Tourmalet tussles, Women's World Cup finals and when bees attack | Classic YouTube

04 July 2019 09:16
Also featuring a touching tribute to Marcus Trescothick, a referee’s DJ set and an Afcon bicycle kick1) The 106th edition of the Tour de France kicks off this weekend. You can get accustomed to this year’s route with this snazzy 3D snake through every stage, while here’s the best on board footage from 2018. The Tour was a different beast 70 years ago, when beer, cigarettes and a blatant disregard for health and safety were the order of the day. A rare and terrifying Tourmalet summit finish is back on the menu in 2019. There was an epic battle between Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck in 2010, as the two left the field behind and chased one another to the top of the daunting mountain. And Geraint Thomas defends his title this year. Here’s a recap of how the Welshman won the Le Tour in 2018.2) Marcus Trescothick has announced his forthcoming retirement from cricket aged 43. He broke down barriers around the discussion of mental health in sport and it’s hard not to get a lump in your throat watching the Against The Odds video he made with Somerset last year. He was a fine Test cricketer whose highlights include 213 against South Africa for England in 2003 and 193 against Pakistan in 2005. He was no slouch in ODIs either. Here’s his century against Australia in the buildup to the Ashes in 2005 and his 100 not out off just 76 balls against Bangladesh. And here’s a little video celebrating his incredible of achievement of having scored 50 centuries for Somerset.There are no words. An absolute inspiration ??#ThankYouTres#WeAreSomerset Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian