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The toughest sport?
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If you’re getting withdrawal symptoms now that the World Cup and Wimbledon are over and want some exciting sport to watch I recommend  the Tour de France.  It never ceases to amaze me how tough these cyclists are – racing for 4 or 5 hours a day for 3 weeks. Regularly crashing and getting back on their bikes bleeding and bruised.

On Sunday the riders tackled the cobbled roads of Northern France – at least 10 riders came off their bikes – including British star Chris Froome (4 times tour winner) and major contender – Richie Porte who was put out of the race with a fractured collarbone.

Compare this to Brazilian footballer Neymar who has spent 14 minutes of his brief World Cup campaign lying on the ground pretending to be injured!

 

Julia Pennington, Managing Director

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