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Ecuador's Carapaz conquers Giro d'Itala

Ecuador's Carapaz conquers Giro d'Itala

Richard Carapaz became the pride of Ecuador on Sunday after becoming the country's first cyclist to win the Giro d'Italia, in a journey that has taken him from riding a bicycle without tyres ...

Thomas hailed as 'Perfect Poster boy' after Tour de France win

Thomas hailed as 'Perfect Poster boy' after Tour de France win

Geraint Thomas was labelled the ‘Perfect Poster Boy’ on Monday after the British Team Sky rider deposed teammate and four-time champion Chris Froome to win the Tour de France.

Britain's Thomas wins Tour de France, Kristoff takes final stage

Britain's Thomas wins Tour de France, Kristoff takes final stage

Britain's Geraint Thomas cruised down the Champs-Elysees as Tour de France champion on Sunday in a final stage won by Norway's Alexander Kristoff.

Lutsenko wins Oman Tour, Kristoff claims final stage

Lutsenko wins Oman Tour, Kristoff claims final stage

Kazakh Alexey Lutsenko clinched overall victory at the Tour of Oman as Norwegian Alexander Kristoff won Sunday's sixth and final stage.

Ashghal staff take to new cycling tracks on roads

Ashghal staff take to new cycling tracks on roads

Ashghal also conducted some events in co-operation with the United Development Company (UDC) at The Pearl Qatar’s Qanat Quartier.

Thousand-plus riders from 57 countries - ‘festival of cycling’ a huge draw

Thousand-plus riders from 57 countries - ‘festival of cycling’ a huge draw

More than 1,000 cycling enthusiasts from 57 countries, including senior Qatari officials, VIPs and diplomats, took part in the ‘Ride of Champions 2017’ at Qatar Foundation’s Education City on Friday.

Outdoor sports gear in high demand as weather improves

Outdoor sports gear in high demand as weather improves

Customers are asking for fishing rods and other accessories, says an employee of a leading sports chain.

Pantani not murdered, Italian supreme court rules

Pantani not murdered, Italian supreme court rules

Italy's supreme court has ruled definitively that former cycling star Marco Pantani was not murdered, Italian media reported Thursday.

Losail Circuit opens doors to cyclists, runners, walkers

Losail Circuit opens doors to cyclists, runners, walkers

The Losail International Circuit has opened its doors to cyclists, runners, and walkers, who want to practice or train inside the facility until June this year free of charge, it is learnt.

Tour of Qatar cycling race called off

Tour of Qatar cycling race called off

The 2017 Tour of Qatar was on Wednesday called off due to lack of a sponsor, cycling's ruling body announced.

UCI World Championship raises profile of cycling

UCI World Championship raises profile of cycling

The recently-concluded UCI Road World Championships Doha 2016 has raised the profile of cycling in the country, Qatar Chain Reaction (QCR) patron Farhan al-Sayed has said.

Armstrong completes hat-trick of time-trial golds

Armstrong completes hat-trick of time-trial golds

Veteran American Kristin Armstrong completed a remarkable Olympic cycling hat-trick of gold medals by winning the women's 29.7km time-trial in Rio on Wednesday.