Chris Horner In Hospital After Serious Crash With A Car

PARIS, April 11, 2014 (AFP) - Tour of Spain champion Chris Horner has been taken to hospital following a training crash with a car around Lake Como, Italy, his Lampre team said Friday. The 42-year-old American, who was born in Japan and is the oldest ever winner of a Grand Tour, suffered a punctured lung and broken ribs in the accident. "The American cyclist Chris Horner had an … [Read more...]

Soler Leaves Hospital Four Months After Crash

MILAN, Oct 14, 2011 (AFP) - Colombian cyclist Juan Mauricio Soler finally left the hospital on Friday, four months after a horror fall on the Tour of Switzerland left him in a coma, his Movistar team announced. Soler, who suffered a fractured skull, broken ankle and several other injuries in the fall on June 16, will continue his rehabilitation at his Spanish home in Pamplona. The … [Read more...]

Kirchen Hospitalised After Another Heart Scare

WETZIKON, Switzerland, June 19, 2010 - Former Luxembourg national champion Kim Kirchen is in a stable condition after being placed in an artificial coma following a heart attack, his Katusha team said on Saturday. Kirchen, who finished seventh overall in the 2007 Tour de France, had been competing in the Tour of Switzerland when he felt unwell and was hospitalised overnight Friday in … [Read more...]

Matthias Kessler Hospitalized After Crash

Cyclist Matthias Kessler was involved in a bike crash in which a cat ran into his bike. It is being reported that he suffered head injuries and was taken to a hospital in Spain. He is in the trauma unit at the Son Dureta hospital. The accident took place on Wednesday. … [Read more...]