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The appalling weather caused numerous crashes and Thomas was half-blown off the road and flipped over his bike

Geraint Thomas raced clear in the final four kilometres

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His victory is a boost to the team's moral ahead of their major spring goals

Victoria Pendleton with her partner in her latest sporting challenge

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British rider loses 28 minutes to Alberto Contador on tough mountain stage

Bjarne Riis is no longer ‘actively involved’ with Tinkoff-Saxo after a poor start to the year

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Froome’s victory was his third straight triumph in his first event of the season

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Vicky Pendleton remains optimistic for the 2016 Olympics despite Britain's aura of invincibility slipping

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GB have managed silver medals in each of the team pursuit disciplines at the current track world championships

Jo Rowsell finished fourth in the individual pursuit

Rowsell misses out on a medal in the individual pursuit and admits Britain faces stiff challenge

Joanna Rowsell was beaten in the ride-off for third place by Amy Cure

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