Almanac Weekend Sports Results 17/7/16

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Almanac Weekend Sports Results 10/7/16

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Almanac Weekend Sports Results 3/7/16

All the weekend football and sporting results worth knowing for Monday’s morning coffee

Parlez Vous Anglais?

Smokie Dawson (of SBS’s Tour de France coverage) had not realised the similarities between his family’s European holiday and that of the trail-blazing Griswalds. He’s proud to continue a fine tradition.

A Day At The Tour

The Dawson’s European Vacation is going just fine, if Chevy can get the kids off the i-pods and drive in a manner which keeps his poor wife sane. But it’s all for a good cause: to see The Tour live. [Great stuff, Smokie – Ed]

Cadel est de deux ans de retard! (Cadel is two years late!)

    by David Downer   The honeymoon was over. Literally. Well, almost. Just a single day remained on our post-wedding European jaunt. A stunningly blue Summer’s day on the Champs-Elysees would provide the final chapter. Yeah, there were worse places to be.

Thriving on pain

They. Are. Freaks! Most all of them! I only started watching because of sleep problems. In the midnight, in the bush. And then I was interested, and then I was hooked. The cyclists of the Tour de France rolled and whirled across and up my telly every night. They pushed through pain, they went past [Read more]

Tour of Thornbury

  by Matt O’Connor   If I can just hold my nerve, the Tour de France is mine for the taking.   Three more nights, including l’Alpe-d’Huez tomorrow and the time trial on Saturday, and I will be in a position to pilot my couch triumphantly down the Champs Elysees. Presuming of course that teammate [Read more]

Johnny Hoogerland and barbed wire

Tour de France 2011 Photos; Stage 9: Issoire ? Saint-Flour, 208 km   Later in the stage, a French TV car swerved into the five man break up front sending Vacansoleil’s Johnny Hoogerland somersaulting off the road and into a barbed wire fence That’s quite a flogging. Someday a clothing manufacturer will invent something more [Read more]