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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rs2500 prize angers Sindh Cycling Race winner

Sindh Cycling Association held a 15-kilemter race championship in Karachi on Sunday and gave a cash prize of Rs2500 to the winner. The nominal prize angered the winners. Watch details in this report.

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Thai crown prince to lead mass cycling event

BANGKOK: Thailand’s crown prince will lead a mass cycling event Friday in tribute to his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a rare public appearance for the prince amid anxiety over his ailing dad’s health. Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 63, will ride with tens of thousands of yellow-clad cyclists through the streets of Bangkok for the “Bike for…

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Amazing cycling antics in Sargodha

Naeem Akhtar Khan reports from Sargodha about amazing feats antics by youths.

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