Other Sports

  • 23 July 2014

    The podium hopes of the Frenchman Romain Bardet and the American Tejay van Garderen suffered a major blow yesterday when they conceded considerable ground in the 16th stage after which Michael Rogers was left celebrating the first Tour stage win  of his career.

  • 22 July 2014

    Sport Wales is weighing up a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games and plans to use Glasgow as a key reference point.

  • 22 July 2014

    AN exhausted son weeps as he is embraced by his mother and father, a Tag Heuer watch is exchanged in a hotel lobby in a token of a friendship that had overcome rivalry, a cyclist's legs blur, his body shivers in exhaustion as he attempts to ride from shame to redemption, a contender is placed at the mercy of fate and peers through dust-rimmed eyes to see a thumbs down.

  • 22 July 2014

    ON the first rest day of the Tour, Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford wondered why Vincenzo Nibali was being let off the hook over cycling's doping problem after last year's champion, Chris Froome, was grilled incessantly.