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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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Edinburgh lines up Tour of Britain events as it considers new Tour de France bid

Oct 20 2014 8:58am CDT | Source:

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How to Snap a Mid-Ride Selfie

Oct 13 2014 2:31pm CDT | Source: Bicycling Magazine

Uploading ride pics on Instagram and Facebook is a fun way to share your love of cycling. But what to post? Did you discover a rustic bistro with rhubarb pie and bike racks? Share it. Your friend ripping down scenic singletrack? For sure. Snapping a shot of your own mug as you scream down Pike's Peak? Not so fast, Ansel Adams. As we witnessed during this year's Tour de France, our obsession with selfies can put us (and other cyclists) in dang ...
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'Kenyan athletes unfairly targeted for dope tests'
Eldoret (Kenya), Oct 21 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has said his country's track and road athletes are being unfairly targeted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) because of the rapid strides made by his compatriots in the discipline. | by IANS
Pistorius gets 5 years jail for girlfriend's death
Pretoria, Oct 21 (IANS) South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was Tuesday sentenced to five years in jail for culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. | by IANS
Australia aim for top Test spot
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia have a chance to reclaim the top Test team spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings when they take on Pakistan in a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates from Wednesday. | by IANS

The magic of rubber: irreverent, sexy, sporty, revolutionary indispensable

Oct 13 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Sport-The Guardian

Without it, there would be no football, no Jeremy Clarkson, no latex dresses, no Tour de France, no condoms, no space travel. How its discovery changed the world Continue rea ...
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News Shorts: Brailsford targets Tour de France and Paris-Roubaix

Oct 11 2014 1:14pm CDT | Source: Cyclingnews

Lotto and BMC line-ups for Pari-Tours, Larsson to Cult En ...
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Former Tour de France winner Andy Schleck, 29, retires from professional cycling

Oct 9 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: Washington Post Sports

The Trek Factory Racing news conference with star rider Andy Schleck that convened in Luxembourg on Wednesday morning could’ve gone one of two ways: The 29-year-old, whose knee was severely injured in this year’s Tour de France, was either going to announce his triumphant return or his early retirement. With many cycling fan regrets, it was ...
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Is bike touring making me sick?

Oct 7 2014 11:52am CDT | Source: Bike Forums

I have gotten sick immediately after finishing my last three bike tours. Most recently, I got a sore throat the day that I ended a week long, 500 mile tour -- which has now morphed into a cold. Same thing happened on the final day of a week long, 400 mile tour in early summer. Last summer, I developed a case a shingles the day after finishing a week of touring with my brother. It's starting to make me wary of riding tours. Two of these tours included a mix of har ...
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Telegraph Cycling Podcast discuss Dan Martin's Tour of Lombardy victory and the Astana doping scandal

Oct 7 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: Telegraph

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe reflect on Dan Martin's second 'Monument' and look at the controversy surrounding the Astana team of ...
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Giro organisers eye Tour double

Oct 6 2014 12:58pm CDT | Source: BBC Sport

Organisers of the Giro d'Italia say the route for the 2015 race could favour a rare Giro-Tour de France ...
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