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Caffeine Studies Point to Benefits in Longevity and Safety

March 26, 2013
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Caffeine Studies Point to Benefits in Longevity and Safety

Two articles in today’s news talk about the benefits of caffeine in promoting long life, and in ensuring road safety. The first study documents how the people from Ikaria, an island in Greece, have unusually long life expectancies, and researchers think the cause may be the boiled coffee they drink. The islanders also eat...
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Ferrari and Cadel Evans Linked

October 22, 2012
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Ferrari and Cadel Evans Linked

Cadel Evans, 2011 Tour de France winner is alleged to have consulted Dr. Michele Ferrari, the now tainted doctor in the doping allegation scandals rocking the world cycling scene. The consultation is alleged to have taken place in 2000, and no discussion was entered about utilizing banned substances, according to the Aussie rider. The...
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Lance Armstrong Second in Panama Half Ironman

February 15, 2012
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Lance Armstrong who has recently taken up racing in Ironman triathlons finished his first race in second position. The former professional bike racer’s strong finish in his first half Ironman comes only a few days after he was cleared in a U.S. investigation into possible doping by him and his previous U.S. Postal teammates....
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Australian Wins Tour at Grenoble Time Trial: Martin wins Stage

July 24, 2011
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Australian Wins Tour at Grenoble Time Trial: Martin wins Stage

July 24, 2011, Paris, France Australian Cadel Evans accomplished the unexpected yesterday when he overcame the odds and won the Tour de France. In the final stage before Paris, Evans made up the deficit he had with Andy Schleck, and passed it mightily by besting his time in the time trial in Grenoble. He...
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Australian Cyclist Killed While Training in Italy

July 7, 2011
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Australian Cyclist Killed While Training in Italy

Carly Hibberd was involved in a fatal crash while training in Italy yesterday. The 26-year-old from Sherwood in Queensland was on a training ride north of Milan on Wednesday morning Italian time when she was struck by a car. Emergency services flew to the scene by helicopter but were unable to save her and...
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HTC Team Rider Swart Killed

January 19, 2011
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HTC Team Rider Swart Killed

Carla Swart, a member of the HTC-Highroads women’s cycling team was killed while training in South Africa this morning. The cause of death was being hit by a truck. Among Swart’s high-profile team members on the men’s team is Mark Cavendish, a master sprinter who won six stages at the 2009 Tour de France. Swart was...
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In the News

Cookson Still Endorsing Cycling Move to Winter Olympics

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In the News — April 9, 2014 UCI cycling  head Brian Cookson has reiterated his desire to discuss the re-allocation of select Summer Olympic...
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