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Former French cyclist Laurent Fignon, twice winner of the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 on Tuesday has died as a result of cancer, as announced by French public television, where the broker serving as advisor for the Tour.
Former French cyclist Laurent Fignon, twice winner of the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 on Tuesday has died at the age of 50 as a result of cancer, as announced by French public television.
Laurent Blanc is the new coach of France's national football team and announced his players, leaving off several notable players from the 2010 World Cup team.
Wouter Weylandt was a Belgian cyclist for Leopard-Trek, who died after a crash during the third stage of the Giro d'Italia.
According to the Wall Street Journal, disgraced Tour De France winner (he was stripped of his title for alleged use of performance enhancing drugs) has finally admitted to doping and has accused several other cyclists, including Lance Armstrong of also doing so.
Floyd Landis (born October 14, 1975) is an American cyclist best known for being stripped of his title (for a doping offense) after initially being awarded victory in the 2006 Tour de France. In a Wall Street Journal article he has accused Lance Armstrong of drug cheating.
Today, Michel Houellebecq was awarded the French literature prize: the Prix Goncourt. For his novel 'La Carte et le Territoire'.
Following his dominating performance in last weekend's E3-Prijs Vlaanderen-Harelbeke, four-time world time trial champion Fabian Cancellara (Leopard-Trek) goes into today's Tour of Flanders as the odds on favorite.
TDF is the hashtag for Tour de France. The route for the 2010 race was unveiled on Oct. 14, and the Tour started Saturday July 3rd with a prologue in Rotterdam, Holland, which saw Fabian Cancellara (Team Saxo Bank) as the winner.
The "God of Thunder" won todays Tour de France stage 3.