Arnaud Demare took his first ever Tour de France win and his nation’s first in a sprint for eleven years. The FDJ captain powered over the line in a hectic, crash marred finale which left Mark Cavendish, John Degenkolb and Ben Swift on the tarmac and Peter Sagan – yes the World Champion – adjudged to have endangered fellow riders and disqualified from the race. I tell you, things don’t get any more controversial!
We’re through the first weekend of the 2017 Tour de France and we’ve had crashes, popular breakaways and a ‘clipping incident’. And that was just on Twitter. (>snare< >cymbal<)We have Geraint Thomas, Peter Sagan, Marcel Kittel, Taylor Phinney, Spongebob Squarepants – yes, Spongebob Squarepants! and much much more