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Oxford Mail
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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Gazette
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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guardian-series
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
guardian-series / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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Harrow Times
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
Harrow Times / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Tour de France wrap after stage 12in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to ge
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
in by Team Sky. Cummings had said before the stage started he would look to get in a breakaway as a way to pay tribute to Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. “I’ve read the book, it’s something in... Read more
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DW
Tour de France: Froome loses yellow jersey as France's Bardet wins stage 12 |in 1985. Thursday also marked the 50th anniversary of one of the Tour's greate
DW / Posted 8 days ago
in 1985. Thursday also marked the 50th anniversary of one of the Tour's greatest tragedies - the death of British cyclist Tom Simpson on nearby Mont Ventoux on 13 Juli 1967. A small memorial now stands on the spot where Simpson fell from his bike,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Froome keeping eye on key stagetime gaps." July 13 also marks an important anniversary in British cycling as
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
time gaps." July 13 also marks an important anniversary in British cycling as it is 50 years since the death of Tom Simpson during the 1967 Tour on Mont Ventoux due to a mix of heat exhaustion and a cocktail of performance-enhancing... Read more
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guardian-series
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
guardian-series / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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Harrow Times
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
Harrow Times / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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Gazette
Tour de France wrap after stage 11day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradle
Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
day While the peloton headed towards the Pyrenees, 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins was on the other side of France ready for Thursday’s gathering on Mont Ventoux to remember Tom Simpson on the 50th anniversary of his death during the 1967 r... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Cyclist Tom Simpson to be remembered at ceremony 50 years on from his deathfor an emotional ceremony on a mountain summit where a Tour De France cyclist t
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
for an emotional ceremony on a mountain summit where a Tour De France cyclist tragically collapsed and died 50 years ago. Tom Simpson was just 29 when he was taken ill at the top of Mont Ventoux during the 13th stage of the 1967 Le Tour. Simpson... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Chris Froome plans to honour memory of British great Tom Simpsonhalf of France away, hundreds of cycling gourmets will pay their respects on Th
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
half of France away, hundreds of cycling gourmets will pay their respects on Thursday on the 50th anniversary of tragic Tom Simpson's death. Simpson, the first Briton to wear the hallowed yellow jersey Froome currently wears with pride — and... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Cycling: Froome to adopt ruthless approach in Pyreneesto get back into the game," the defending champion told reporters on the eve of
Reuters Sports News / Posted 9 days ago
to get back into the game," the defending champion told reporters on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the death of Briton Tom Simpson on the slopes of Mont Ventoux. The last 50 kilometers of Thursday's stage are extremely brutal. The riders will... Read more
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EuroNews
Froome to adopt ruthless approach in Pyreneesto get back into the game,” the defending champion told reporters on the eve of
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
to get back into the game,” the defending champion told reporters on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the death of Briton Tom Simpson on the slopes of Mont Ventoux. The last 50 kilometres of Thursday’s stage are extremely brutal. The riders will... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Froome to adopt ruthless approach in Pyreneesto get back into the game," the defending champion told reporters on the eve of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
to get back into the game," the defending champion told reporters on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the death of Briton Tom Simpson on the slopes of Mont Ventoux. The last 50 kilometres of Thursday's stage are extremely brutal. The riders will... Read more
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Northern Echo
Remembering County Durham Tour de France rider 50 years on - Trailblazer Tom Simpson is not one of cycling's pariahslacked the discipline. "The Tour was the race he wanted the most but suited hi
Northern Echo / Posted 10 days ago
lacked the discipline. "The Tour was the race he wanted the most but suited him the least," said Andy McGrath, author of Tom Simpson: Bird On The Wire. "He was too attacking, too nervy, too spasmodic. You could keep him cool for maybe 10 days... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Red light for coal on Liverpool PlainsNSW government approve the mine. In July 2015 he said coal prices must rise at
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
NSW government approve the mine. In July 2015 he said coal prices must rise at least 30pc for Shenhua to make money. Tom Simpson, Jock Tudgey, Sam Lord, Brad Tudgey, Hugh Pursehouse and Jock Brownhill welcome the mine buyback. Now he says... Read more
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walesonline
Geraint Thomas crashes again but gets up to retain lead at Tour de Francewater and was chosen as a symbolic location for the start of the 1968 Tour in t
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
water and was chosen as a symbolic location for the start of the 1968 Tour in the wake of Great Britain’s world champion Tom Simpson collapsing and dying on Mount Ventoux the previous year. A post-mortem revealed Simpson had amphetamines and... Read more
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Daily Star
Masked hero dubbed ’Bromley Batman’ saves couple from two muggersHERO: The vigilante earned his title but prefers the name ‘The Shadow’ “It sou
Daily Star / Posted 18 days ago
HERO: The vigilante earned his title but prefers the name ‘The Shadow’ “It sounds eerily like the Bromley Batman” Kyla and Tom Simpson Meanwhile, a man “dressed in black from head to toe” came to the rescue as he rolled up and punched one of the... Read more
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walesonline
Geraint Thomas predicts he'll have yellow jersey for 2 more daysfirst Welshman to win a stage and don the yellow jersey by winning the opening
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
first Welshman to win a stage and don the yellow jersey by winning the opening day time trial. Only seven other Britons – Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish – have led the... Read more
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walesonline
Geraint Thomas reveals he WAS involved in Tour de France crashby five seconds and Team Sky team-mate Vasil Kiryienka by seven. He is the eig
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
by five seconds and Team Sky team-mate Vasil Kiryienka by seven. He is the eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Cavendish. The victory was extra... Read more
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walesonline
Welshman Geraint Thomas retains Tour de France yellow jerseyis incredible and the yellow on top is amazing,” said Thomas. He is the eighth
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
is incredible and the yellow on top is amazing,” said Thomas. He is the eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Cavendish. The victory was extra... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
Oxford Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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Gazette
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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guardian-series
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
guardian-series / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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Harrow Times
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
Harrow Times / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Geraint Thomas enjoys ‘incredible’ victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
EveningTimes Online / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar’s Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Geraint Thomas enjoys 'incredible' victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar's Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar's Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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The News and Star
Geraint Thomas enjoys 'incredible' victory to take Tour de France yellow jerseyMovistar's Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and ei
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
Movistar's Nairo Quintana 36 seconds. Thomas becomes the first Welshman and eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. The victory will be... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Geraint Thomas claims yellow jersey after winning opening Tour de France stageand Michal Kwaitkowski eighth, 15 seconds down on Thomas. Thomas becomes the e
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
and Michal Kwaitkowski eighth, 15 seconds down on Thomas. Thomas becomes the eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. Germany's world time... Read more
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The News and Star
Geraint Thomas claims yellow jersey after winning opening Tour de France stageand Michal Kwaitkowski eighth, 15 seconds down on Thomas. Thomas becomes the e
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
and Michal Kwaitkowski eighth, 15 seconds down on Thomas. Thomas becomes the eighth Briton to wear the yellow jersey after Tom Simpson, Chris Boardman, Sean Yates, David Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Froome and Mark Cavendish. Germany's world time... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
TOUR 2017: How well do you know the Tour de France?Cepeda died after a crash in the downhill of the Col du Galibier in 1935. One o
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Cepeda died after a crash in the downhill of the Col du Galibier in 1935. One of the most successful British riders, Tom Simpson, died of an overdose of drugs at Mont Ventoux. The last rider to die on the Tour was Fabio Casartelli, who died... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Hornsey enjoy derby spoils over North Londoncareer runs in the league, putting him on the brink of becoming the highest run
The Ham&High Network / Posted 24 days ago
career runs in the league, putting him on the brink of becoming the highest run scorer according to available records. Tom Simpson scored 6,079 runs for Brondesbury (2001-2014), with Weekes scoring 3,390 for Hampstead prior to joining Hornsey... Read more

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