Tour spells danger for French town

Crashes between riders have marred this Tour de France but the townspeople of Carmaux are worried for their own safety.

    Matt Rumsey reports as the town of Carmaux in the French Pyrenees prepares to welcome the Tour de France for the first time.

    But as crashes mar the early stages of the race, locals aren't confident of their safety - and Carmaux's mayor is leading the calls for caution.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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