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Rafael Nadal voted greatest ever Spanish sports personality

Source: Sport Balla | Nov 26 2013, 7:54pm CST | by IANS

Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was named the greatest Spanish sports star in history Tuesday by readers of a Spanish sports daily.
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Death On The Mountain: The Tom Simpson Story

Nov 4 2014 1:22pm CST | Source: Bike Forums

In case you havent seen this 6-part youtube series on the tragic end of Tom Simpson's '67 Tour de France ride, here it is. The footage of classic racing is phenomenal..... The Story of Tom Simps ...
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Which race is the toughest: Tour, Giro or Vuelta?

Nov 3 2014 6:20pm CST | Source: Bike Forums

There is an open poll asking which race is the hardest: Personally, I think that Vuelta and Giro can have toughest itineraries, but the competition during Tour de France is huge, all the top athletes are there, so the rythm is ...
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Indian bowlers in fine form in second practice match
Adelaide, Dec 4 (IANS) Pacer Varun Aaron powered India's bowling charge, picking four wickets here Thursday, to bowl out Cricket Australia XI for 243 runs in Day 1 of their final two-day tour game before the four-Test series against Australia.
Aguero to 'try and convince' Messi to join City
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Manchester City star forward Sergio Aguero has vowed to try and persuade Argentine team-mate Lionel Messi into signing with the English football club.
Harris raring to make a comeback from injury
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris Thursday said he is both physically and mentally fit to make a comeback to the national squad, to play the first Commonwealth Bank Test against India starting Dec 9.

Stellenbosch Cycle Tour training rides. 08/11/2014 & 22/11/2014

Nov 3 2014 6:19am CST | Source: thehubsa

Join us on the Saturdays mentioned above @ 06h00 at Shopping Complex / Filling Station at bottom of Helshoogte for a ride along the race route.   If there is enough riders, different groups of various strenghts can be formed, otherwise the stronger riders can just go ahead on the climbs. Just wait to regroup at the top.   No follow vehicle is currently arranged, so make sure you will be self sufficient as far as drinks, food and spares go.   Single file to be ridden where roads are narr ...
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Arredondo hoping to ride Tour de France in 2015

Nov 1 2014 9:38am CDT | Source: Cyclingnews

Colombian happy with first pro seaso ...
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FSA and Nibali launch limited edition shark components

Oct 30 2014 9:07pm CDT | Source: Cyclingnews

Bars, stems and seatposts with Tour de France colourways and new shark logo ...
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FSA and Nibali launch limited edition shark components

Oct 30 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: BikeRadar

FSA and 2014 Tour de France winner Vincezo Nibali have launched a new range of limited edition road components emblazoned with a brand new shark logo, which FSA says will be Nibali’s hallmark.The logo, referred to as 'The Shark', is described as “a tribal design that includes the name of the triple champion and the colors that represent his greatest victories – red, pink and yellow, for the Vuelta a España, the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de Fr ...
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Phinney continues lengthy recovery from broken leg

Oct 29 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Cyclingnews

American hopeful for Tour de France i ...
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Contador wins Velo d’Or award for best rider

Oct 29 2014 9:57am CDT | Source:

PARIS — Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has capped his tumultuous season by winning the Velo d’Or award as the best rider of 2014. The Tinkoff-Saxo rider succeeded Chris Froome, who won the 2013 Tour de France but crashed out of this year’s race. The 31-year-old Contador, who was also forced out of the Tour this summer with a leg fracture before recovering at the Vuelta last month, added successes at Tirreno-Adriatico ...
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