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‘What is our sport coming to?’ – Chris Froome, Rohan Dennis and others respond after Michael Schär disqualified from Tour of Flanders

The 2021 Tour of Flanders left us with plenty of highlights and talking points, from Kasper Asgreen’s unexpected victory to Annemiek van Vleuten’s resurgence in the race. But one of the hottest topics to emerge from the Belgian Monument happened at the tail end of the peloton, as Michael Schär was disqualified from the race for littering.
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Michael Schär: A bottle reminded me of my cycling dream every day

A change to the UCI rules, which came in force on April 1 has led to the disqualification of a number of riders in recent days with Michael Schär (AG2R Citroën Team) among them. He was expelled from the Tour of Flanders on Sunday after throwing his bidon toward a group of cheering fans on the roadside who immediately swooped on the race memento.
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