jubilant scenes in Rio will inspire many more people to take up the sport.

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Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner celebrate after winning gold and getting an Olympic record in the Men's Team Sprint. Picture; Bryn Lennon

From idolising Chris Hoy to Olympic medalist, father of Callum Skinner discusses his son’s “dream Olympic Games”

THE roar from the crowd was deafening as the homecoming parade made its way along the Royal Mile.

Great Britain's Jason Kenny has won the gold medal in the men's sprint with team-mate Callum Skinner (left). Picture: PA

Callum Skinner adds Olympic silver medal to his gold

Callum Skinner’s surprise bid for an individual gold medal came to an end in the Olympic velodrome last night when he was beaten in the sprint final by his British team-mate, and Rio room-mate, Jason Kenny.

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Evan Oliphant's Team Raleigh GAC team have missed out on a placing

Tour of Britain veteran Oliphant misses out this year

Lothians cyclist Evan Oliphant will not contest next month’s Tour of Britain after his Team Raleigh-GAC missed out on a wild-card entry.

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