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Adam Yates out of the shadows and looking to win Tour de France stages

Cycling - Tour de France cycling race - Stage 8 from Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon

In the first week of the Tour de France, Adam Yates’s philosophy was simple – “stay invisible and stay out of trouble” – but once the race hit the mountains this weekend, his mind turned to his objective for the race: winning at least one stage, which is his priority in his second Tour de France before his attentions turn to an assault on the overall standings in future years.

Kieren Fallon retires from racing owing to mental health issues

Blaine ridden by Kieren Fallon wins the 5.50 Investec Asset Management Stakes

Kieren Fallon has announced his retirement from the saddle at the age of 51 as a consequence of struggles with his mental health. The six-times champion jockey, who has taken no rides over the past week, asked the Irish Turf Club’s chief medical officer, Dr Adrian McGoldrick, to break the news on his behalf.


Kevin Bacon

Six degrees of OJ Simpson

Perhaps the most amazing thing about the O.J. Simpson case is that everyone in Los Angeles had a connection to it.