Tour Down Under

  • Zaheer, Umesh calm Indian nerves December 27, 2011

    At the end of the first day in Melbourne, MS Dhoni would have heaved a sigh of relief. Not only did India manage to keep Australia to a score of 277/6 which at one stage was a more threatening 205/3, the man who turned things around Zaheer Khan...
  • Armstrong complete first stage at Tour Down Under January 20, 2009

    Adelaide: Lance Armstrong contended with fierce heat and a strong wind in his first road race in three years on Tuesday, finishing in the back of the pack in the first stage of the Tour Down Under. Temperatures soared to 102 degrees as the field of 33 riders raced through undulating...
  • Armstrong rules out victory in comeback race January 13, 2009

    Sydney: Lance Armstrong has dismissed talk of a fairytale comeback to professional cycling at the Tour Down Under in Australia. The seventime Tour de France winner insisted he had no real hope of winning the weeklong race in South Australia and his only real ambition was to be competitive. "I...