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  • The Tour de France: The Worst Sport That’s Worth Watching
    By on July 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    Generally speaking, I like watching sports. I’ll sit through extra-innings in baseball, scoreless hockey games and, when nothing else is on, pool. Even if I have no personal investment in who comes out on top, there is something fundamentally appealing about witnessing an entire lifetime of practice and struggle culminate in achievement. Somebody has to win, and success, much like sex, is fun to watch even if I’m not the one having it.

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  • Albasini wins Tour of Britain
    By on September 19, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Germany’s Andrew Greipel wins the final stage of the Tour of Britain, but overall honours go to his team-mate Michael Albasini.

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  • 2010 Tour de France – part II (PICS)
    By on August 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The 2010 Tour de France cycling race is now over, with Spain’s Alberto Contador claiming his third win in Paris yesterday. Andy Schleck of Luxembourg finished 39 seconds back, and seven-time tour winner Lance Armstrong finished 23rd in his final Tour de France.

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  • Amputee Golfer Still Able To Compete On PGA Tour
    By on July 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Green has had nerve complications in his right leg since an SUV accident in Mississippi last June, when he was on his way to a Champions Tour event. The crash killed his brother, girlfriend and dog.

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  • Lance Armstrong Tour bid ‘over’ after disastrous day
    By on July 16, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Lance Armstrong’s bid for an eighth win in the Tour de France came to a sorry end on a dramatic eighth stage of the Tour de France won by Andy Schleck of Luxembourg.

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  • Paulinho snatches Tour stage win
    By on July 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Portugal’s Sergio Paulinho wins an uneventful stage 10 of the Tour de France, as Andy Schleck maintains his overall lead.

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  • 10 Facts You Might Not KNow About The Tour de France
    By on July 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    This year’s Tour de France, the 97th running of the race, begins in Rotterdam on July 3rd.

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  • 2010 Tour de France to travel through punishing Pyrenees
    By on October 17, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The next chapter in the rivalry between seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and defending champion Alberto Contador will take place in a majestic landscape next July — the Pyrenees.

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  • England omit Harmison for SA tour
    By on October 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Steve Harmison is left out of the Test squad for South Africa, Kevin Pietersen is included and there is a call-up for Liam Plunkett.

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