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Top attractions in Putrajaya that’ll leave you mesmerised

From lakes, bridges and a marina to grand government offices and a spectacular mosque, the country's federal administrative capital is a scenic and memorable area.

Rainbow jersey dream becomes reality for evergreen Valverde

Alejandro Valverde beat Romain Bardet and Michael Woods to claim the world road race title.

UCI plans calendar overhaul to promote ‘classic’ races

The UCI wants to reschedule its calendar to put more emphasis on one-day 'classic' races and sell TV rights for them collectively.

Dennis routs Dumoulin in ‘dream’ world time trial triumph

Rohan Dennis beat Tom Dumoulin by one minute and 21 seconds to claim the world title.

Yates flies flag for Britain at cycling world championships

Yates should be the man to beat next Sunday after displaying brilliant climbing skills and cut-throat racing savvy.

Yates set for Vuelta coronation after ‘ferocious’ stage

By winning the Vuelta a España, Simon Yates became the third British cyclist to win a Grand Tour this season.

World champion Vogel ready for new life after crash

After a crash that left her paralysed, Kristina Vogel nevertheless stated that she still wanted to contribute to cycling.

French rider Alaphilippe wins Tour of Britain

Julian Alaphilippe beat Wout Poels by 17 seconds to claim the victory.

Tour champion Thomas signs new deal with Team Sky

Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas has signed a three-year contract extension with Team Sky.

Yates regains Vuelta a España lead with epic Stage 14 win

Simon Yates now leads Alejandro Valverde by 20 seconds in the overall standings.

Stannard wins Tour of Britain seventh stage, Alaphilippe retains overall lead

Ian Stannard beat Nils Politt to win the stage stretching from from West Bridgford to Mansfield, while Julian Alaphilippe retained his overall lead.

Germany’s Olympic champion Vogel paralysed after crash

Part-time police officer Vogel suffered serious spinal injuries after colliding with another cyclist while training.

Roglič leads Tour of Britain after team time trial win

Primož Roglič claimed the Tour of Britain lead after his LottoNL-Jumbo team won the team time trial.

De Marchi wins stage 11 as Yates clings onto Vuelta lead

Alessandro De Marchi beat Jhonatan Restrepo to win the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España, but it wasn't enough to overhaul Simon Yates in the overall standings.

Asian Games: Malaysian women triathletes finish in 12th, 16th place

Irene Chong says the hot weather made it tough but she was determined to finish the race as it is National Day.

King storms to career-best victory in Vuelta

Team Dimension Data's Ben King beat Nikita Stalnov of Astana Pro Team to win the fourth stage of the Vuelta a España.

Viviani sprints to victory in Vuelta a España third stage

Elia Viviani won the third stage of the Vuelta a España, but Michał Kwiatkowski remained in the overall lead.

World champ Sagan signs on for Tour Down Under

Three-time world champion Peter Sagan will take part in the Tour Down Under between January 10 and 20 next year.

Thomas and Froome to compete in Tour of Britain

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will skip the Vuelta a España to do so.

Cycling is the healthiest form of urban transport for city dwellers

If you walk to work in an effort to get more exercise, you might consider switching to cycling. A new European study found that biking is the best urban mode of transport for boosting health.

Thousands turn out for Tour de France champ Thomas’ homecoming

Upon his arrival in Cardiff, Geraint Thomas received a raucous reception.

Team Sky’s Bernal out of hospital after horror San Sebastián crash

Egan Bernal sustained serious injuries after a crash in the Clásica de San Sebastián.

Bastianelli sprints to European road race title

Vos, often hailed as the greatest woman cyclist in history, roared through for the silver but her fellow 31-year-old rival had already flown.

Britain finds new teenage flyer in omnium champion Hayter

The 19-year-old won the test, roaring from fifth place going into the final discipline, the 25km points race, to the gold-medal position, much to the delight of the home crowd.