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Multiple Olympic and world champion Marianne Vos on how women's cycling can rival the men's sport

Mirinda Carfrae, centre, of Australia celebrates after winning the Ironman World Championships 2013 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Carfrae won with a time of 08:52:14 h ahead of second placed Rachel Joyce, left, and third placed Liz Blatchford, right, both from the UK.

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Bradley Wiggins: Installed as a mod icon after Tour de France and Olympic triumphs, “Wiggo” recorded a BBC 6Music radio special with musical hero Paul Weller and joined him on stage at Hammersmith Odeon to strum through Jam song ‘That’s Entertainment’

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Sex, as they say, sells. Judging by the book charts, self-help books sell pretty well, too. So combine the two and you could be on to a winner. That might be the thinking behind a new tome - The Kama Sutra Of Work: Why Work Is The New Sex And How To Make Sure You're Getting Enough.

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Bradley Wiggins looks resigned even before Sunday's road race

Sir Bradley Wiggins is like the old family cat – loved, feared and afraid of the rain

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Marianne Vos

Five things we learnt at World Cycling Championships

The wonder of Vos

Chris Boardman rated it the race of the week and Marianne Vos was its shining star. Saturday’s road race wrapped up a good week for cycling’s women in Florence. Brian Cookson appointed the first female vice-president of the International Cycling Union in Tracey Gaudry of Australia on his first day in the job and hours later Vos won her second successive road-race rainbow jersey. The Dutch rider, who now has three road world titles and two Olympic gold medals, is one of the world’s greatest sportswomen.

The Sport Matrix: Monday 30 September 2013

Britons slammed after poor showing in world road race

Sir Bradley Wiggins looks on in Florence on Sunday

Road World Championships 2013: Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome slammed for ‘lack of spirit’ by GB coach Rod Ellingworth

Dire day for British riders at the Road World Championships in Florence

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke's biological passport has 'a potential discrepancy'

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas express shock at suspect Jonathan Tiernan-Locke blood levels

Rider could be charged with doping offence

Road World Championships 2013: Gloom for Chris Froome as Great Britain left all washed up

Wiggins struggles in the wet again and leads total team pull-out before Costa takes title in Florence

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