REVIEW: Rogers oldest Tour stage winner in two years

CYCLING – Michael Rogers won the 16th stage in the 2014 Tour de France, finishing in Bagnères-de-Luchon on Tuesday. At age 34 years and 214 days he became the oldest Tour stage winner in two years, when David Millar won at age 35 years and 191 days in 2012. Since 2000, 12 stages had an older winner than Rogers today. Continue reading

ANALYSE THIS: Nibali most consisted rider in peloton

CYCLING – After 15 of 21 stages, Vincenzo Nibali is the rider not only wearing the yellow jersey, but his worst stage result is also the best of all 171 riders still in the race (including Simon Yates, who will not start tomorrow). Nibali has finished in the top-34 in all 15 stages. He is followed by Tejay Van Garderen who has a top-45 finish in all stages so far. The first ever Chinese rider, Ji Cheng, is the only rider who has yet to finish in the top-100 in a stage (of all 171 riders still in the race). Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC: Nibali hunts for trilogy

CYCLING – Vincenzo Nibali can become the sixth rider to win all Grand Tours as the Italian champion is the favourite for this year’s Tour victory.  The last rider to win all three Grand Tours was Alberto Contador who completed his trilogy when he won the 2008 Vuelta. Click HERE to check out our infographic.

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ANALYSE THIS: Data Report – World Cup 2014

FOOTBALL – Throughout the second phase of the World Cup, we brought you Data Reports before selected matches. With the competition over, here are the winners of a number of team categories. All of these statistics are contained in our Round-up document which is also available throughout domestic league seasons.

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