The 104th Tour de France began July 1 in Düsseldorf, Germany and will end on the famous Champs-Elysees in Paris on July 23 after riders complete 21 stages and 3,540 km. Among the world’s most famous and prestigious cycling events, the Tour de France has been held each July since 1903.* A multi-stage race finishing in France but traversing neighboring countries, the Tour is organized around five stage types: flat, medium and high mountain, individual time, and intermediate sprint.
Today’s viz features statistics about the Tour de France and its riders, along with comparisons to other major international races. Did you know:
* The Tour de France was suspended during each of the World Wars, from 1915 to 1918 and 1940 to 1946.
The Cricket has been an Anthem for many countries all over the world. Limited overs cricket has been a real Bench mark for the players to prove themselves. Hence it had termed as One Day International Cricket. Here are the ODI records of the Team involving in all major tournaments and particular series held in their home , away & neutral venue from the year 1970-2014. Source: www.espncricinfo.com
The UEFA EURO 2016 kicked off last week with 24 national football teams competing during the next month for the title of continental champion of Europe. One question on the minds of fans, managers, and industry is how much team composition rules have influenced the performance of certain teams.Seventy-two percent of the players on the Spanish national team—winner of the two most recent championships, EURO 2012 and 2008—play for Spanish football clubs. In fact, 11 out of 16 finalist teams from the last eight UEFA Euro championships have a current roster composed of a majority of players who play exclusively for domestic clubs. A player was...