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Nigerian cyclist to raise funds for Ebola victims

Lagos (Nigeria), Nov 26 (IANS) — A Nigeria-born cyclist Tuesday said he was set to embark on a 1,000-km journey from... (more...)

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Indians bag gold in Track Asia Cup

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — India’s men and women elite cycling teams won two gold medals on the second day of... (more...)

Pakistan pull out of Track Asia Cup

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) — The Pakistan cycling team Wednesday pulled out of the 2014 Track Asia Cup, starting Nov... (more...)

IG velodrome to become international cycling academy

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) — The Indoor Cycling Velodrome of the Indira Gandhi Stadium here will be converted into an... (more...)

Austrian cyclist sets new world hour record

Paris, Oct 31 (IANS) — Matthias Brandle of Austria set a new cycling world hour record with his 51.85-km effort, adding... (more...)

Armstrong barred from non-competitive race

Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) — American cyclist Lance Armstrong has been barred from participating in a non-competition... (more...)

Alpe d’Huez finale for 2015 Tour de France

Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) — The Alpe d’Huez ski resort will be climbed in the penultimate stage of the 2015 Tour de... (more...)

Dutch Hofland triumphs in 2014 Tour of Hainan first stage

Haikou (China), Oct 20 (IANS) — Defending champion Moreno Hofland claimed a circuit race victory Monday in the first... (more...)

Capturing Himalayas makes me taller, says MTB champion

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) — For two months he axes trees in forests and for the rest of the year he is... (more...)

‘Himachal’s off-road tracks perfect for MTB’

By Vishal Gulati Garhagussain (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 1 (IANS) — The off-road cycling track here is inhospitable and... (more...)

Hero Cycles unveil team for MTB Himalaya

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) — Hero Cycles Wednesday unveiled their cycling team here which will take part in the 10th... (more...)

Mountain bikers ride high on Himachal lofty peaks (Adventure Feature)

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh is riding high on a popularity wave among mountain bikers... (more...)

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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

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