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Your Tuesday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

March 28, 2017

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gullen, Bradbury go 1-2 for JLT Condor on second stage of Tour de Taiwan; Wildcard invites named for Vuelta a España; Sagan critical of Terpstra in Gent-Wevelgem finale, motivated for Flanders; No penalty for Sagan sheltering in Gent-Wevelgem finale; Lotto Soudal looking to turn things around at Three Days of De Panne; Brasilian continental team previously suspended for multiple doping positives again in hot water; Increased security measures for Tour of Flanders; Cancellara talks about life and plans post-retirement; Van Avermaet’s Strava from Gent-Wevelgem win; Direct Energie sponsorship renewed for at least two years; Bus driver who pushed cyclist ordered to pay penalty; 2017 UCI Women’s WorldTour – Focus on ORICA-Scott; 2017 UCI Women’s WorldTour – Gent-Wevelgem highlights; Descending on a fixie.

No penalty for Sagan sheltering in Gent-Wevelgem finale

by CyclingTips

Television images showed Peter Sagan taking shelter behind the Sunweb team car as it spoke to its rider in first chase group in the closing kilometres of Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday, with the television commentators arguing that he should be penalised. However, organisers said there would be no penalty.

“The jury has seen the pictures, but no penalty will be assesed, for two reasons,” Frank Hoste told Het Laatste Nieuws.

“There has been no complaint and especially … the action has had no effect on the outcome, the jury president decided in the case.”

As well others were not worried about the incident with Quick-Step Floors head Patrick Lefevere Tweeting that the race motos also aided Van Avermaet and Keukeleire in similar fashion.

Click through to read more at Het Laatste Nieuws.

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