Cyclists put through nature's stern tests

The Tour of Qatar tests competitors' endurance levels with a sand storm and the dryness.

    The Tour of Qatar has put competitors up against a route that includes historical sites, a racing track, the corniche and the desert.

    The course may be flat but the desert route has been giving the riders a far from easy time. As did the sand storm.

    Sarah Coates spent the day with one of the sport's emerging teams.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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