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Cyclist dies after cardiac arrest in race

Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts has died in hospital after suffering a heart attack during Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix race, his team have announced The 23-year-old was airlifted to hospital after being found on the floor unconscious and not breathing about 100km into the 257km race. Goolaerts’ team, Veranda Willems-Crelan, released a statement on Twitter on Sunday night ...

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Sagan wins Paris-Roubaix

World champion Peter Sagan won the Paris-Roubaix classic race over 257km on Sunday. The 28-year-old Slovak outsprinted Swiss champion Silvan Dillier at the finish of the iconic outdoor Roubaix velodrome at the end of a gruelling race known as the ‘Hell of the North’ because of its often perilous 54km of bone-crunching cobbled roads. Sagan became the first world champion ...

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Golden Games start for England

Olympic champion Max Whitlock was among England’s gold medal winners on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games on Australia‚Äôs Gold Coast. Whitlock was part of England’s victorious team final-winning line-up alongside Dominick Cunningham, James Hall, Courtney Tulloch and Nile Wilson. He starred in the floor and pommel horse events, while Tulloch impressed on the rings and Wilson shone on ...

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