Tour De France Roundup: Race Officials Want To Question Mary Poppins
I can think of no other sport in which a windblown umbrella can cause his much havoc. Well OK, baseball. No, not golf ... I said "sport".
It happened during Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday when a rogue umbrella almost took out the entire peleton. Fortunately the riders were able to avoid it, and the race resumed.
— NBCSN (@NBCSN) July 6, 2017
Little did they know however, that around the next turn this awaited:
Tour de France delayed due to llamas sitting on roads pic.twitter.com/WWYJnPvcSZ
— Panthera ? (@wayofthepanther) March 12, 2017
OK, that was a previous race. But the question remains: who carries a camouflage umbrella, and why?
Peter Sagan Got All Elbowy On Tuesday And Was Disqualified
In case you missed it, Peter Sagan elbowed Mark Cavendish on Tuesday (according to the judges), causing Cavendish to crash and break his arm. As a result Sagan was disqualified and Cavendish was knocked out of the remainder of the race. Here's footage of the foul:
— Olivier DSR (@O2SR) July 4, 2017
No, sorry. Here you go:
— Stefan Sirkiä (@ssirkia) July 4, 2017
Some are saying that Sagan shouldn't have been penalized, and that he was just trying to regain his balance. I may not know cycling, but I know basketball, and that was an intentional elbow, folks.
Peter Sagan was disqualified from the Tour de France after "seriously endangering" fellow cyclist, Mark Cavendish.https://t.co/SwJArxNFip
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 4, 2017
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) July 6, 2017
Crash of the race so far
— Business Insider (@businessinsider) July 3, 2017
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