After public gatherings were banned until mid-July in the latest extension of the French cornavirus lockdown, there is no chance that the event which was scheduled to start on June 27 can go ahead. File /Agence France-Presse
The Tour de France is not only a French monument, but also the economic heartbeat of professional cycling itself and analysts fear heavy consequences if the coronavirus crisis forces its cancellation.
Reigning Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar won season-opening UAE Tour as Australian Caleb Ewan claimed Saturday’s seventh stage sprinting honours in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
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.
Cycling enthusiasts from around UAE and the globe, missing the outdoors due to the precautionary closure of public space, will be able to get their competitive kicks next week from the safety of their homes by taking part in Dubai Sports Council’s Virtual Tour Challenge.
Tamim Iqbal opted out of next month's 50-over World Cup after a dispute with a member of the Bangladesh Cricket Board, the opening batsman said on Wednesday while describing the situation as "a dirty game.”
Excited crowds, held back by officers, cheered and shouted the team captain's name Babar Azam, as the Pakistanis arrived at the airport in the southern city of Hyderabad for the ODI World Cup, which opens on Oct.5.
Glenn Maxwell returned career-best figures of 4-40 to end Australia's five-match losing streak with a consolation 66-run win over India in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) on Wednesday night.