THE PHILIPPINE Cycling Team graced the recently concluded sales rally of the Asiawide Refreshments Corp. (ARC) at the PICC. Its head coach and members came in full gear to inspire ARC’s Luzon sales force towards achieving victory, as the athletes convincingly did at last year’s Southeast Asian Games.
Roberto Ferrari of Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela, the man whose sudden change of direction led to Mark Cavendish crashing in Stage 3 of the Giro d'Italia in the Danish town of Horsens last week, today outsprinted the world champion to put paid to his hopes of winning in the Tuscan town of Montecatini Terme, close to the Team Sky rider's Italian home in Quarrata.
Tom Boonen will not come to the Tour de France this year. The Belgian of Omega Pharma-QuickStep wants to prepare himself for the Olympics by participating in the Tour of Poland.
Hoy, a four-time Olympic champion for Britain, put up an awesome show by coming from behind to bag the keirin gold at the World Track Championships in Melbourne last month.