The sense that, although this may be Chris Froome's Tour, it is not a happy one for Team Sky strengthened on Thursday when a high speed crash two kilometres from the finish left the team's Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen with a broken right shoulder.
Opinion was divided.
Wayne Rooney suffered a hamstring injury on the first day of Manchester United's tour in Bangkok that will make him "unavailable for a month", the club said.
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Software giant Microsoft announced a long-awaited restructuring on Thursday, organizing itself around key areas designed to make the company more competitive in a fiercely-competitive technology sector.
The play Private Lives has more lives than a cat. Written by Noel Coward in the 1920s, it had its debut at London's Phoenix Theatre in 1930 to rave reviews, and starred Coward and Laurence Olivier. The next year it opened on Broadway. 83 years later, Private Lives is still making the rounds, now at The Gielgud Theatre, and again, it is a hit.
After Ajax signed Mike Van Der Hoorn is Toby Alderweireld now available for Premier League suitors?