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Thijssen in intensive care after Ghent crash

Cyclist Gerben Thijssen is in intensive care following a crash on the opening night of the Ghent Six Day. The Lotto Soudal rider, 21, suffered three small brain haemorrhages and fractured three ribs and a collarbone in Tuesday’s incident. Thijssen was attended to on track before being transported to hospital following the collision with Danish ...

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Sutton won't return give further evidence

Shane Sutton will not return to give evidence at the medical tribunal for former British Cycling and Team Sky colleague Dr Richard Freeman on Thursday. Sutton, a former head coach at those same organisations, stormed out of the tribunal on Tuesday after taking exception to the questioning and comments from Dr Freeman’s QC Mary O’Rourke. Sutton storms out of Freeman ...

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Tour de France legend Poulidor dies aged 83

Three-time Tour de France runner-up Raymond Poulidor has died at the age of 83. Poulidor entered French cycling folklore after finishing on the podium eight times without ever winning the sport’s showcase event. That earned him the nickname ‘The Eternal Second’. He participated in 14 Tours de France from 1962-76, finishing second three times and third five times. Un immense ...

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