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18th August 2023
Media coverage of women's cycling has also taken off recently with a number of events including the Tour de France Femmes which was launched in 2022. It is, in fact, "something of a rebirth, the culmination of a long fight to get something back, not gain something new" which dates back to 1955. Plus ça change...This was the period when the cycling champion Eileen Sheridan (above), dubbed the ‘pocket rocket’, captured the public imagination with her 'spectacular feats', according to her obituary.
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