2013 Tour France winner Froome (Chris) has been offered whopping 1m Euro challenge to contest in all the 3 Grand Tour competitions of 2015. It’s Oleg Tinkov, the rival team boss which has thrown the challenge to the Sky star.
Oleg has made the same offer to 2015 Tour France champ Vincenzo Nibali and Giro winner Quintana (Nairo). The Russian top gun wants the 3 riding stars to compete against legendary Alberto Contador, the leader of Oleg’s Tinkoff-Saxo.
Vuelta Espana would be the 3rd Grand tour following Giro Italia and Tour France.
The prize money would be divided in between riders taking part in all the 3 races- or it would go to that very rider who will be able to come up with best of performances in each of the 3-week grand races. Giro 2015 would be starting in May while Tour France usually starts from July. Vuelta would be raced the next month in August & would be continued till September.
While Giro’s route has been revealed already, the Tour France route is due to be declared soon by this week. Vuelta route would be shared the coming year.
Contador and Nibali are 2 among the 6 riders to have triumphed in all the 3 Grand Tours in their careers yet no one has been able to emerge victorious in all 3 Tours in the same season.9 men have triumphed at Tour & Giro, Vuelta & Tour or Vuelta & Giro in same year. Alberto was the last man to triumph at 2 races in a single year while he came up with both Vuelta and Giro trophies in 2008. On the other hand, Marco Pantani triumphed at Tour and Giro 10 years back in 1998 & Bernard Hinault (French) did the same with Vuelta and Tour 20 years ago in 1978.
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The cycling of Colombia hit a latest dark patch in the history as it is believed that the latest uniform of Colombia women team looks like that are nude in a specific part. This latest dress is nothing less than a pornographic dress which shows that the girls wearing it are nude from the bottom. This dress hit the recent internet fury as it made headlines. The images went viral throughout the internet as it was a most absurd dress for women sports. The 1st glimpse of the dress will surely leave you in awestruck form as anyone can’t believe in what they have seen.
This team dress is believed to be designed by one of the team mate and thus it leads to be more shocking. The twitter has been receiving many such comments regarding the uniform. One anonymous user came out speaking that the designer of the uniform is like a stupid person who climbed up the stairs and later kicked the stair away before coming down. The Colombian cycling association came out saying that it was not a Colombian women cycling team. In a statement the board said that it was a team named IDRD Humana Bogota San Mateo Solgar which is a team situated in Colombia rather than a team representing Colombia.
The dress used didn’t expose a single part of the skin but it had a patch of skin coloured cloth in the bottom part of the body. This patch is seen as the girls wearing this are nearly nude from below. This is the reason what led to this dress go viral in the internet. The team first wore this dress in the Giro della Toscana race in Italy and it became viral from there. There are more speculations to come out as being viral in the internet leads to various controversies.