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Catch her if you can as cyclist Nur Aisyah rides to her second gold

NUR AISYAH MOHAMAD ZUBAIR has issued a challenge to other cyclists in the Malaysia Games (Sukma).

Unbeatable: Terengganu cyclist Nur Aisyah Mohamad Zubir (centre) celebrating after winning the girls’ 80km individual road race yesterday. Nur Azrenna Ahmad Jumry (left) of Sarawak won the silver and Sharifah Nur Ilyana Syed Zulkifli won the bronze. — Bernama

Italian Bussi breaks women's hour record in Mexico

(Reuters) - Italian rider Vittoria Bussi has broken the women's UCI hour record, surpassing the mark set by American Evelyn Stevens.

Wallays sprints to stage win as Vuelta battle remains on knife edge

LLEIDA, Spain (Reuters) - The battle for the Vuelta a Espana remained wide open with two decisive stages remaining after leader Simon Yates and closest challenger Alejandro Valverde crossed the finish line together on Thursday's 18th stage, won by Belgian Jelle Wallays.

Saari can thank his lucky stars for gold-medal feat

CYCLIST Mohamad Saari Amri Abdul Rasim can consider himself very lucky to win the boys’ 160km individual road race.

Valverde trims Yates' lead as battle for Vuelta heats up

(Reuters) - Simon Yates' slender lead in the Vuelta a Espana was cut from 33 to 25 seconds after the Briton lost ground to Spaniard Alejandro Valverde in Wednesday's mountain stage, which was won by Canadian rider Michael Woods.

Nur Aisyah aims to be Sukma top athlete with seven gold medals

NUR AISYAH Mohamad Zubair wants to leave a legacy in the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Perak as the best ever cyclist in the girls’ category.

Record world champion Vogel ready for new life after crash

BERLIN (Reuters) - World and Olympic champion Kristina Vogel, who was paralysed following a training crash in June, said on Wednesday she was ready to tackle her new life but has had no contact with the Dutch rider involved in the collision.

Yates tightens grip on Vuelta lead after time trial

TORRELAVEGA, Spain (Reuters) - Briton Simon Yates edged closer towards winning the Vuelta a Espana on Tuesday, increasing his tight lead over Alejandro Valverde to 33 seconds after stage 16 following a 32km time trial from Santillana del Mar to Torrelavega.

Atherton adds another rainbow jersey to the birdcage

LONDON (Reuters) - Rachel Atherton once had "a bit of a dream" of taking up track cycling but, with five mountain bike downhill world championship golds and six World Cup titles won, she would do nothing different now.

Yates stays strong to increase Vuelta lead

LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain (Reuters) - Leader Simon Yates stayed in charge of the Vuelta a Espana after finishing third on Sunday's 15th stage, which was won by Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, with the Briton slightly increasing his gap at the top of the general classification.