Tjallingii Out of Tour de France With Fractured Hip

BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France, July 3, 2012 (AFP) - Dutch rider Maarten Tjallingii has been forced to withdraw from the Tour de France after fracturing his hip in Tuesday's third stage, his Rabobank team confirmed. The rider fell 60km from the stage finish and was transported to hospital in Amersfoort in the Netherlands where he will undergo surgery. He becomes the third rider to pull … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens Sidelined With Minor Hip Fracture

Team Saxo Bank's classic captain Nick Nuyens today received the sad news that due to his first stage crash in Paris-Nice he now has to rest for at least two weeks before being able to resume training. Tuesday morning Nick Nuyens saw a specialist in Belgium, and the examination, unfortunately, showed a small fracture on the right hip. This forces the Belgian rider to rest for 14 days, before … [Read more...]