Luxembourg

Frank Schleck to retire at end of 2016 season

Luxembourgish rider Frank Schleck announces that the 2016 season will be his last, saying “there is never an easy way to stop doing something you love to do” Frank Schleck wins Stage 16 of the 2015 Vuelta Espana Frank Schleck 1 has announced that he will retire from competitive cycling at the end of the 2016 season, after 14 years as a professional.

The 36-year-old made the announcement during a press conference at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games 2 , where he is representing his home nation of Luxembourg in the road race on Saturday

Property giant acquires UK hotels

Johannesburg – Hotel and leisure-focused property investment firm, International Hotel Group Limited (IHL), has completed the acquisition of two Holiday Inn Express hotels in Redditch and Southampton in the UK for 26 million (R552m) plus costs.

Time for a Europe Day public holiday in Luxembourg?

(JB) Luxembourg was one of the founding members of the European Union but does that mean it should get a public holiday for Europe Day?

That is the theory of at least one resident in Luxembourg, who deposed petition 611, pushing for a day off on May 9. 1 Europe has not been going well in recent years, writes the petition author.

Bob Jungels hits 101kph in winning Tour of Oman attack, Strava shows

Bob Jungels powered away from the peloton to win stage one of the Tour of Oman and reached 100kph in the process Reaching three-figure speeds isn t uncommon for riders descending mountains, but Bob Jungels ( Ettix-Quick Step 1 ) hit the century on a short descent in his solo win at the Tour of Oman 2 .

Jungels powered away from the select group he found himself in in the last three kilometres, using his phenomenal time trialling ability to solo to the line.

The Luxembourg champion s Strava statistics 3 show the phenomenal power he put down as he got his head down and sped to the line, averaging over 350W for the last three kilometres