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Odisha Girl With An Enviable Trophy Cabinet Is Hungry For Olympic Berth

This is Swasti Singh from Rourkela. Swasti is just 20 years old. But her success will definitely take you by surprise. At this young age, Swasti has already won at least 18 medals in various national and international-cycling tournaments. Swasti bagged the gold medal at the 25th Senior Junior Road cycling championship that was held in March this year.

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Odisha Boasts Of Cycling Stars, But Lacks Velodrome

Minati Mohapatra became the first sportsperson from Odisha and the first woman cyclist of the country to bag Arjuna Award in 1980. An eight-time National champion, she had won five gold medals at the 1979 Indo-Sri Lanka Cycling Series in Colombo and a bronze at the 1970 National Games in Cuttack. It’s heartening to write […]

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Avoid Rash Driving, Use Cycles: Police Commissioner Appeals Youths On Road Safety Month

Bhubaneswar: Marking the beginning of Road Safety Month that kick started in Odisha on Monday, Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi today appealed youths to shun vehicles and use cycles. Sarangi made the statement while appearing for a special programme on Road Safety aired on OTV on Monday and said, “The advent of technology is […]

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The 86-Year-Old Ex Odisha MLA Who Has Cycled His Way Through Life

Bhadrak: While many a times, the actions of politicians give an impression to the general public that it’s more about pomp and show than public service; the story of an octogenarian Gangadhar Das, a former Odisha MLA, comes as a pleasant surprise for all. Staying in a small cottage in Kanpada village under Tihidi block […]

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Jogging Or Cycling With A Mask? Here Are Important Things To Know

Face masks are now compulsory if you want to step out of the house. Irrespective of whether you are out for walking or buying groceries, you simply cannot afford to move around without a mask covering your mouth and nose appropriately. It is a measure of utmost importance to stop the spread of COVID-19. But […]

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Moderate Intensity Exercise Can Boost Memory Performance

Researchers have found that moderate intensity exercise such as brisk walking, water aerobics or cycling can have the most beneficial effect on memory performance. These findings, published in the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, suggest that it is not necessary for people to carry out highly strenuous exercise to achieve observable improvements in long-term […]

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Walking, Cycling To Work May Be Good For Your Heart

London: (IANS) Walking and cycling to work is associated with fewer heart attacks in adults, say, researchers, adding that could provide important health benefits. According to the study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, in areas where walking or cycling to work were more common in 2011, the incidence of heart attacks in […]

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Walking, cycling reduce obesity risk in kids: Study

London: Do your children go to school walking or riding a bicycle? If your answer is in affirmative, then they are less likely to be obese than those who use car or public transport, suggests a new study. The study’s findings suggested children who actively commuted to school had lower body fat and were less […]

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Exercise, healthy diet may improve cognitive skills in elders

New York: Just 35 minutes of walking or cycling three times a week along with a healthy diet may improve cognitive skills in older adults, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Neurology, examined the effects of both exercise and diet on cognitive skills. For the study, the team involved 160 persons […]

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Evening walk may not cause sleep issues as previously thought, says study

London: Engaging in moderate physical activity including walking, cycling or jogging in the evening does not cause sleep problems, suggest researchers. The research challenges previous studies that suggested that sleep quality can be improved by avoiding exercise in the evening. The findings showed that doing exercise for four hours before going to bed does not […]

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Benefits of cycling, walking in nature

London: People who commute — walking or cycling — through natural environments are more likely to develop better mental health than those who commute less, according to a new study. Natural environments included all public and private outdoor spaces that contain ‘green’ and/or ‘blue’ natural elements such as street trees, forests, city parks and natural […]

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Cycling can reduce your loneliness, boost mental health

London: Feeling lonely? Riding your bicycles may not only improve your general and mental health, but also increase social interaction, says a study. The study showed that cycling is the healthiest mode of transport and is associated with better self-perceived general health, better mental health, greater vitality, lower self-perceived stress and fewer feelings of loneliness. […]

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World Bicycle Day: Twin City cyclists pedal to promote awareness

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: In a bid to create awareness on environment protection and healthy life, cyclists in twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack organised bicycle rallies on occasion of the first official ‘World Bicycle Day’ on Sunday. Cutting across age groups, people from different quarters participated in bicycle rallies that were organised by various groups. The sole […]

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CWG 2018 : Indian cyclists disappoint on 2nd day

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian cyclists disappointed on the second day of the 21st Commonwealth Games as all of them failed to advance to the medal rounds in the prestigious meet here on Friday. Sahil Kumar, Ranjit Singh and Sanuraj Sanandaraj failed to qualify for the next round in the men’s cycling keirin first round heats. […]

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2nd Puri Beach Carnival to kick off tomorrow

Puri/Bhubaneswar: Puri Beach Carnival, the second largest event of its kind after the Goa Carnival, will begin from tomorrow at the most famous tourist destination of Odisha. A variety of activities starting from Beach Yoga, Aerobics, Beach Sports, Cycling and Boat Race will be the major attractions of the five-day-long carnival. Besides, the evenings at […]

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