Daniil Medvedev arrives for a meeting with the Russian media at the GUM department store in downtown Moscow on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
The 2020 Tour de France promises to be one for the climbers after organisers revealed a route on Tuesday which includes 29 high altitude ascents and five summit finishes including the individual time trial.
Events include 20 international championships that will bring the world’s top tennis players and the superstars of international cycling, among others, to the city.
Tour de France rookie Marc Hirschi won the longest stage with a bold solo breakaway on a previously unused sharp ascent, signaling a precious talent on Thursday.
Nicknamed “El Pibe de Oro,” meaning "The Golden Boy" for his unique dribbling skills and charismatic personality that helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986.
Raakezz, trained by Nicholas Bachalard, for his main patron Sheikh Ahmed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, leads the strong field of 11, which have been declared for the feature race which carries a prize purse of Dhs100,000.
Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council (DSC), received Bernard Caiazzo, the president of one of France’s oldest clubs AS Saint-Etienne, at the council’s headquarters.