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Iain Duncan Smith raises retirement age for Olympic cyclists

plenty of mileage left in those magnificent thighsFollowing an attempt yesterday by six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy to retire from professional cycling, the Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has immediately legislated to require all members of team GB to continue professional competition ‘until at least 75 years of age, preferably longer’.

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Posted: Apr 18th, 2013
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Hoy, Wiggins, Pendleton arrested for ‘incitement to block roads’

all over the placeSir Chris Hoy, Bradley Wiggins and Victoria Pendleton were arrested for encouraging thousands of condom-clad poseurs to clog up the roads as they try to emulate their heroes.

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Posted: Sep 3rd, 2012
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‘We thought of cycling first,’ say veteran two-wheel commuters

People who have been cycling ‘long before Bradley bloody Wiggins and the Olympics came along’ have been loudly pointing it out to those who have just developed a sudden urge to get down to their local bike shop and join in.

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2012
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British youth inspired by menial Olympic support roles

‘We hoped that a new generation would dare to dream of one day carrying in the athletes’ tracksuits after a race, or measuring how far the discus was thrown.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2012
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