The race to win Tour de France has just gotten a lot tighter

The Tour de France is precariously poised with just a few days to go to reach Paris. The yellow jersey remains on the shoulders of Chris Froome, British professional road racing cyclist.

Morena Mothupi, EWN sports anchor and reporter says this is one of the tightest races in recent history. Mothupi says Froome has it in him to emerge victorious in the race.

He's got what is necessary, especially when they are in the Alps.

Morena Mothupi, EWN sports anchor and reporter

German cyclist, Marcel Kittel crashed out of the race on Wednesday.

He was sitting with five stage wins already. He was pretty good, dominated all the sprint competitions and to see him crash out 20 kilometres into the race, I understand how devastated he was.

Morena Mothupi, EWN sports anchor and reporter

Mothupi says we can expect better results from Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka in the next year.

Take a listen:

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Technobyte: The tech behind the Tour

Technobyte: The tech behind the Tour

This week, the technology behind the Audi A8, Tour de France Dimension Data’s technology behind and how AI will impact jobs.

Joys of the Tour de France

Joys of the Tour de France

The Tour de France grabs new fans for cycling every year, but it would be great to inspire these fans to start pedaling too?

Tips on Safe Cycling

Tips on Safe Cycling

Full road closure which allows cyclists to ride safely and enjoy the roads in Joburg for the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge is a plus.

Tour de France 2015: the highlights and the controversies

Tour de France 2015: the highlights and the controversies

EWN's Morena Mothupi and Thomas Holder share their highlights of the Tour de France from the VIP Box at the post-race ceremony.

#EWNOnTour: 'It's an experience I will never forget!'

#EWNOnTour: 'It's an experience I will never forget!'

Journo's Morena & Thomas are having the time of their lives chasing cyclists down for interviews in France - and making friends!

#EWNOnTour: Two journo's serious about cycling

#EWNOnTour: Two journo's serious about cycling

#EWNOnTour with Team MTN-Qhubeka - taking selfies, enjoying French pastries and reporting on the cycling every now and again ...

Popular articles
Hassen Adams (he brought Burger King and Dunkin’ Donuts to SA) talks money

Hassen Adams (he brought Burger King and Dunkin’ Donuts to SA) talks money

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Adams about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

Eusebius Opinion: "Let go Kevin Pietersen, you do not own the school"

Eusebius Opinion: "Let go Kevin Pietersen, you do not own the school"

McKaiser responds to former SA, now England cricketer Pietersen's comments over Maritzburg College pupils holding EFF t-shirts.

Twitter is gobsmacked as Nigeria honours Jacob Zuma with bronze statue and road

Twitter is gobsmacked as Nigeria honours Jacob Zuma with bronze statue and road

During Zuma's visit to Nigeria, the Governor of the Imo State in Nigeria, Mr Owelle Okorocha, conferred an Imo Merit Award on him.

Minister Lynne Brown's partner scored R1.2 million contracts with Eskom

Minister Lynne Brown's partner scored R1.2 million contracts with Eskom

Sikonathi Mantshantsha says this revelation explains why Brown was reluctant to take any action against Eskom executives.

KZN school ordered to stop action against students with EFF shirts

KZN school ordered to stop action against students with EFF shirts

A letter has been addressed to the Maritzburg College principal after an image of the boys went viral last week.

Kloof Street residents living in fear as crime multiplies

Kloof Street residents living in fear as crime multiplies

A Cape Town man was stabbed to death on Saturday while trying to assist two women who were being mugged on Kloof street.

‘I started my thriving business with R5000 (and made a profit in the 1st month)’

‘I started my thriving business with R5000 (and made a profit in the 1st month)’

After 3 years there are 3 Nic Harry stores (incl online) that sell 100 000 pairs of socks in over 20 countries around the world.