Losing Lizzie: Armitstead cannot hide her disappointment after Saturday’s race

Road World Championships 2014: ‘Negative’ racing by rivals riles seventh-placed Lizzie Armitstead

Asked if she would take time to get over her defeat, the Yorkshirewoman said: 'I don’t know. I’m gutted. I’m really gutted'

Lizzie Armistead

Lizzie Armitstead convinced Marianne Vos is vulnerable in world duel

Armistead hoping to follow in Sir Bradley's tyre marks

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Road World Championships 2014: Marianne Vos the Dutch destroyer out to defeat Lizzie Armitstead once again

All-conquering rider could face Briton in Saturday's World road race in what will be a reprise of their 2012 Olympic duel

Sir Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain stands on the podium after winning the Elite Men's Individual Time Trial on day four of the UCI Road World Championships

Road World Championships 2014: Sir Bradley Wiggins wins time-trial gold for Great Britain

Emphatic victory 'completes the set' as World time-trial title follows Olympic and national honours

Sir Bradley Wiggins was victorious in the final day's time-trial of last week's Tour of Britain

Sir Bradley Wiggins confident of ending Tony Martin’s dominance

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Team Sky’s Vasyl Kiryienka ahead of Sir Bradley Wiggins during Sunday’s time trail in Ponferrada

Road World Championships: Sir Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky miss out in tight battle for team time-trial medal

Sky finished fourth and missed out on a medal by two seconds

Sir Bradley Wiggins was victorious in the final day's time-trial of last week's Tour of Britain

Road World Championships: Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky go for gold

Team Sky, spearheaded by Olympic gold medallists Sir Bradley Wiggins and Geraint Thomas, are targeting gold in today’s men’s team time trial which kicks off the Road World Championships here.

Bradley Wiggins

Dave Brailsford: Team GB won't suffer another attitude failure at Road World Championships

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Sir Bradley Wiggins (left) and Chris Froome (right)
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Farewell David Millar, the last of the pioneers

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British rider displays top form to win on the streets of London as unheralded Van Baarle holds on for Tour of Britain triumph

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