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Trinidad & Tobago’s $2m fund to track talent for Rio


August 17th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) A $2 million Athletic Development Programme has been unveiled in Trinidad and Tobago, targeting promising athletes likely to represent the country in the next ... Read more...

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Queen congratulates Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins


July 24th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Queen has congratulated Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins for being the first Briton to win the cycling race.The Queen said in a statement that, "I ... Read more...

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Blood hormone Epo boosts motivation


June 12th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 12 (IANS) Blood hormone Epo has a performance-boosting effect on the brain shortly after being injected as it improves oxygen transport in blood. As Epo also increases ... Read more...

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Man’s best friend follows cyclists 1,800 km


May 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A stray dog in China has followed a group of cyclists 1,800 km to their destination in a heart-wrenching 20-day trip.The dog, nicknamed Xiaosa, followed the ... Read more...

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Cyclist crushed, six injured by bus in Delhi (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A 75-year-old labourer riding a cycle was killed Sunday and six others were injured after a speeding Delhi Transport Corporation bus hit them in west ... Read more...

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‘Pedestrians, cyclists suffer most in road accidents’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The most vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and bicyclists were the most severely hit in road accidents, accounting for more than 40 percent of the ... Read more...

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Cycling to work? Growing movement to tackle mobility crisis (Feature)


March 25th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Cycling to work may soon become a reality in Delhi, and not just for the poor. With pollution and shrinking roadspace, the capital is under ... Read more...

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Spreading childhood cancer awareness on bicycles


March 24th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A team of four cyclists, Cycling 4Change, arrived in the capital Saturday, covering a distance of 1,940 km in 21 days, in a ride titled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alberto Contador to lose his Tour de France title


February 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish Tour de France champ Alberto Contador has been stripped of the title by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Contador was found guilty of using banned ... Read more...

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Ah! Some ‘cutting tea’ on a cold Bhopal morn (Letter from Bhopal)


January 20th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) Ever heard of "cutting tea"? It is Bhopal's unique offering - basically half or three-fourth cup of hot tea, served at interminable big and small tea ... Read more...

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Cycling drive for clean Yamuna


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Encouraging a sporty way to raise awareness among people about need to keep the Yamuna clean, a cyclothon is being organised by an NGO Swechha ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Watch out, headphone may cost your life


January 17th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers have found a dramatic rise in injuries to people using headphones while walking on the streets and have warned of serious accidents involving pedestrians using ... Read more...

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Drivers to blame for most accidents


October 20th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Drivers are to blame for most road accidents in India, a report said Thursday, followed by mistakes by pedestrians as well as poor roads.The ministry ... Read more...

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120 top riders for Delhi Cyclothon


October 6th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) New Delhi will hold its second edition of the Hero India Cyclothon Sunday with around 120 of the country's top cyclists taking part in the ... Read more...

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Nepal woman pedals towards win in Himachal - again


October 5th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
B0y Vishal Gulati Kullu Sarahan (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 5 (IANS) The woman, her mean machine and the mountains. As she cycles through the cold, often inhospitable terrain of the Hercules MTB (mountain ... Read more...

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Cyclists at higher risk from inhaled soot


September 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Cyclists in cities inhale more black carbon than pedestrians -- and this may damage their lungs, evidence shows.Automobiles discharge a huge quantity of soot or black ... Read more...

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Suspected drunk driver injures 11 cyclists in Los Angeles


June 17th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven people were injured on early Thursday morning after a suspected drunk driver plowed her car into a large group of bicyclists in the Baldwin Village area ... Read more...

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Longer warm-ups can sabotage sporting performance


May 30th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Many coaches and physiologists glowingly describe how a longer warm-up increases muscle temperature and metabolism, leading to more oxygen intake, factors vital in performance. But a ... Read more...

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6,000 participate in BSA Hercules India Cyclothon (With Images)


April 24th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Over 6,000 people, including actor Imran Khan, model Nicole Faria and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Sunday participated in various races in the 'BSA Hercules India ... Read more...

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India to switch off lights at Earth Hour


March 15th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) As the clock strikes 8.30 p.m. March 26, the night lights will go off across India for an hour when the country, along with over ... Read more...

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Bicycle thieves target Australian Open


January 24th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): A gang of bicycle thieves is expected to target the Australian Open following reports that around ten bikes were stolen in a day from outside the grand slam ... Read more...

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India Cyclothon to feature 120 cyclists


January 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Top cyclists from across the country will participate in the fifth edition of India Cyclothon in Bangalore Jan 23.The event, organised by Sports18 and Cycling Federation of ... Read more...

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Queensland floods: Eerie calm as Brisbane braces for worst


January 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.12 (ANI): An eerie calm prevails in Brisbane, the capital of the Australian state of Queensland, as it braces for an expected devastation of life and property through floods.According to ... Read more...

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Bicycle ride creates climate awareness in New Delhi


December 5th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): Delhi Cycling Club (DCC) organized its fourth 'Climate Bicycle Ride' to spread awareness on climate change and rising pollution by mentioning the importance of cycling ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: India’s Mahita and Pana finish 20th and 26th


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) Indian cyclists Mahita Mohan and Pana Chaudhary finished 20th and 26th in the women's individual road race at the Asian Games here Tuesday.Mahita, India's lone medal ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: Sombir, Atul finish 27th and 32nd in road race


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian cyclists Sombir and Atul Kumar finished 27th and 32nd in the individual road race competition at the Asian Games here Monday.Sombir clocked four hours 15 minutes ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: Poor finish for Indians in track events


November 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian cyclists failed to make an impact on the final day of the track events at the Asian Games here Wednesday.Atul Kumar finished 15th while Rajender Kumar Bishnoi ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indian cyclists disappoint on opening day


November 13th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) India's Mahita Mohan finished last in the women's 500m time trial while other cyclists could not go beyond the qualifying stages in the other three events at the ... Read more...

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Helmets don’t contribute to road safety: Research


November 8th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 8 (ANI): A research conducted by University of Sydney suggests that forcing people to wear bike helmets is of no use in road safety measures.The biggest drop in head injuries ... Read more...

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Russia’s Kudentsov wins 9th stage of Tour d’Indonesia 2010


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- Russian Sergey Kudentsov of the Polygon Sweet Nice (PSN) Surabaya club on Tuesday won the ninth stage of the Speedy Tour d'Indonesia 2010.It took Kudentsov three hours, fourteen ... Read more...

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Indian cyclists to compete at Asian Games without mechanics


November 1st, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Indian cyclists, who recently got brand new bikes before the Commonwealth Games, will be competing in the upcoming Asian Games without the services of a full-time mechanic.Cycling ... Read more...

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Heat acclimation boosts athletic performance in cool weather


October 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study by human physiology researchers at the University of Oregon has found that turning up the heat might be the best thing for athletes competing in ... Read more...

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Army cycle expedition arrives in Delhi


October 25th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Former Indian Army chief General J. J. Singh, who is also Governor Arunachal Pradesh, received the cyclists of the 9 Maratha Light Infantry here on Sunday to conclude ... Read more...

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Over 70 cyclists to rally in Himachal’s mountains


October 14th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 14 (IANS) Over 70 cyclists will traverse the rugged ranges of Himachal Pradesh in the country's toughest cycle rally - the Hercules MTB Himachal 2010 - that will begin from ... Read more...

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Hot, humid day in Delhi


October 13th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A bright and clear sky greeted Delhiites Wednesday morning even as weathermen predicted a hot and humid day that promised to make things tough for Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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