ARTICLES RELATING TO TOUR DE FRANCE

Tour de France increases summit bonus seconds

2019-04-18 17:51

Attacking riders at the Tour de France will be further rewarded after an increase in valuable bonus seconds for being the first to crest key summits.

Forces gathering for Bardet to end France's Tour title drought

2019-01-22 21:43

France's top cyclist Romain Bardet believes the stars can align in 2019 for him to become the first home winner of the Tour de France since 1985.

Froome wants Tour win for Sky's 10th birthday gift

2018-10-25 17:23

Chris Froome was coy over whether he or Geraint Thomas would lead Sky at the 2019 Tour de France, but said it would make a great 10th birthday gift for the British team.

Another sprint win for Sagan as Thomas still in yellow

2018-07-20 17:47

Slovakian Peter Sagan, of the Bora team, claimed his third win of the 105th Tour de France after sprinting to victory on the 13th stage.

Richie Porte crashes out of Tour de France

2018-07-15 13:38

Australian cyclist Richie Porte has pulled out of the Tour de France after falling heavily on a shoulder early in stage nine from Arras to Roubaix.

Sagan's 'special day' in front of family

2018-07-08 19:12

World champion Peter Sagan said he had three reasons to be cheerful as he won stage two and took the overall lead at the Tour de France.

I am very pleased UCI has exonerated me - Froome

2018-07-02 13:53

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome expressed his delight at being cleared by the sport's governing body.

Cycling legend urges peloton to strike over 'cheat' Froome

2018-06-20 22:29

Legendary Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault has called on riders to strike in protest at the presence of "cheat" Chris Froome.

Thomas dreams of Tour de France yellow jersey

2018-04-07 16:56

Geraint Thomas is dreaming of wearing the Tour de France yellow jersey again, although he wouldn't be drawn on whether he expects to replace Chris Froome as team leader.

SA's Meintjes named Africa's best

2018-01-02 08:12

South Africa's Louis Meintjes has been named Africa's Cyclist of the Year for 2017, becoming he first person to win the award twice.

 

TDF organisers unveil opening stages of 2020 race

2019-03-18 17:50

Sprinters and climbers will have a chance to shine at the start of next year's 2020 Tour de France.

Dumoulin confirms Giro-Tour double bid for 2019

2019-01-03 22:54

Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin will again race both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in 2019.

Nibali to meet French prosecutors over Tour de France crash

2018-10-16 12:58

Vincenzo Nibali will return to France on November 10 to speak with prosecutors over a complaint he filed after fracturing his back in this year's Tour de France.

Groenewegen joins Alps' list of casualties on TDF

2018-07-19 16:14

Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen became the latest sprint star to fall victim to the gruelling Alpine stages of the Tour de France after pulling out on stage 12.

Sagan wins Stage 5, Van Avermaet keeps TDF yellow

2018-07-11 19:44

Peter Sagan has clinched his second stage win of the Tour de France, beating Sonny Colbrelli and Alejandro Valverde in stage five.

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Froome banned by Tour de France organisers: report

2018-07-01 15:25

Tour de France organisers have blocked four-time champion Chris Froome from competing in this year's race.

Below par Pinot to miss Tour de France

2018-06-15 15:25

French cycling hope Thibaut Pinot has confirmed he will miss the Tour de France next month.

The 2020 Tour de France to start from Nice

2018-03-12 13:31

The 2020 Tour de France will start from Nice on France's Cote d'Azur, organisers announced on Monday.

Contador tips Froome for Giro-Tour double in 2018

2017-11-28 22:45

Alberto Contador believes former rival Chris Froome is ready to win a maiden Giro d'Italia title next season as well as another Tour de France.

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