By ANDY MIAH
Elite sports events are still largely closed to the world – but July 2020 has still been an unprecedented month for the global sporting calendar thanks to the world’s first Virtual Tour de France, which – despite the name – was based nowhere in particular, as riders took part from their homes in all parts of the world. Continue reading
Egan Bernal is the toast of his country after becoming the first man from a Latin American nation to win the Tour de France, and his team boss Dave Brailsford of the British Ineos monopoly is promoting that the young cyclist’s success could start something big in Colombia.
The 22-year-old ensured that victory would be his by riding stronger than his closest rivals on the Alpine stages, before safely negotiating the 21st stage into Paris on Sunday July 28 and finishing more than a minute ahead of team-mate Geraint Thomas.
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Peter Sagan on the 16th stage Nimes| Dion Kerckhoffs/CV/BettiniPhoto©2019
“I don’t know why we pay them when they don’t protect us” says green jersey
Stage 16 of the Tour de France was raced in searing heat in the southern city of Nimes, and Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) called for action from the CPA (Cyclistes Professionnels Associé), the riders’ association, with the European heatwave set to continue this week. Continue reading
Here’s the Tour de France route 2016, which runs from Saturday July 2 to Sunday July 24
The peloton of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France will set off on July 2 in the Manche Department.