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Women's Grand Prix on TV

The 2014 Prudential RideLondon Women's Grand Prix will be broadcast live, organisers have announced.

The race - won by double Olympic track champion Laura Trott in 2013 - starts and finishes on The Mall with a 1.3-mile loop in and around St James' Park will be broadcast live on BBC television with a 60-minute programme on Saturday, August 9.

The news comes a day after the conclusion of the Friends Life Women's Tour, won by world and Olympic champion Marianne Vos.