Category Archives: Tour de France

No fairytale finish for Mark Cavendish

I’ve been lucky enough to witness Cavendish – the greatest male sprinter of all time – win the greatest sprint finish – Stage 21, Champs Elysees – on three occasions. That includes the spine-tingling 2012 win as World Champion – … Continue reading

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Some of the things Sir Bradley Wiggins might say to Andrew Marr about Grand Tour TUEs

Coming this weekend exclusively on #marr – @OfficialWIGGINS tells @AndrewMarr9 why he took triamcinolone. BBC1 9am, Sunday. — Rob Burley (@RobBurl) September 23, 2016 I could have misjudged XIX Management’s strategy on this, but their game now is re-positioning … Continue reading

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The joy of Gary Imlach’s Tour de France coverage

Gary Imlach has been part of my summer for 20 years now, so it feels right to praise one of the best broadcasters in sport. A carrier bag for a hat The image of him defying the elements – a … Continue reading

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