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Skirt-clad Romanian women promote 'stylish' cycling
Skirt-clad Romanian women promote 'stylish' cycling

More than 1,500 Romanian women in colourful skirts and high heels cycled through the country's main cities to promote urban biking as a "stylish and fun" way of transport.

Skirt-clad Romanian women promote 'stylish' cycling
Cycling: Astana captain wins Giro d'Italia race
Cycling: Astana captain wins Giro d'Italia race

Captain of Kazakhstan's Astana team Italian Vincenzo Nibali won the Giro d’Italia cycling race.

Cycling: Astana captain wins Giro d'Italia race
Photo courtesy of Almaty city press-service
International Olympic Day marked by cycling marathon in Almaty

A cycling marathon, dedicated to the International Olympic Day, was held in Almaty.

International Olympic Day marked by cycling marathon in Almaty
Photo from Astana Pro Team / Twitter
Cycling: Astana capitan retains leadership at Giro d’Italia before rest day

Astana's Italian Vincenzo Nibali came second at the 14th stage and seventh at the 15th stage of Giro d’Italia super marathon cycling race.

Cycling: Astana capitan retains leadership at Giro d’Italia before rest day
Photo courtesy of velo-home.ru
Cycling: Kazakhstan cycliests bring two medals from Asian Mountain Bike Championship

Kazakhstan cyclist Galym Akhmetov became the Asian Champion in men's junior cross country biking.

Cycling: Kazakhstan cycliests bring two medals from Asian Mountain Bike Championship
Cycling: Astana cyclist retains pink jersey of Giro d’Italia
Cycling: Astana cyclist retains pink jersey of Giro d’Italia

Italian Vincenzo Nibali of the Astana team still keeps the pink jersey of Giro d’Italia super marathon cycling race after the 11th stage.

Cycling: Astana cyclist retains pink jersey of Giro d’Italia
Cycling: Astana cyclist retains pink jersey at Giro d’Italia
Cycling: Astana cyclist retains pink jersey at Giro d’Italia

Kazakhstan's Astana team’s cyclist, Italian Vincenzo Nibali kept the pink jersey of Giro d’Italia super marathon cycling race after the ninth stage.

Cycling: Astana cyclist retains pink jersey at Giro d’Italia
Photo courtesy of Astana cycling team website
Cycling: Astana cyclist leads Giro d’Italia young rider classification

Italian cyclist Luca Paolini from Russia’s Katyusha became the winner of the third stage of Giro d’Italia race.

Cycling: Astana cyclist leads Giro d’Italia young rider classification
Astana's cyclist Enrico Gasparotto. Photo courtesy of theaustralian.com.au
Cycling: Gasparotto from Astana hit by truck during training in Italy

The accident put Gasparotto’s participation in Amstel Gold Race at risk.

Cycling: Gasparotto from Astana hit by truck during training in Italy
Florian Bailly in Kazakhstan. ©Florian Bailly
Three green cycling tours to promote EXPO-2017

Three biking tours will take place in Kazakhstan to support EXPO-2017: Savoy-Astana in 2013, Astana-Shanghai in 2015, EXPO to EXPO in 2017.

Three green cycling tours to promote EXPO-2017
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Cycling Federation's press-service
Cycling: Astana to host 2014 Asian Cycling Championship

At present Kazakhstan cyclists take part in 2013 Asian Cycling Championship that is being held in India, New Delhi.

Cycling: Astana to host 2014 Asian Cycling Championship
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Cycling: Astana wins its first marathon race in season

Nibali came 12th in the last stage of the seven-day race but kept his first line in the Tirreno-Adriatico overall ranking.

Cycling: Astana wins its first marathon race in season
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Cycling: Astana ranked fifth in UCI thanks to Nibali

The Kazakhstan team scored 113 points and moved 11 lines up owing to Nibali's victory in Tirreno-Adriatico race.

Cycling: Astana ranked fifth in UCI thanks to Nibali
Photo courtesy of sovsport.ru
Cycling: Vincenzo Nibali of Kazahstan team caught speeding

The police in Rome pulled Vincenzo Nibali (Kazakhstan's team Astana) over for speeding ... on his Specialized S-Works Tamac SL4 bicycle.

Cycling: Vincenzo Nibali of Kazahstan team caught speeding
Vincenzo Nibali. Photo courtesy of Vesti.kz
Cycling: Astana cyclist leads Tirreno-Adriatico overall ranking

Nibali from Kazakhstan's Astana is 34 seconds ahead of Chris Froome, 37 seconds ahead of Joaquim Rodriguez and 48 seconds ahead of Alberto Contador in the overall ranking.

Cycling: Astana cyclist leads Tirreno-Adriatico overall ranking
Photo courtesy of the official website of Astana cycling team
Cycling: Astana team moves down to 16th line in UCI ranking

Maksim Iglinskiy is still the best cyclist of Astana team of Kazakhstan. He is ranked 31st in individual UCI ranking.

Cycling: Astana team moves down to 16th line in UCI ranking
Guiseppe Martinelli. Vesti.kz©
Cycling: Astana Manager comments new Tour de France route

It is expected that the 100th Tour de France race will be more difficult, than the 2012 Tour de France race.

Cycling: Astana Manager comments new Tour de France route
Kazakhstan cyclist Alexandre Vinokourov. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Cycling: Alexandre Vinokourov had surgery in Paris

Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinokourov was operated to remove a metal frame from his hip.

Cycling: Alexandre Vinokourov had surgery in Paris
Valentin Iglinsky. Photo courtesy of astanafans.com
Cycling: Iglinsky tried on new team’s uniform

Former Astana cyclist Valentin Iglinsky of Kazakhstan signed a one-year contract with French AG2R in the end of 2012.

Cycling: Iglinsky tried on new team’s uniform
Photo courtesy of skysports.com
Tour de France champ Wiggins knighted in New Year honours

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins led a parade of Olympic champions whose achievements in a remarkable summer of sport in Britain were recognised in the New Year Honours list on Saturday.

Tour de France champ Wiggins knighted in New Year honours