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World champion Sagan kicked out of Tour de France - race jury
July 4, 2017 / 5:14 PM / 2 months ago

World champion Sagan kicked out of Tour de France - race jury

FILE PHOTO: Cycling - The 104th Tour de France cycling race - The 212.5-km Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France - July 3, 2017 - Bora-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia celebrates his victory on the podium.Christian Hartmann/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - World champion Peter Sagan has been kicked out of the Tour de France after sending Briton Mark Cavendish crashing in the finale of Tuesday's fourth stage, the race jury president said.

"Peter Sagan is disqualified from the 2017 Tour de France after today's tumultuous sprint in Vittel," Philippe Marien told reporters.

Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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