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  1. Sport - CYCLING

    ‘Pitbull’ Andrew Talansky embraces pain to stay in the Tour de France

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:28am by Reuters

    ... Associated Press in Oyonnax, France ‘Pitbull’ Talansky embraces pain to stay in the Tour Sitting on a roadside guard rail, wincing and rubbing his lower back, Andrew Talansky looked ready to quit the Tour de France in the middle of stage 11. The Tour’s website and French TV commentators said his race was over. So did some English-language Twitterati.   The “Pit Bull” proved them ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Dramatic final stage sees Carlos Betancur clinch Paris-Nice victory

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 11:41am

    ... as it was the only mode of wheeled transport he had to get to school. “Finishing fifth in the Giro (Tour of Italy) was important but this is on another level. This victory is something else entirely.” ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Sarah Lee christens new velodrome with gold medal

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 02:03pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... a sixth form student at Diocesans Girls School, said she was still considering turning to full-time training. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    English town to burn Lance Armstrong in effigy

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 10:39am by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London His career is in ruins and now an effigy of Lance Armstrong is about to go up in smoke. The disgraced American cyclist has been chosen as the latest celebrity to be burnt in effigy during an English town’s nationally famous Bonfire Night celebrations. Edenbridge in southeast England has built a 9-metre model of Armstrong, who was stripped recently of his ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Hong Kong Cycling Association begs young star Choi Ki-ho not to quit

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:59pm by Unus Alladin

    ... rider in recent years, told the Hong Kong Cycling Association his interest in the sport had waned. The 22-year-old said he was returning to school to study business and he would not return ... future plans with my coach [Shen Jinkang]. I still want to go back to school to further my studies. Perhaps, in the future, I will participate in local competitions and do some part-time ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Ryder Hesjedal latest cyclist to admit to doping

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 10:46am by Reuters

    ... and transparent action it announced over a year ago to truly set the sport on a new foundation for the good of clean athletes.” Hesjedal was one of Armstrong’s team mates at US Postal and Discovery ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    UCI hopeful Brian Cookson vows to offer cyclists doping amnesty

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was caught doping in that race. It was Landis who first accused Verbruggen of colluding with Armstrong to cover up failed dope tests. And Cookson says if such claims prove to have foundation, no one ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    French is no longer the lingua franca

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Jon Brand in Paris Tour de France riders prefer to communicate in English, mirroring a global trend that has seen a steady decline in the 'language of diplomacy' French ... perfunctory. But the French language's protracted worldwide decline has finally come home to roost. In the 100th edition of the Tour, English has become an equal of, if not superior to, le ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    No positive tests this year Tour de France, says UCI

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 09:45am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London In 2013 the Tour de France had no positive drug test results, Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) director Francesca Rossi said at a media Open Day in Aigle, Switzerland on Tuesday. Britain’s Chris Froome won this year’s race, which came under extra scrutiny as it was the first edition being staged since American Lance Armstrong admitted he had cheated his ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Livestrong anti-cancer charity pledges to carry on without Lance Armstrong

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the organisation, says the boss of Livestrong Foundation. "Will the Livestrong Foundation survive? Yes. Absolutely yes," Andy Miller said in what was billed as a "major" speech at the foundation's annual meeting in Chicago on Thursday. "Our work is too meaningful, our role too unique, the need too great, to stand for any other answer." Will the Livestrong Foundation ...




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