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Malaysian cyclist warned over 'Save Gaza' gloves

GLASGOW - A Malaysian cyclist was warned Friday he risked being thrown out of the Commonwealth Games if he repeated wearing gloves bearing the message "Save Gaza". Azizulhasni Awang could have been ejected from the 2014 Glasgow Games after wearing the gloves in competition on Thursday.Instead the ...

TTP faction claims kidnapping Chinese cyclist

PESHAWAR - Taliban gunmen have kidnapped a Chinese tourist in northwest Pakistan, close to the militant-infested tribal areas, an insurgent commander claimed Tuesday. The man is the latest foreigner to be seized by militants in Pakistan. At least five others are known to be currently captive, ...

taliban chinese cyclist kidnap
May 20, 2014, 4:16 pm

Taliban kidnap Chinese cyclist

DERA ISMAIL KHAN- The Pakistani Taliban have kidnapped a Chinese tourist on a cycling tour of the country, police and Taliban sources said today, the latest in a series of abductions aimed at raising money for rival Taliban factions. The man was kidnapped yesterday in Daraban, near the western city ...

attack disputes pak cyclist story spanish
February 04, 2014

Spanish cyclist disputes Pak attack story

MADRID   A Spanish around-the-world cyclist has released a gripping account of the moment he came under attack and was hit by shrapnel while crossingPakistan. Bearded cyclist Javier Colorado deniedPakistan's version that six police guards were killed when militants opened fire on him on ...

Gunmen kill 7 Levies men escorting Spanish cyclist

QUETTA  - Gunmen opened fire on Balochistan Levies personnel escorting a Spanish cyclist in Dringar area of Mastung district Wednesday, killing seven securitymen and wounding the Spaniard and two Levies men. One of the attackers was also killed in the gunbattle sparked by the ambush.The attack ...

cyclist beats land speed record
May 25, 2013

Cyclist beats land speed record

MUNCHHOUSE - GN - By strapping a hydrogen peroxide-powered rocket to his bike, daredevil cyclist Francois Gissy broke a land speed record, reaching a top speed of 163 MPH.Gissy set his mark along a vacant stretch of highway in Munchhouse, France, besting the previous rocket-powered bicycle record ...

pakistani cyclist tour 10 countries
April 10, 2013

Pakistani cyclist to tour 10 countries

PESHAWAR - One Abdullah, resident of Peshawar, on Tuesday announced to leave for a ‘Peace Tour’ of ten countries via bicycle, aims to dispel the negative impression about Pakistan and promote a soften image of the motherland across the world. Addressing a news conference here at press ...

Cyclist carries mini-Olympic torch across six continents

A SOUTH African has cycled around the world carrying a mini-Olympic torch - taking photos of himself in front of famous landmarks.Sean Conway, 31, from North London, spent five gruelling months pedalling his way through 25 countries in six continents, covering 16,000 miles in the process.And ...

Nz Cyclist Pull Commonwealth Games
September 24, 2010, 11:51 am

NZ cyclist to pull out of Commonwealth Games

Cyclist Greg Henderson has become the first New Zealander to pull out of the Commonwealth Games. New Zealand, Scotland and Canada have delayed their teams' arrivals in India due to the poor condition of the athletes' accommodation, concerns about infrastructure and security, and an outbreak of ...

Lightning kills cyclist in Ferozewala

FEROZEWALA - Lightning hit three cyclists in City area of Gharibabad killing one of them and injuring two others on Wednesday. As per details, three labourers Jahangir, Razzak and Shahbaz on bicycles were returning home after work in a factory. When they reached near Gharibabad locality, lightning ...

Argentinean cyclist impressed with Pakistan hospitality

LAHORE - An Argentinean cyclist Pablo Garcia is traveling around the globe with a mission to not only see cultures of the world but also bring it at peace. Though he alone cant bring the warring world at peace but by paddling around the globe he feels he carries a token message of peace ...

Cyclist track added to traffic lanes

LAHORE - What is the salient feature of the newly-constructed Walton Road that has distinguished it from all other City roads? - It is 3-meter separate tracks for cyclists, a positive step that may usher new trend in roads construction. Walton Road has recently been completed from Ferozpur Road to ...

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