Rui Costa accused of pushing rider, causing crash – Video

Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates) leads the Saudi Tour (Image credit: Getty Images)

Race leader Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates) was accused of causing a crash in the closing phases of stage 2 of the Saudi Tour on Wednesday, after appearing to raise his arm and make contact with NTT Pro Cycling's Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg

The incident occurred with just over 10km to go on the flat stage, and caused a considerable pile-up in the peloton, with Mark Cavendish among those held up. 

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