ARTICLES RELATING TO TDF 2017

Quintana climbs to TDF stage win as Thomas keeps yellow

2018-07-26 10:30

Geraint Thomas moved a step closer to claiming his first yellow jersey after the 17th stage of the Tour de France won by Nairo Quintana.

Top 10 TDF finish for SA’s Louis Meintjes

2017-07-24 11:30

Louis Meintjes was top of the pile for South Africa as the Tour de France ended in Paris on Sunday.

No budget cap thanks, says Froome

2017-07-24 08:46

Chris Froome wrapped up a fourth Tour de France success as his Sky team dominated the three-week race once again.

Fabulous Froome wins fourth Tour de France title

2017-07-23 19:36

Briton Chris Froome secured his fourth Tour de France title at the end of the 21st and final stage won by Dylan Groenewegen in the streets of Paris.

Froome rivals should work on time trial skills - LeMond

2017-07-22 21:27

Chris Froome's rivals would be well advised to work on their time trialling abilities if they want to win the Tour de France, says three-time champion Greg LeMond.

'Tired' Bardet relieved to hold onto podium place

2017-07-22 20:06

Romain Bardet revealed he'd been suffering from "fragile" health as he fought bravely to hold onto a podium finish at the Tour de France on Saturday.

Froome on brink of 4th Tour de France crown

2017-07-22 19:00

Chris Froome all but secured a fourth Tour de France title by finishing third in Saturday's 20th stage time-trial in Marseille as Maciej Bodnar took the stage victory.

It's my Tour to lose - Froome

2017-07-21 23:03

Chris Froome said he could only lose the Tour de France now on the eve of the decisive time-trial in Marseille.

Boasson Hagen wins TDF Stage 19

2017-07-21 22:16

Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen took a short-cut to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France as Chris Froome edged closer to overall victory.

Carry on kissing? Vuelta looks for lip service

2017-07-21 07:21

Vuelta e Espana chiefs will set-up "a committee of experts" to rule on whether or not it is sexist or even appropriate for podium girls to carry on kissing the winners.

 

Former Tour winner Van Impe suffers heart attack

2017-07-24 22:44

Lucien Van Impe, the 1976 Tour de France winner, is in hospital recovering from a heart attack.

Vindicated Froome heading for Tour yellow record

2017-07-24 09:59

When Chris Froome rolled over the line on the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday to win his fourth Tour de France he took another step closer to greatness.

Family guy Froome sets sights on fifth Tour triumph

2017-07-24 07:19

Chris Froome set his sights on a fifth TDF in 2018 which would move him alongside legends Eddy Merckx, Jacques Anquetil, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain as a five-time winner.

Froome rides closer to history

2017-07-23 11:09

Chris Froome will close on the Tour de France's greatest champions when he rides into Paris to clinch his fourth victory in cycling's most prestigious race.

Uran continues Colombian Tour tradition

2017-07-22 21:17

Rigoberto Uran said his second place behind Chris Froome at the Tour de France had confirmed Colombia's status as a great cycling nation.

Froome honoured to be mentioned alongside Tour greats

2017-07-22 20:06

Chris Froome said it was an "honour" to be mentioned in the same breath as five-time Tour de France winners Eddy Merckx and Miguel Indurain.

Bardet holds hope of a nation at Tour

2017-07-22 11:24

There is hope! Frenchman Romain Bardet will tackle a 22.5km time-trial around Marseille on Saturday with the aspirations of an entire country on his shoulders.

Matthews admits sleeping in green jersey

2017-07-21 22:57

Michael Matthews was so happy to be holding the sprinters' green jersey at the Tour de France that he even slept in at.

Fourth yellow jersey in touching distance for Froome

2017-07-21 11:22

Chris Froome will tackle the home straight on Friday in his bid for a fourth Tour de France title.

Froome says 'no regrets' over missing Tour stage win

2017-07-20 22:12

Chris Froome may be sitting pretty in yellow and on the brink of winning a fourth Tour de France, but he remains frustrated by his inability to taste a stage victory this year.

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