Cycling

Cycling

Rakibul finishes Powerman Duathlon on a high

Rakibul Islam of Bangladesh finished the World Triathlon Powerman Duathlon World Championship on a high in Switzerland yesterday.

Visa, sponsor issues put champion cyclist's World Duathlon dream in danger

In the last 6-7 years, Rakibul Islam (30) played a key role in popularising cycling as a sport among the younger generation of Bangladesh. But the national gold medal winning cyclist’s is now going through uncertain times regarding his participation in the Duathlon Championship-2023 in Switzerland) due to sponsorship and visa complications.

Vingegaard wins second successive Tour de France

Jonas Vingegaard won his second successive Tour de France on Sunday after Jordi Meeus claimed the final stage honours on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

Cavendish - the 'Manx Missile' who sprinted his way to cycling's peak

By the time he retires Mark Cavendish may have secured for himself the greatest number of stage wins in the Tour de France -- he is joint record holder on 34 with the sport's all-time great Eddy Merckx.

Cat shooting cyclist dropped by team

Former world under-19 champion Antonio Tiberi said in February he was trying out an air rifle when he shot dead a cat belonging to former head of state in San Marino, Federico Pedini Amati.

Selfie attempt proves fatal for national medalist cyclist

Mashrafe Hossain Maruf, the sixth semester student of Dinajpur Polytechnique Institute, had won two silver medals and a bronze medal representing Rangpur Division.

Three Ironmen of Bangladesh take assured strides

The Daily Star (DS): You have produced the most promising results by any Bangladeshi in Ironman competitions so far and you have been doing this for years now. What’s next?

Three talking points from the Tour de France

While the epic 21-day battle for the 2022 Tour de France title was eventually won by Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard, the buzz around the race has raised several topics.

Cyclist gets 6-year ban for cheating

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has banned Belgian rider Femke van den Driessche for six years for using a

Tour de France 2015: Greipel sprints to third stage win

Andre Greipel sprint to his third stage win of this year's Tour de France in Valence as Britain's Chris Froome comfortably kept his overall lead.

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