Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Cav pulls out of Swiss Tour following protest

Thu, 17 Jun 2010

Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the Tour of Switzerland after three teams protested against the leniency of his penalty for causing a crash on Tuesday.

The Manx cyclist collided with another competitor in stage four of the Tour, causing a mass pile up.

Three riders were forced to withdraw from the rest of the Tour due to injury, although Cav was able to continue.

He was given a time penalty, docked points and given a fine for causing the crash.

The teams of the riders who were injured protested during stage five, saying they wanted the cyclist to show more respect.

Team Columbia say Cavendish will be back for the Tour de France.


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed