Tour of Qatar Here To Stay States Eddy Merckx

DOHA, Feb 10, 2009 (AFP) - The Tour of Qatar has won its place in the international cycling calendar and it could one day host a Tour de France stage, Belgian great Eddy Merckx believes. This year's race, won last week by Belgian powerhouse Tom Boonen, was the eighth edition of an event which has seen competitive cycling come to the Gulf for the first time. The 64-year-old Merckx, who … [Read more...]