TOUR OF FLAN­DERS

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The Tour of Flan­ders sits only be­hind Paris-Roubaix in terms of one-day race pres­tige. Last year’s win­ner, Switzer­land’s Fabian Can­cel­lara (pic­tured), went on to take the ParisRoubaix ti­tle a week later. He was also at the cen­tre of bizarre claims sug­gest­ing he used a mo­tor hid­den in his bike to win both races. As ridicu­lous as it sounds, at last year’s Tour de France or­gan­is­ers ran­domly X-rayed com­peti­tors’ bikes to make sure no­body was us­ing a mo­tor. Check out the video at http://bit.ly/aROnlY Eurosport, Sun, 8.30pm

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