Dutchman Boom fined after emulating 'Cavendish celebration'

Dutchman Lars Boom was fined 1,000 Swiss francs after celebrating his stage victory at the BinckBank Tour with a lewd gesture.The 31-year-old's 'up yours' gesture was reminiscent of British sprint great Mark Cavendish's 'two-finger' celebration when winning a stage on the 2010 Tour de Romandie.But Boom, who took the BinckBank Tour lead thanks to his victory on Friday's fifth stage, got off lightly in comparison to Cavendish, who was fined 6,000 Swiss francs (5,277 euros, $6,240) and pulled from the race by his then HTC Columbia team.Boom had not won...

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By: France 24 - Saturday, 12 August

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