Jessica Elgot

“Oh no, I’m going to hit that pole” – Geraint Thomas talks about Tour de France horror crash

Geraint Thomas talks to the BBC about his crash on the Col de Manse and what was going through his mind when he went off the road Cycling fans feared the worst when they saw Geraint Thomas flying off the side of the Col de Manse in a spectacular crash on stage 16 1 of the Tour de France.

The Team Sky man was hit from the side by Giant-Alpecin 2 s Warren Barguil and was sent careering into a ravine at the side of the road, bouncing off a telegraph pole before coming to a halt.

GB top European Championships medal table as Trott and Archibald star

Laura Trott and Katie Archibald win three golds as Great Britain top the medal table with nine golds and three bronze medals at the European Track Championships Laura Trott in the 2015 European Track Championships Laura Trott 1 and Katie Archibald both came away with three gold medals as Great Britain topped the medals table at the European Track Championships 2 for the second consecutive year.

ANA Crowne Plaza expands its portfolio in Okayama, Japan

2 September, 2015 ANA Crowne Plaza expands its portfolio in Okayama, Japan Okayama s landmark hotel, ANA Crowne Plaza Okayama opens IHG 1 ( InterContinental Hotels Group 2 ) celebrates the opening of 18 th ANA Crowne Plaza hotel in Okayama, Japan.

The ANA Crowne Plaza Okayama is conveniently located right in front of Okayama train station that is less than an hour from Osaka or Kobe by Shinkansen.

Okayama prefecture is another attractive destination for tourists with rich historical sites, such as Okayama Castle 3 (over 400 years old built in 1597) and Okayama Korakuen 4 (over 300 years old built in 1700) , which are only 10 minutes by car from the hotel.