Sir Gary Verity insisted that history was made as the second day of the second Tour de Yorkshire came to a close.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people have lined the route of the Tour de Yorkshire for a second day. They have watched the women's race as well as day two of the men's competition between Otley and Doncaster. James Webster reports:
Technical problems with the French TV coverage of TDY Women’s race means it is not being shown on ITV4.Read the full story ›
A memorial to one of Britain's most successful professional cyclists has been dressed up for the Tour De Yorkshire.
Thomas Simpson, who lived in Harworth, started cycling as a teenager and won a bronze medal at the1956 Summer Olympics and a silver at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.
He died aged 29 after collapsing during the ascent of Mont Ventous.
Today's race will pass the memorial in Harworth in North Nottinghamshire.