Well, this is an advance

The 2011 Tour de France, which flirted with madness last week, lost the plot altogether yesterday when an official French television car smashed into Sky’s Juan Antonio Flecha just as he and Johnny Hoogerland launched an attack off the front of a five-man break 35km from the finish.

Talking about the Tour de France and not mentioning drugs* is a step forward, isn\’t it?

 

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3 thoughts on “Well, this is an advance”

  1. Tour doctors have suggested that cyclists should take more hugs.

    “A hug will bring a smile to anyone’s face. Hugs will release Endorphins and serotonin into the blood stream which cause pleasure and negate pain and sadness, lowers blood pressure, decrease the chances of getting heart problems, helps fight excess weight and prolongs life. Hugs will also release Oxytocin, which stimulates and sharpens the senses and increases the functionality of your body.”

  2. The sport has simply got better at organising its drugs scandals. Rather than revealing the latest catalogue of alleged dopers the day before the Tour starts, they have delayed the CAS decision into Contador’s adverse blood finding until after the Tour. Smart cookies.

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