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Vuelta a Espana: Nairo Quintana takes lead as Chris Froome and Alejandro Valverde lose time

Chris Froome lost 23 seconds to his rivals on stage nine

Nairo Quintana moved into the red jersey at the Vuelta a Espana after previous leader Alejandro Valverde and Chris Froome both lost time on a rain-soaked ninth stage. All of the race favourites had been climbing to the summit finish at Aramon Valdelinares together until Alberto Contador blew the group ...

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Malaysian cyclist warned over ‘Save Gaza’ gloves


A Malaysian cyclist was warned Friday he risked being thrown out of the Commonwealth Games if he repeated wearing gloves bearing the message “Save Gaza”. Azizulhasni Awang could have been ejected from the 2014 Glasgow Games after wearing the gloves in competition on Thursday. Instead the 26-year-old, nicknamed the “Pocket ...

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Tour de Suisse: Mark Cavendish sprints to victory as Tony Martin stays on top

Mark Cavendish celebrates his victory in the British champion's jersey

Mark Cavendish stepped up his Tour de France preparations by sprinting to a comfortable victory on the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse. The British rider benefitted from a strong lead out by his Omega Pharma – Quick-Step team-mates and then powered home for his ninth success of the ...

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Feature: Pedalling to fulfill dreams of glory Women’s Cycling Championship in Karachi,

Despite the difficulties in training, the female cycling spirit is alive and kicking in Pakistan. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS

Low salaries, difficult conditions and almost no exposure makes it extremely difficult for female cyclists in Pakistan to demonstrate their talent. But there are some gifted young women who are eager to make a mark on the big stage. Ayesha Jawaid, 20, who recently won the title of the inaugural ...

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Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) authorities ask for two-day extension for training in South Korea

Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) authorities ask for two-day extension for training in South Korea.

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) has asked for a two-day extension in the deadline for submitting the names of two cyclists and a coach for training in South Korea. The last day for sending the names was Friday, but the PCF was unable to meet the requirements – set by ...

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First Women Cycle Race For Peace Begins In Karachi

Women Cycle Race For Peace Begins In Karachi

first Women cycle race for peace begins in Karachi by PTV Sports A women’s cycle race aimed at sending the message of peace has begin in Karachi. Trials of school girls were held prior to the competition. Administration centered their focus on the cyclist who arrived from France, while girls ...

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Britain’s Steve Cummings breaks elbow in Tour of Belgium crash

Steve Cummings- The BMC Racing rider suffered broken elbow

Steve Cummings suffered a broken elbow in a crash towards the end of the opening stage of the Tour of Belgium. The 33-year-old Briton, who has been with BMC Racing since leaving Team Sky in 2011, crashed with around 20km remaining of the ride from Lochristi to Buggenhout. Cummings was ...

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Brooks leads fight in Roses tussle Yorkshire v Lancashire, Headingley, 2nd day

Paul Horton dug in once again for Lancashire as they secured three batting points for the firs time this year © Getty Images

Yorkshire 29 for 0 trail Lancashire 325 (Horton 66, Smith 54, Brooks 5-90, Plunkett 4-74) by 296 runs Lancashire 325 Yorkshire 29/0 (8.1 ov) Yorkshire trail by 296 runs with 10 wickets remaining in the 1st innings Yorkshire RR 3.55 After only 28 overs were possible on Sunday, from which ...

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