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Tour de France In The Mind Of Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett had a roller- coaster ride all throughout his career and in July it can reach to new heights. He has shifted from Ireland to Monaco.

It is not at all surprising as most of the professionals have their home based in Monaco. In the course of two years, Bennett has come a long way since he was about to quit the profession owing to a series of injuries. He is 24 years old and is considered to be one of the best in sprinting.

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Nibali Not Bothered Over Struggles At Oman Tour

Vincenzo Nibali might have lost out at the recently concluded Oman Tour but the defending Tour France champ is quite confident about another glorious stint in the upcoming 2015 Tour de France.

While asked whether poor form might cast a gloomy stance in the biggest annual cycling event, Nibali simply brushed off all doubts.

“What does it signify for Tour? Well, it implies just nothing. Now, it is February and the event is in July”, remarked Nibali.

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Bradley Wants His Legacy To Last

Bradley Wiggins is on a mission to set up a team of his own which will win gold for him in the Olympics of 2016 at Rio. He wants to collaborate with Team Sky for further developments.

If the development will be good it will last for 10 years. His aim is to search for the next Wiggins and even Chris Hoy. At the festival of marketing, in Wapping he stated that he was in talks with the Team Sky regarding his contract for next year. His driving force behind developments is to make his own team. His focus has not deterred yet which is a strong hold.

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Hansen Looking Forward For The Sprinting Finishes

The in-form cyclist Adam Hansen from Australia has publicly said that he has much respect for Marcel Kittel the sprint ace from Germany but he does not fear the German ace.

The first tournament of the year is just around the corner and these two will go head to head in the Tour Down Under held in Adelaide. The duel between these two will start on the 19th of January when the Tour Down Under will begin and it will end on the 26th of January.

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Route Details Of Tour de France

Tour de France is often termed as the ‘World Championship of Cycling’ by the spirited supporters and fans. As far as sporting significance is concerned, Tour de France is not world championship but it carries a great importance. This prestigious event of World Cycling occupies a great respect among the cyclists who wish to won the championship at least once in their life time.

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Tour de France opens in Leeds

Scarborough is an inch closer in its call to play host to the Tour de France since race executives travel to the area. The sun was gleaming as Yorkshire’s tourism executives gave a short tour of the region to senior officials this week.

As well as central meetings in the city of Leeds the visitants were dealt to a helicopter tour to watch everything that this place has to provide. Yorkshire is calling for to arrange the Grand Depart, which is the first level of this race, in the year 2016.

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TOUR REACHES SWITZERLAND

The Tour de France is one of the most prestigious cycling races in the world. Introduced in the year 1903 it spans an area of over 2500 kilometers. Also known as Le Tour it has been an inspiration for cycling enthusiasts all over the world inviting participation not only from France but all over the world. The 99th edition of this race will be held from 30th of June. Consisting of 20 stages and 1 prologue it will cover a distance of 3479 kilometers before concluding on 22nd July.

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PRUDHOMME PRAISES TOUR DOWN UNDER

Christian Prudhomme, the race director of the Tour de France has hailed Adelaide’s Tour Down Under as one of the most crucial events for professional cycling in recent years and he believes that as cycling aims to expand globally as a sport, this Tour would play a very pivotal role in that.

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