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Pictured Declan Bogue



Date: Thursday 12th April 2012

Location: BT Offices

Credit: Liam McBurney/RAZORPIX

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There's an element of madness amid sport's return as we brace for second coronavirus wave

Declan Bogue


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Nearly there: GAA action will shortly return after four months of waiting amid the coronavirus pandemic

Nearly there: GAA action will shortly return after four months of waiting amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Nearly there: GAA action will shortly return after four months of waiting amid the coronavirus pandemic

Way back in 1978, the definitive 'novel' on competitive cycling, 'The Rider', was published by Dutchman Tim Krabbé.

The first paragraph is arresting and a declaration that you simply must read on. The beauty is that it can apply to any competitive sport.

"Meyrueis, Lozère, June 26, 1977. Hot and overcast. I take my gear out of the car and put my bike together. Tourists and locals are watching from sidewalk cafés. Non-racers. The emptiness of those lives shocks me."