• Chris Hoy celebrates winning the Men's Keirin Olympic final. Picture Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

    SPOTY Contender: Sir Chris Hoy

    December 11, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    This summer Sir Chris Hoy, or the ‘Real McHoy’ as we’ve come to know him, has proved once more why he is widely considered to be Britain’s greatest athlete. Claiming two more gold medals at the London games, Sir Chris Hoy has cemented his place in the record books, at […]

  • Sarah Storey celebrates breaking her own World Record during Qualifying for the Women's C5 Individual Pursuit. Picture Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

    SPOTY Contender: Sarah Storey

    December 9, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    It is incredibly rare that a sportsman or woman can be said to have been at the pinnacle of their career for two decades, mastering two different sports in a number of disciplines. Swimmer and cyclist extraordinaire Sarah Storey is one of these few, incredible athletes who can make such […]

  • Lance Armstrong: Erased

    Lance Armstrong: Erased

    October 29, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Lance Armstrong is being erased from the Tour de France record books, the International Cycling Union confirmed late last week. The ex-seven-time-winner has not yet admitted to cheating through the use of performance enhancing drugs, however the United States Anti-Doping Agency have accused him of leading “the most sophisticated, professionalised […]

  • Cavendish can inspire cycle club members

    Cavendish can inspire cycle club members

    October 4, 2011 at 10:34 am

    Sunderland University Cycle society hope that the recent success of Mark Cavendish can inspire new members to the club. The cycling club is still very much in its infancy after being introduced a year ago. Dave Duncan, club secretary, hopes the popularity of cycling will help the club continue to […]