Dennis aiming to keep hold of yellow

2015-07-05 10:28

Rohan Dennis vowed to keep hold of the yellow jersey for as long as possible after winning the Tour de France's opening stage.

Good start for MTN-Qhubeka

2015-07-04 19:54

In their first ever Tour de France MTN-Qhubeka have a rider in the top 10 after the race's opening stage.

Eritrea's historic day at TDF

2015-07-04 17:10

Eritrea's commissioner of culture and sports has hailed the participation of two riders from his country in the Tour de France.

3 British bids for 2017 TDF Grand Depart

2015-07-04 08:41

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme says he has received three bids from British candidates to host the Grand Depart in 2017.

Froome behind Tour rivals, says Quintana

2015-07-03 22:15

Specialist climber Nairo Quintana says 2013 Tour de France champion Chris Froome is behind his main rivals in the race for this year's victory.

Cyclist killed at World Police and Fire Games

2015-07-03 09:06

A Brazilian cyclist was killed and two other riders were critically injured in a crash during an international bicycle race.

The Tour de France in numbers

2015-07-03 08:22

With the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday in Utrecht, here is a look at the key numbers involved in the race.

Contador has yellow on his mind

2015-07-03 08:18

Yellow is all Contador has on his mind as he tries to win back the famed jersey he won twice before, in 2007 and 2009.

Diplomatic Sagan happy to help leader

2015-07-02 17:42

Peter Sagan may have won the Tour de France's green jersey the last three years but the Slovak insists he is happy to play a support role for Alberto Contador.

Cancellara aims for TDF swansong

2015-07-02 12:36

Fabian Cancellara has dmitted y that this could be his last Tour de France and he aims to go out with a bang.


Minnaar makes history in Switzerland

2015-07-04 22:19

Greg Minnaar has become the most successful World Cup downhill mountain biker ever after winning in Switzerland on Saturday.

Dennis wins 1st stage of TDF

2015-07-04 17:51

Australian rider Rohan Dennis won the first stage of the Tour de France with record pace on Saturday.

Astana controversy mars TDF start

2015-07-04 11:59

A doping-related scandal involving the tainted Astana team has marred the start of the Grand Boucle in Utrecht.

Astana rider Boom facing TDF exit

2015-07-04 08:38

Vincenzo Nibali's Astana team-mate Lars Boom is facing a Tour de France exit for a low cortisol level.

Le Tour de-void of Americans

2015-07-03 13:26

Just three riders from USA are scheduled to start Tour de France, the fewest participants in nearly two decades.

Cancellara faces tough challenge

2015-07-03 08:39

Veteran Fabian Cancellara will have his work cut out if he is to begin his 10th TDF in yellow following Saturday's 13.8km timetrial.

Contador has the edge - Yates

2015-07-03 08:20

Sean Yates feels his protege Alberto Contador has the required experience to prevail in a demanding race this year.

Lance's girlfriend must testify: Judge

2015-07-03 05:00

An American judge has ordered Lance Armstrong;s girlfriend, Anna Hansen, to give a sworn statement about what she may know of his drug use.

Dutch cops call off TDF disruption

2015-07-02 15:23

Dutch police have called off their plans to disrupt the second stage of the Tour de France in the Netherlands on Sunday.

Italian cyclist fails EPO test

2015-07-01 13:10

The International Cycling Union says Italian rider Davide Appollonio has tested positive for the endurance-boosting hormone EPO.

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