This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: -1 °C Saturday 18 January, 2020
Advertisement

Two riders had a digging match during today's stage of the Vuelta

Russian Ivan Rovni and Italian Gianluca Brambilla exchanged a couple of punches and elbows this afternoon.

ITALIAN GIANLUCA BRAMBILLA and Russia’s Ivan Rovni came to blows whilst riding at the front of the 16th stage at the Vuelta a Espana today.

In bizarre circumstances both men landed punches and elbowed each other whilst continuing to cycle as they made up a breakaway group of 13 riders on the 160.5km landmark stage of the race from San Martin del Rey Aurelio to La Farrapona.

Rovny even had to ask for a new pair of sunglasses from his Tinkoff-Saxo team car as they were broken in the bust up.

Both men are likely to face sanctions and could even be thrown out of the race completely with a decision to be taken by tour officials at the end of the stage.
https://vine.co/v/OzhxPJj7Bw2

The heated exchange reminded us of our childhood days playing classic video game Road Rash.

Road Rash

-© AFP, 2014

NFL under pressure as new footage of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée emerges

‘I believe he has a pea-shaped head’ – McGregor on UFC 178 opponent

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

AFP

Read next:

COMMENTS (6)