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  1. Petrol company Total to take over sponsorship Direct Energie, according to reports

    The Professional Continental team will be sponsored by France’s biggest company

    Niki Terpstra moved to Direct Energie for 2019 (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
    Direct Energie will be replaced by gas and oil giant Total as the main sponsor before Paris-Roubaix, according to French media.
  2. VO2 max: what is it and how to improve

    Ever heard of VO2 max but wondered what it was? Let our expert explain, and read on for a workout to improve yours. Original article by Marc Abbott

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    Ever heard of VO2 max but wondered what it was? Let our expert explain, and read on for a workout to improve yours
  3. This week’s best bikes from ‘Rate My Bike’ – Dassi Graphene Interceptor, Lamborghini Pinarello and more

    We all love to talk about bikes, but now it's time to rate them

    We all love to talk about bikes, but now it's time to rate them
  4. 19-year-old rider dies after crash involving van during race in Belgium

    Stefan Loos was one of three riders injured in the collision

    Stef Loos was involved in a crash with a van during a race in Belgium
    A 19-year-old rider has died after a collision with a van during a race in Belgium.
  5. British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe to sponsor Team Sky with bigger budget, according to sources

    Sources close to the deal say the new sponsor will be announced before the Giro d'Italia

    Team Sky will be sponsored by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, according to a team source (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
    British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe will sponsor Team Sky for 2020 and beyond with a bigger budget than before, a source close to the team has said.