Brussels dons yellow for Tour de France

Saturday, 18 May 2019 10:06
Fifty days before the Tour de France Day 1 in Brussels on 6-7 July, the capital dons yellow — the symbolic colour of the leading racer’s jersey.
The application “Find your match”, dubbed the ‘football Tinder’, was launched on Friday.
The International Gymnastics Federation, FIG, has designated Antwerp as host of the 2023 world gymnastics championship.
The Belgian Football Union’s appeals commission on complaints has acquitted Bruges of a disciplinary charge for anti-Semitic chants by its spectators at a Jupiler Pro playoff match away to RSC Anderlecht, Belga news agency reported on Monday.
Bashir Abdi beat the previous Belgian marathon record set by Vincent Rousseau when he took part in this year’s London marathon on Sunday.
Jean-Michel Saive, the greatest Belgian player in the history of table-tennis, has decided to hang up his racket permanently at the age of 49.
Belgium’s bobsleigh and skeleton federation has selected nine athletes for the national male and female bobsleigh teams on Wednesday, following a day of tests in Louvain, federation CEO Geert Vanvaerenbergh told Belga news agency.
Investigators from the federal public prosecutor’s office visited the headquarters of the Belgian football union in Laeken on Wednesday, according to the federation's spokesman.
Former cycling champion Patrick Sercu has died at the age of 74 years, his son, Christophe, announced on Friday.
RSC Anderlecht on Wednesday refused a fine of 4,000 euros set by the prosecutor of the Belgian football union, URBSFA, for discriminatory chants by supporters at its match against Bruges (2-3) on the 4th of April, the dhnet.be website revealed.