Paul Sherwen To Be Honoured At Tour Down Under


The Santos Tour Down Under will honour late broadcaster Paul Sherwen with multiple events over the coming weeks. The former professional rider and longtime cycling commentator died of heart failure on December 2 at his home in Kampala, Uganda, giving rise to an outpouring of tributes and memorials from the cycling community. The 11-day Tour Down Under cycling festival starts January 10 with a four-day women's race and continues January 13 with the People's Choice Classic criterium and then the WorldTour-opening Tour Down Under from January 15-20. Organisers plan tributes to Sherwen at the official team presentation on January 12 and at the Legends’ Night Dinner on January 19. "He was a true professional, brought great insight to the fans, he was generous, always had a smile on his face and put one on yours," said Hitaf Rasheed, executive director of Events South Australia. "Paul had a deep passion and ...

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