All Blog Posts Tagged 'Italy' (2)

Can the Euros restore beauty to the increasingly ugly game?

The World Cup Finals may be football’s most watched showpiece event on the planet but there can be little doubt which one is the most difficult to win. Not even the threat of far-right extremist hooligans, as exposed in the BBC’s recent Panorama programme on the European Championships host nations Poland and…

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Added by Wayne Wiggins on June 4, 2012 at 17:23 — No Comments

RIP Wouter Weylandt

Today we lost a rider from the peloton, and I'd like to pay tribute.

 

For those of you who don't follow cycling, the Giro d'Itlaia is currently winding its way around Italy. This is a 3-week bike race, a Grand Tour, much like the Tour de France.

 

Around 20k from today's Stage 3 finish, a young cyclist tragically lost his life whilst descending a climb. Medical teams were on the scene immediately, but were unable to revive him.

 

Walter was a young…

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Added by Im_Partial on May 9, 2011 at 16:56 — 6 Comments

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