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Bicycle celebrates little-known 200th anniversary

1 year, 3 months ago
PARIS: For the next month the eyes of the sporting world will be on the Tour de France, yet few people know what a significant year this is for the bicycle. Much to the chagrin of amateur historian Claude Reynaud, the 200th anniversary…

Dumoulin wins stage, Froome extends lead on subdued day

2 years, 3 months ago
VALLON PONT-D'ARC:┬áChris Froome turned the screw on his Tour de France rivals when he took second place in Friday's windswept individual time trial behind Tom Dumoulin as the race continued under heightened security and in a low-key mood…

Armstrong says he will testify with 100 percent honesty

4 years, 11 months ago
LONDON: Disgraced former Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has said he will testify with "100 percent transparency and honesty" at any independent enquiry into doping in cycling but wants assurances he will be treated fairly. The…