Canadian biker enthralled to take part in mountain biking race in Shimla

Shimla, Oct 04 (ANI): Canadian biker, Cory Wallace, said on Friday that participating in a biking race in Himachal Pradesh for the first time was a great experience. Wallace clinched the men's title in the 10th edition of six-day Mountain Biking (MTB) Himalayas 2014. A total of 67 cycling riders from 14 different countries, including India, participated in this annual event of cycling. One of the female participants from India, Aparna, said in order to make mountain biking more popular, they will have to work hard for the next few years until this sport gets global recognition. Oct 4, 2014

Indian women kabaddi team grabs gold bringing nation at 7th position in Asian Games

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): India moved to seventh position in 17th Asian Games after the nation bagged gold in women's kabaddi match on Day 14. Women's kabaddi team bagged gold on Friday after twin gold on super Thursday. Indian women's kabaddi team beat Iran in the final to clinch the gold medal. India beat Iran 31-21 to continue their dominance in the discipline at the Asiad. Before this, India had won the gold in Guangzhou, four years ago - the first time women's kabaddi was introduced in the Asian Games. Earlier on Thursday, the Indian men's hockey team and women's 4x400m relay team bagged the yellow medal making the nation proud. Oct 3, 2014