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Karachi cyclists ride to end polio

150 people participated to mark World Polio Day

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October 19, 2019

 

Tour de Impossible? Khunjerab hosts ‘world’s toughest cycle race’

Starting at 2,800m, the race ends at 4,700m

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July 7, 2019

 

Pakistani female cyclist dreams of winning in National Games

Peshawar’s Haleema Ghayoor optimistic of claiming gold

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June 8, 2019

 

Pakistani cyclist peddles to K2 base camp from Multan in 43 days

The base camp is in Gilgit-Baltistan, at about 16,400 feet above sea level

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November 13, 2018

 

Denmark to host start of Tour de France soon

French President Emmanuel Macron revealed Wednesday while on a state visit to Denmark that the Tour de France cycling race would soon embark from Copenhagen. The world’s biggest cycling race, which takes place over three weeks every July, frequently sets off from a country outside France and Brussels will host the opening stages of the…

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August 29, 2018

 

Geraint Thomas wins 2018 Tour de France

Britain’s Geraint Thomas fulfilled his childhood dream by winning the Tour de France Sunday after the 21st and final stage won by Norway’s Alexander Kristoff.

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July 30, 2018

 

Tour de France: Roglic wins 19th stage in controversial fashion

Britain’s Geraint Thomas stretched his Tour de France yellow jersey lead on Friday as Slovenian Primoz Roglic won the 19th stage in controversial fashion to push defending champion Chris Froome off the virtual podium.

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July 28, 2018

 

Tour de France re-starts after farmers’ protest

The 16th stage of Tour de France re-started on Tuesday after a brief halt when police used tear gas near the peloton to break up a protest by farmers.

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July 24, 2018

 

Peter Sagan wins second stage of Tour de France

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan won the second stage and took lead in the 2018 Tour de France.

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July 9, 2018

 

Tour de France: Sagan avoids pile up to clinch 2nd stage, take lead

World champion Peter Sagan won stage two and took the overall leader’s yellow jersey on the Tour de France on Sunday after edging Sonny Colbrelli in a reduced sprint finish after a late crash in the peloton. Overnight leader Fernando Gaviria came down in a mass high speed crash just 1.3km from the line, which…

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July 9, 2018

 

Alaphilippe wins fourth stage of Dauphine cycle race

Quick Step’s Julian Alaphilippe beat a bevvy of top-drawer climbing talent to win the fourth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine in a summit finish in lashing rain on Thursday. Sky’s Gianni Moscon emerged as the new yellow jersey after finishing in the winning pack along with Ireland’s Dan Martin, Welshman Geraint Thomas and the…

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June 8, 2018

 

Kwiatkowski back in yellow as Sky dominate Criterium du Dauphine team time trial

Sky dominated the team time trial on the third stage of the Criterium du Dauphine cycle race on Wednesday, rolling at a record average of 57kmh (35mph) with a tailwind over the flat 35km course. Sky’s Polish rider Michal Kwiatkowski, victim of a crash on Tuesday, regained the race leader’s yellow jersey and now leads…

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June 7, 2018

 

Impey sprints to stage win as Kwiatkowski retains Dauphine lead

South Africa’s Daryl Impey won the first stage of the Criterium du Dauphine in a sprint finish after 179 kilometres between Valence and Saint Just-Saint Rambert on Monday. France’s Julian Alaphilippe and Italian Vincenzo Nibali tried their luck solo in the last hill shortly before the finish, but they were reined in and Mitchelton-Scott rier…

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June 5, 2018

 

Cycling passion fires up Haleema of Peshawar

Peshawar’s Haleema is quite passionate about her cycling. With the same fire of passion, she won several awards in a small age. She has high hopes and objectives to attain in future. Know more about her in Fatima Naazish’s report from Peshawar.

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November 18, 2017

 

Two Pakistani cyclists to participate in World Cycling Championship 

ISLAMABAD: Two Pakistani cyclists will participate in World Cycling Championship which is scheduled to be held in Norway from September 16. According to Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) Secretary, Syed Azhar Ali Shah the championship would continue till September 22. “The two cyclists to take part in the championship include Arslan Anjum and Awais Khan,” he…

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August 27, 2017

 

KP stages cycling tour to promote tourism

Dozens of Pakistani and Afghan cyclists embarked on a 350 kilometre race on Friday through Pakistan’s scenic but militancy-hit northwest to promote international tourism and cross-border peace. The 87 spandex-clad competitors began their journey in Peshawar, the ancient capital of the northwest Khyber Pakthunkhwa province and focal-point of a home grown Islamist insurgency that has…

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February 10, 2017

 

Olympics: Britain, USA in cycling records battle

RIO DE JANEIRO: Britain reclaimed the women’s team pursuit world record just minutes after the United States had beaten their previous mark at the Rio Olympics on Saturday. US quartet Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente won their semi-final at the Olympic velodrome in a time of 4min 12.282sec to beat the…

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August 13, 2016

 

Armstrong completes hat-trick of time-trial golds

Veteran American Kristin Armstrong completed a remarkable Olympic cycling hat-trick of gold medals after coming out of retirement for the second time to win the women’s 29.7km time-trial in Rio on Wednesday. Just a day before she turns 43, Armstrong added to her gold medals from Beijing and London to become the first cyclist to…

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August 10, 2016

 

Taiwan’s octogenarian bike pioneer on pedal power mission

TAICHUNG: An 82-year-old might be an unlikely poster boy for Taiwan’s flourishing cycling scene, but King Liu has never been afraid to go against convention. The Taiwanese founder of the world’s biggest bicycle maker Giant Manufacturing Co. only got seriously into the sport at the age of 73, after years out of the saddle. And…

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March 3, 2016

 

Jungels wins first stage of Tour of Oman

Luxembourg’s Bob Jungels, riding for the Etixx team, won the first stage of the Tour of Oman on Tuesday, a 145km run between the Oman Exhibition Center and Al Bustan. Jungels clocked 3hr 37min 33sec to take the leader’s red jersey, 10sec ahead of Dimension Data’s Belgian rider Serge Pauwels, with France’s Romain Bardet of…

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February 17, 2016

 

First “technological fraud” case rocks cycling world

HEUSDEN-ZOLDER: A concealed motor was found on a bike being used by Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche at the world cyclo-cross championships, the head of the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Sunday, confirming the first such case at a top-level competition. “It’s absolutely clear that there was technological fraud. There was a concealed…

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February 1, 2016