Spaniard Alberto Contador grabbed the lead in the Criterium du Dauphine on Saturday with a desperate attack on the final climb of stage seven that leaves Britain`s Chris Froome trailing by eight seconds.
Amstel Gold winner Philippe Gilbert brushed off his disappointing 10th placed finish at Fleche Wallonne, insisting he is focused on Sunday`s Liege-Bastogne-Liege.
Hundreds of Sikkim quake survivors are trekking out of their cut-off
villages, crawling sometimes to negotiate dangerous stretches.
Delhi grew hotter on Thursday as the
mercury climbed close to 40 degrees Celsius with Weatherman
predicting dust storms in the city Friday.
Alain Robert began his climb up the 2,717 foot-tall (828 meter) Burj Khalifa.
A week after the devastating cloudburst
in Leh, the body of a jawan has been retrieved from the Turtuk
sector taking the army toll to 10 while 25 other personnel are
A first-of-its-kind robot has been designed that can climb a carpeted, 8-foot wall in just over 15 seconds.
A group of Nepalese leprosy
sufferers is training to climb Mount Everest in an effort to
raise awareness and remove the stigma surrounding the disease,
expedition organisers said on Thursday.
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