Reims: Julian Alaphilippe produced a magnificent show of power during in stage three to give France its first win and take the overall lead in the 2019 Tour de France on Monday. The Deceuninck-Quick Step rider gambled and attacked on the penultimate climb of the day, 15km from the finish in Epernay.
It is too soon to decide whether the Tour de France can go ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic, a French Sports Ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday.
The infrastructure and municipality assets sector in the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City is implementing a project to equip and rehabilitate pedestrian walkways in 28 locations on Abu Dhabi Island and the mainland, at a cost of Dhs99,750,135.
Following the stupendous success of the Marathon at Home, Dubai Sports Council have announced the launch of another new initiative for the community – a virtual Cycling Challenge – through their Dubai Cycling app as part of their ‘Be Fit, Be Safe’ campaign.
The UAE Team Emirates’ fastman Fernando Gaviria has thanked the UAE health authorities after receiving the ‘best care and attention in the world’ on his road to recovery after being diagnosed with Corona virus last month.
Sajin Gangadharan has bagged the overall honours in Dubai Sports Council’s Virtual Tour Challenge, finishing ahead of Chris D’Amelio and Babu PD in the five-stage cycling event which saw around 500 participants in action across five days.
UAE Team Emirates will continue their commitment to developing young talent by signing 17-year old Spanish rider Juan Ayuso on a five-year deal with the team.
Australia’s Caleb Ewan won the third Tour de France Shanghai Criterium on Saturday in a sprint to the line with Italy’s Matteo Trentin.
Fifteen guides of the Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG), aged 12 to 18 years, successfully participated in the 30-km, recently in Dubai Prime Medical Junior Race 2019.
The world´s most dangerous road spirals skyward nearly 11,000 feet, from the country´s lowland jungles to the snow-capped peaks of the Andes. Fog, rain, rockslides and sheer cliffs are main attractions. The road has likely claimed thousands of lives.