Posts tagged “France”

Thomas Voeckler To Defend Title

Thomas Voeckler the defending champion is hopeful to go out on a high. Reason he carry on to wind down his career of Tour de Yorkshire this weekend. The rider from France will ride his final and 15th Tour de France in July. He has got his defense under way in the first stage of […]

2018 TOUR DE FRANCE TO BEGIN ON PASSAGE DU GOIS

The Tour De France Grand Depart of 2018 is expected to run through two road stages in the Vendée region. While it begins officially at the often submerged Passage du Gois road leading from the island of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île. This will then be closely followed by a 35km team trial on stage 3 around Cholet. This […]

THOMAS VOECKLER ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT PLAN

In recent news, sportsman Thomas Voeckler has expressed his wish to retire in the next season saying that the tour had given him all his desires. The Frenchman has proceeded to setup a date for retirement as he announced that he plans to hang his wheels and stop competing after the upcoming 2017 tour de […]

Bjarne Riis Suspended From Tinkoff-Saxo

Bjarne Riis has been reportedly suspended from Tinkoff-Saxo. The news has been confirmed by Oleg Tinkov, the Russian owner of the team. As per the reports, the Tinkoff officials have notified all staff about Riis ‘suspension from the role of team manager, via email. “Following the speculations and rumours going around regarding Riis’ suspension, Tinkoff […]

Nacer Bouhanni Turns To Boxing After Cycling

Nacer Bouhanni is the sought after pugnacious character. He is so competitive that it has led to his winning of five stages. It is also believed that after his cycling career is over he is going to start off his boxing career. There is still long way to go for him. He plans to quit […]