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11th DEC 2008, PUTRAJAYA: The organizing of Le Tour de  Langkawi 2009 (LTdL 2009) from 9th -15th February next year will be the proof that Malaysia is a country that will always be able to organize an international event regardless the fact that the world is facing the globalization credit crunch.

Le Tour de Langkawi 2009 route

Le Tour de Langkawi 2009 route

Executive Chairman LTdL 2009 who is also the President of  Malaysia National Cycling Federation (MNCF), Abu Samah Abu Wahab, said that the elite 14th edition cycling tour will  start from Putrajaya “ the Malaysian Government
administrative centre “ commence by Malaysia National Cycling Federation (MNCF) once again given the trust by
Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS) to be the organizer of the event. Continue Reading »

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Pictures by John Pierce, PhotoSport International:

Victoriu Pendleton and S Reade wins Team Sprint GOLD for Women.
Victoriu Pendleton and S Reade wins Team Sprint GOLD for Women.

World Sprint Womens full podiums.
World Sprint Womens full podiums.

Rebecca Romero Takes Gold at Womens Pursuit.
Rebecca Romero Takes Gold at Womens Pursuit.

Pictures by John Pierce, PhotoSport International

Shimano Electronic Gear Shifters used in Tour of California 2008 by Wegmann’s Gerolsteiner Shimano Electronic Gear Shifters used in Tour of California 2008 by Wegmann’s Gerolsteiner Shimano Electronic Gear Shifters used in Tour of California 2008 by Wegmann’s Gerolsteiner Continue Reading »

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24 February, 2008 – Emma Rickards (AUS) from Cervélo-Lifeforce Pro Cycling Team took second place in today’s UCI women’s World Cup kick-off in Australia, finishing shortly behind the day winner Katheryn Matthis (USA, Webcor Builders) in a total race time of 3:04:46.

Geelong Women’s Tour

The team Cervélo-Lifeforce dominated the race from the start to the end. Thanks to early attacks from Karin Thürig and Priska Doppmann, a group of 12 racers went away. The High Road team from Ina Teutenberg was in the defensive position and had to react.  With a hard work, they closed the gap but than the racers of the Cervélo-Lifeforce Team launched again, first Priska Doppmann and than the final attack from the 34-year-old Emma Rickards. Continue Reading »

Here are some picture of the previous post on the ladies training camp:

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Fresh from the success of its initial training get together last month, the ladies are on the move again.

The Ladies Cycling Training Camp for ladies cyclists of all abilities and ambitions is taking place on 23/24 February in Blessington, Co Wicklow. It will include coached training spins in small groups, followed by talks on sports psychology and nutrition. Suitable for triathletes, road racers, mountain bikers and touring. Booking deadline is this Friday, 15th February. For updates and full schedule keep checking http://www.womenscycling.ie and http://www.irishcycling.com, call Alex Dobbs 085 7399603 or email addobbs@eircom.net

Thank you on behalf of the Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission, your support is much appreciated,

Alex Dobbs

Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission PRO

085 7399603

Canon, a world-leader in imaging and information technology solutions has confirmed its continued support as the official imaging supplier to the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester 26th to 30th March 2008.

Canon’s regional Business Centre based in the North East is supplying a range of high-end mono and colour printing equipment to the event.  It is imperative to the race that a high level of service and reliability is provided and the company’s on-site technical support guarantee that all race results of the high-speed, high-drama races are captured, distributed and viewed by race organisers and the general public. Continue Reading »

Any Women interested in competing in any cycling discipline – track, mountain bike & road – are invited to partake in testing on Sunday 10th February in the Alsaa Centre in Dublin.

This testing is part of our development programme for women, and will be conducted by Brian Nugent.
Similar testing programmes run by Cycling Ireland have been hugely successful this year, so we encourage everyone to apply.
Applicants are required to notify us by email, including a summary of their cycling performances to date.  The second testing session will be on Sunday 10th February in the Alsaa Centre in Dublin.

About 2 years ago, one of the most shocking news in the world of sports was during the Soccer World Cup 2006 final match between France and Italy. French captain Zidane headbutts Italian defender Materazzi in extra time and eventually France lose 5-3 in the following penalty shootout.

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Highlights by ABC News:

This video has footage from the controversial crash at the end of the race that led to the disqualification of Elia Rigotto after he headbutted Matthew Hayman. It also includes comment from Phil Liggett, overall leader Mark Renshaw, and stage winner Andre Greipel. Continue Reading »