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Tsunami survivor Deborah Herold has not met her parents for four years, to focus on Olympic qualification

Tsunami survivor Deborah Herold has not met her parents for four years, to focus on Olympic qualification

She survived the tsunami by remaining atop a tree for five days eating leaves and tea bark before rejoining her parents who got separated with her initially by the huge waves of water.

Feb 05, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Scientists say melting of Greenland glaciers worse than thought

Scientists say melting of Greenland glaciers worse than thought

The findings showed “the glaciers in Greenland are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought.

Apr 25, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Pakistan not to take part in Track Asia Cup cycling

Pakistan will not take part in the second edition of Track Asia Cup cycling event to be held here from November 18 to 20 due to internal issues of that country's governing body of the sport, Indian officials said today.

Nov 16, 2015, 19:15 PM IST
UCI approves reforms for men's professional cycling, incuding World Tour schedule

UCI approves reforms for men's professional cycling, incuding World Tour schedule

The International Cycling Union (UCI) approved a series of sweeping reforms for men`s road cycling, including an overhaul of the World Tour schedule, the sport`s governing body said on Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 06:38 AM IST
Shamed Vincenzo​ Nibali defends Vuelta tow actions

Shamed Vincenzo​ Nibali defends Vuelta tow actions

Three-time Grand Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali has apologised after he was disqualified from Spain`s Vuelta for being towed by his team car during Sunday`s second stage.

Aug 24, 2015, 15:06 PM IST
Tour of Spain organisers act over dangerous first stage

Tour of Spain organisers act over dangerous first stage

Tour of Spain organisers announced Friday that Saturday`s first stage will not count towards the overall standings after criticism that the team time trial circuit was too dangerous.

Aug 21, 2015, 18:36 PM IST
Athletics should invest more in anti-doping, says Chris Froome

Athletics should invest more in anti-doping, says Chris Froome

Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome on Thursday said athletics should follow in the footsteps of cycling and invest a lot more money in anti-doping measures.

Aug 13, 2015, 20:51 PM IST
Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

Disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong will be back on the Tour de France roads for a controversial charity ride Thursday, his first appearance since being stripped of his seven titles.

Jul 15, 2015, 17:20 PM IST
Italian Luca Paolini fails dope test on Tour de France

Italian Luca Paolini fails dope test on Tour de France

Italian Luca Paolini has been provisionally suspended after the Katusha rider failed a dope test for cocaine on the Tour de France, his team and the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Friday.

Jul 11, 2015, 09:45 AM IST
No motorhomes for riders? We''ll use them for staff, say Sky

No motorhomes for riders? We''ll use them for staff, say Sky

Motorhomes may be banned for riders on the Tour de France as the International Cycling Union (UCI) looks to preserve the fairness between the teams, Team Sky have the intention on taking them to the race for their staff.

Jun 29, 2015, 16:30 PM IST
Lance Armstrong still plans to ride part of Tour de France route: Report

Lance Armstrong still plans to ride part of Tour de France route: Report

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is still planning to court controversy by riding part of the Tour de France route next month for charity, according to a BBC report.

Jun 27, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
Bradley Wiggins demolishes UCI hour record

Bradley Wiggins demolishes UCI hour record

Britain`s Bradley Wiggins smashed the UCI (International Cycling Union) hour record at the Lee Valley VeloPark in London on Sunday.

Jun 08, 2015, 00:31 AM IST
Richie Porte sleeps on wheels to improve Giro d'Italia chances

Richie Porte sleeps on wheels to improve Giro d'Italia chances

 Team Sky`s obsession with finding the most marginal of gains was evident when manager Dave Brailsford confirmed that leader Richie Porte was sleeping in a motorhome rather than at hotels during the Giro d`Italia.

May 11, 2015, 16:33 PM IST
Cycling: UCI satisfied with Astana`s doping reforms

Cycling: UCI satisfied with Astana`s doping reforms

 Cycling`s world body the UCI says Astana, who last month were allowed to retain their WorldTour licence despite a series of doping shocks, have agreed to "undergo a fundamental reform in order to prevent the risks of doping".

May 06, 2015, 10:00 AM IST
Astana retained licence because of recent clean slate: Commission

Astana retained licence because of recent clean slate: Commission

Astana, the team of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali, retained their World Tour licence because they stayed clear of doping scandals this season, the International Cycling Union`s (UCI) independent licence commission said.

May 06, 2015, 03:06 AM IST
Astana keep top cycling licence despite doping shocks

Astana keep top cycling licence despite doping shocks

Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali is free to defend his title in July after his Astana team was allowed to keep its racing licence despite a series of doping shocks, the UCI governing body announced on Thursday.

Apr 24, 2015, 00:57 AM IST
Lance Armstrong risks angry Tour welcome: Cycling chief

Lance Armstrong risks angry Tour welcome: Cycling chief

 Disgraced champion Lance Armstrong will be risking an angry reception if he carries out his own Tour de France charity ride this year, the head of cycling`s governing body has warned.

Apr 22, 2015, 14:13 PM IST
UCI chief blasts Lance Armstrong's 'charity' Tour return

UCI chief blasts Lance Armstrong's 'charity' Tour return

Lance Armstrong`s plan to ride this year`s Tour de France route for charity has been branded "disrespectful" by the head of cycling`s governing body Brian Cookson.

Mar 17, 2015, 20:00 PM IST
Tour de France boss calls on other sports to order independent reports

Tour de France boss calls on other sports to order independent reports

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme on Sunday urged other international federations to investigate their sport after the UCI published an independent report into cycling`s ugly past last week.

Mar 15, 2015, 23:45 PM IST
UCI announce further anti-doping measures

UCI announce further anti-doping measures

World cycling`s governing body, the UCI, on Friday announced a number of measures to reinforce its anti-doping drive.

Mar 13, 2015, 22:59 PM IST