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Women Still Aren’t Allowed To Compete In The Tour De France

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  • Women are still not allowed to compete in the Tour de France race, a nearly month-long cycling competition¬†finishes this Sunday in Paris. This year, women cyclists can ride in a separate one-day-long race, called “La Course by Le Tour de France.” However, it’s dismaying that in the main race’s 100-year-plus history, the full competition is only available to men. Women cyclists are still pushing to compete in the main Tour de France in the future. [Daily Telegraph AU,¬†Washington Post, Guardian UK]
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The Daily Hotness: Carlos Sastre

Yesterday Carlos Sastre claimed the maillot jaune, winning this year’s Tour de France. Finally! The man has finished in the top 10 in five of the last six years. [NY Times] Keep reading »

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