Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day three: athletics begins, swimming, cycling and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.54am BST 01:54 5000 metres: Karasawa Kenya of Japan puts on the afterburners with a lap to go, scorching past most of the field after having spent the race settled back in the back. He comes up to Jacques, but Jacques has bided him time and is able to kick coming into the last … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day two: swimming, cycling, wheelchair basketball and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 2.40am BST 02:40 Netherlands win gold at the velodrome, silver to Team GB Cycling: Larissa Klaassen wins gold for the Netherlands in the women’s B 1000m time trial. Silver goes to Great Britain’s Aileen McGlynn, while Griet Hoet of Belgium gets bronze. 2.37am BST 02:37 Men’s wheelchair basketball: USA defeat Germany 58-55. What a … Read more

Great North Road: cycling the old route from London to Edinburgh | Cycling holidays

[ad_1] As any cyclist will tell you, there’s something strangely uplifting about being on the road early. Mostly it’s a case of enjoying empty roads and morning light, but perhaps there’s a smidgeon of self-righteousness, too. Mamils have a lie in? Never. As we wheel our bikes out of the Olde Ship in the village … Read more

‘It makes you feel alive while half-killing you’: cycling in Carmarthenshire | Wales holidays

[ad_1] “So,” my hostess Tanya said as I arrived at Penstacan, an organic farmstay in the Welsh village of Cilycwm, “they’re making you go over the Black Mountain, are they?’ Did I detect a note of concern in her voice? You know, I believe I did. Cycle Dixe wales The gauntlet had been thrown down … Read more

Should police constables stop furious cyclists? – archive, 1896 | Cycling

[ad_1] To the editor of the Manchester Guardian, Sir, – In your article of this morning, upon the right of a police constable forcibly to stop a cyclist, you say “It is most undesirable that constables should get it into their heads that they are at liberty to stop, without warning, every cyclist who seems … Read more

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics day one: swimming, cycling, wheelchair rugby and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.21am BST 01:21 What is on today? Plenty. Times are as per Tokyo, which is GMT+9. Add one more hour for Australia, minus 8 hours for the UK, scan from there for your timezone of choice. 9am – Swimming. Heats for freestyle ranging from 50m to 400m, the 100m butterfly and 100m breaststroke. The … Read more

Bike broke mountains: high-speed sports are destroying the Lake District’s fells | Cycling

[ad_1] I applaud the work of Fix the Fells (Lake District in peril due to climate emergency and influx of pandemic walkers, 18 August), but as a regular fellwalker I fear that much of their work is being undone by the influx of Lycra-clad mountain bikers carrying their expensive machines to the top of Helvellyn, … Read more