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Olympics: Hoy gives Britain another gold in Velodrome


August 8th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) British track cyclist Chris Hoy became his country's greatest ever Olympian when he won the sixth gold medal of his career at the Velodrome at the ... Read more...

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Wiggins wins time trial to become Britain’s top Olympian


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bradley Wiggins became Britain's most-decorated Olympian Wednesday, winning the cycling time trial gold for his seventh medal overall.Wiggins overhauled legendary rower Steve Redgrave's total of ... Read more...

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Swapnali wins national mountain biking


July 31st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Mumbai's Swapnali Yadav won four gold medals and the overall championship in the ninth National Mountain Biking Championship organised by the Cycling Federation of India and ... Read more...

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Tony Martin eyes time trial medal at Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) German cyclist Tony Martin has set his sights on a medal at the 2012 London Olympics cycling time trial."Gold is possible, but it would be presumptuous ... Read more...

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Menchov can vanquish Tour nightmare at Olympics: Coach


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chartres (France), July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cyclist Denis Menchov can still fight for a medal in the Olympics road race despite his poor showing in the Tour de France, ... Read more...

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Real Madrid extend Leon loan to Getafe


June 30th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 30 (IANS) Spanish side Real Madrid confirmed the club has extended the loan of midfielder Pedro Leon to Getafe for a further season.Talented right sided midfielder Leon, joined ... Read more...

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Ethiopians start favourite in 10K race


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Former winner Ethiopia's Deriba Merga will be seeking to re-establish himself as the most feared front-runner in Road Racing when the TCS World 10K Bangalore race ... Read more...

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Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years


February 9th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 9 (IANS) Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was Thursday banned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for two years and stripped of his third-place ... 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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CWG schedule Wednesday


October 13th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Following is the schedule on 10th day of competitions at the Commonwealth Games Wednesday. Twenty-eight medals are at stake Wednesday including Aquatics (2), Boxing (10), Cycling Road ... Read more...

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Watch CWG events live and free of cost! (Lead)


October 8th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Want to watch a sports event of the Commonwealth Games live and that too free of cost? Then get set for the road races - cycling and ... Read more...

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Athletes, cyclists to take Delhi CWG to the streets


October 8th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): On Saturday and Sunday, the Commonwealth Games 2010 will literally hit the streets of Delhi through a '20 km race walk' and a race by cyclists.The men's race ... Read more...

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Indian Cyclists clueless about their event


September 30th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30(IANS) The cycling event of the Commonwealth Games is only four days away and yet the Indian riders are unaware in which category they will compete.The cyclists said they ... Read more...

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Indian cyclists back on CWG track after 32 years


September 21st, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma (Attn Editors: This is the 10th preview discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. This piece is on Cycling)New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bicycles might ... Read more...

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Cyclist Wiggins eyes Delhi Commonwealth Games


May 1st, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) England's triple Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins, who also has five world championship titles, has decided to skip the road World Championships cycling in Melbourne to concentrate ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong: Random Drug Tested, Illness Causes Setback


April 8th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 07 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seven time Tour de France champion, Lance Armstrong competed for the first time on Tuesday in mainland France. He was called in for a random drug test after ... Read more...

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India win first medal in South Asian Games


January 30th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) India won the first medal of the 11th South Asian Games with the women's cycling team bagging the gold in the time trial competition Saturday. The Indian team comprising ... Read more...

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Contador wins 2009 Tour de France, Armstrong finishes third


July 27th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 26 (DPA) Alberto Contador won the 2009 Tour de France Sunday, the second Tour title of his career, outsprinting Luxembourg's Andy Schleck and seven-time Tour champion Lance Armstrong. The 26-year-old Contador's ... Read more...

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Stage 19 of Tour de France begins with Contador in driver’s seat


July 24th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bourgoin-Jallieu, France, July 24 (DPA) The 19th stage of the 2009 Tour de France began Friday in the city of Bourgoin-Jallieu with most riders thinking about Saturday's decisive stage and Lance Armstrong ... Read more...

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2009 Tour de France: Alberto Contador Ahead Of The Rest


July 24th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
At the end of the stage 18 of the 2009 Tour de France, Alberto Contador still managed to remain ahead of all the others, warding off off all the attacks and keeping ... Read more...

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Stage 18 of the Tour, a crucial time trial, gets under way


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Annecy, France, July 23 (DPA) The 18th stage of the 2009 Tour de France, a crucial individual time trial, got under way Thursday in the Alpine city of Annecy when Yauheni Hutarovich ... Read more...

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Second stage of Tour de France gets underway


July 5th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, July 5 (DPA) The second stage of the 2009 Tour de France got underway Sunday in the principality of Monaco, with Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara wearing the leader's yellow jersey and ... Read more...

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Fabian Cancellara Wins Stage 1 Of Tour De France 2009


July 5th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
Among the mainstream sports that are gaining much media attention, the Tour De France 2009 has been giving them quite a competition as the world's number one cycling race began on July ... Read more...

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Olympic gold medallist Hamilton banned for 8 years for doping


June 17th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colorado Springs, June 17 (DPA) The 2004 Olympic gold medallist Tyler Hamilton has accepted an eight-year ban from cycling after he admitted to taking a banned substance. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said ... Read more...

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Energy drinks stoke brain to boost athletic performances


April 16th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) Sugary drinks and sweets can really boost athletic performance in endurance events, but how? Ed Chambers and colleagues not only show that sugary drinks can significantly boost performance ... Read more...

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Even rinsing mouth with energy drinks can boost athletes’ performance


April 15th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Energy drinks are known to boost athletes' performances. Now, a new study has shown that the drinks' benefits are felt even if the drink is spat out rather ... Read more...

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Armstrong to mark European return at Milan San-Remo


March 4th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 4 (DPA) Lance Armstrong will return to Europe later this month to continue his comeback season with races at Milan-San Remo and Spain's Vuelta a Castilla Leon, his Astana team ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong’’s one-of-a-kind 10K dollar bike stolen


February 16th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sacremento (California, US), Feb.16 (ANI): Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has revealed that someone stole his 10,000-dollar one-of-a-kind bicycle from his team''s van, which had been parked in downtown Sacramento ... Read more...

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