Your Monday Daily News Digest

by Matt de Neef

November 21, 2016

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Richie Porte to be BMC’s sole leader for the 2017 Tour de France; Philippe Gilbert ordered to repay 300,000 Euros to Omega Pharma-Lotto; Koksijde CX World Cup cancelled due to dangerous winds; Miles Scotston signs with BMC; Brazilian Pro Continental team suspended after three positive tests; Mikel Landa to again focus on the Giro in 2017; Peter Sagan hasn’t ruled out MTBing in 2017; Man charged after injuring cyclist in West Melbourne hit-and-run; $1.3 million in fines for NSW cyclists since new laws introduced in March; When the supertuck goes wrong; Huge crowds at the Tour du Rwanda.

Professional soccer players take on the Koksijde CX course

by CyclingTips

Dutch player Ruud Vormer and Belgian Timmy Simons play for one of the top Belgian sides – Club Brugge – and the duo decided to step up to the mark and give it a go.

he pair were joined by former cyclo-cross rider Paul Herygers who won the World Championships in Koksijde in 1994. Herygers also won Duinencross at Koksijde during his career, in addition to taking a number of podium finishes at the race.