Cycling

Schoolgirl defends her national title

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HEATHER DESPRES, who will be making her Games bow in Jersey, has made a successful defence of her British Schools’ Cycling Association National Hill Climb title in Petersfield.

Bowie wins in Cambridge

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THREE Guernsey riders have qualified to represent Great Britain at the UCI Amateur World Championships in Denmark later this year.

No repeat win for Horton at Canary Wharf

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TOBYN HORTON sacrificed personal glory to help a team colleague, but paid for it with a disappointingly low finish in last night’s Pearl Izumi Tour Series at Canary Wharf in London.

Capital performer

Tobyn Horton at the Pearl Izumi cycling tour in Croydon.

TOBYN HORTON again saw London as a happy hunting ground after a superb third-place finish at round seven of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series in Croydon.

Roe second in Aldershot

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JAMES ROE produced a superb showing last weekend with a second-place UK finish as he fine-tunes his Island Games preparations.

Kitting out the Guernsey boys

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GUERNSEY’S two professional cyclists will be heading out to Mallorca and training camp after yesterday’s official kit and squad launch for the Madison Genesis team.