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Olympics : Meares pips Pendleton to cycling gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anna Meares of Australia consigned defending champion Victoria Pendleton to defeat in a controversial Olympic cycling sprint final Tuesday.Pendleton was relegated after winning the first ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Britain’s Pendleton holds on for keirin gold


August 4th, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Victoria Pendleton fought off a determined charge from China's Shuang Guo to win the women's keirin track cycling event here at the Olympics Friday.Pendleton ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Russian cyclist Baranova expelled for doping


August 4th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian track cyclist Victoria Baranova has been caught doping and sent home from the London Olympics, according to reports.Baranova, 22, was due to participate in ... Read more...

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Hoy to carry British flag at Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Chris Hoy has been given the honour of carrying the British flag at his home Olympics in London, he said ... 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: Four bronzes for India on day four (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Gymnast Ashish Kumar, swimmer Virdhawal Khade, chess International Master Harika Dronavalli and wushu exponent Bimoljit Singh Tuesday claimed a bronze apiece for India at the Asian Games on ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: Mahita finish ninth in points race


November 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) India's medal hope Mahita Mohan came a dismal ninth while Suchitra Devi Konsam could not finish the women's points race finals at the Asian Games cycling here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Jobie Dajka found dead


April 8th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday, the Australia's Nine TV network reported that the ex-world champion cyclist Jobie Dajka has been found dead at his home.The details of the death of the 27 year old was ... Read more...

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Chris Hoy named BBC Sports Personality of the Year


December 15th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.15 (ANI): Triple Olympic champion Chris Hoy delivered one of the shocks of the sporting year on Sunday night when he overcame Lewis Hamilton and Rebecca Adlington to win the ... Read more...

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