SBS: Tour de France 2010: McEwen in doubt for rest of Tour
After looking at video footage of the incident Tour de France officials later said that a cameraman, working for international broadcasters, had been at fault.SBS: Tour de France 2010: McEwen in doubt for rest of Tour
They handed him a sanction by excluding him from Saturday's seventh stage from Tournus to Les Rousses ski station.
"We will assess with our team doctor how bad Robbie is on Saturday morning before the stage before making any decision.Robbie McEwen (mcewenrobbie) on Twitter
McEwen said: "I just saw the guy jump in front of me to go behind Cavendish. I was still riding quite fast so I couldn't avoid him."
McEwen was reported to have been helped up by someone working for Vittel, one of the many sponsors on the race.
The Australian and his team originally believed the Vittel employee had caused him to crash.
so it seems the idiot who knocked me off is a tv journo. only banned for one day. check out what he did here http://tinyurl.com/365uw79