Cycling: Jakobsen 'very grateful' to be alive after horror crash

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen admitted on Tuesday (Aug 18) he was “very grateful” to be alive after his dreadful accident on the Tour of Poland earlier this month. The 23-year-old Deceuninck-Quick Step rider was making his first public comment on the horrifying opening stage crash on Aug 5 which left him fighting […]

Cycling: Rescheduled Tour de France to start August 29

PARIS (AFP) – The Tour de France will be raced from August 29 to September 20, organisers announced on Wednesday (April 15), postponing cycling’s flagship event originally slated to start on June 27 due to the coronavirus lockdown. The new dates follow French President Emmanuel Macron’s extension of a ban on large public gatherings until […]