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Such is Britain's love for cycling these days that, forget about the likes of Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish, even the sport's presenters have fan clubs.

Ned Boulting has become an icon of the bike for his work with ITV over recent years but he didn't expect a website set up by his adoring supporters.

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Comedienne Jo Brand will team up with actor James Nesbitt to host a charity auction in West India Quay tomorrow, Thursday.

The celebrities will be helping to auction off cycling lots - ranging from jerseys and books signed by Olympian Bradley Wiggins and cycling inspired artwork - to raise funds for a campaign to save Herne Hill Velodrome, as well as Rollapaluza Outreach.

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West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has said that a move into the Olympic Stadium would be a "dream come true".

As the club prepares for its first season back in the Premier League, Allardyce said the prospect of a move to Stratford, scene of Team GB's golden triumphs, would be an inspiration.

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boardman142.jpgFormer Olympic cycling champion Chris Boardman is tipping Bradley Wiggins as Britain's first evet Tour de France winner.

Boardman, whose gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 paved the way for the boom in British cycling, feels Wiggins has a great chance of winning the world's most prestigious road race.