2020 Tour de France: The main contenders

2019-10-15 20:37

After the unveiling of the 2020 Tour de France AFP takes a look at the chief contenders to win the 107th edition:

Who said what at 2020 Tour de France unveiling

2019-10-15 16:34

We look at a range of selected quotes from the 2020 Tour de France unveiling ceremony.

Tour de France champion Bernal given hero's welcome in Colombian home town

2019-08-07 22:06

Tour de France champion Egan Bernal was given a hero's welcome by around 10,000 people as he returned to his home town in Colombia.

President Ramaphosa congratulates Impey on TDF stage win

2019-07-15 15:10

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken to social media to congratulate Daryl Impey on his Tour de France Stage 9 victory.

Tour de France: SIX riders to watch

2019-07-04 07:15

The 2019 Tour de France embarks from Brussels on Saturday with a mountain-packed course and a more open field than in recent editions.

Astana names experienced line-up for Tour de France

2019-06-26 14:17

Astana picked proven winners to boost the chances of team leader Jakob Fuglsang for the Tour de France.

Dumoulin to miss Tour de France

2019-06-20 18:04

Former Giro d'Italia winner Tom Dumoulin will miss this year's Tour de France through injury, the Dutchman said in a statement.

Thomas prepared for tough defence of TDF crown

2019-06-04 13:25

Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown as there are so many riders capable of competing.

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.


Doubts shroud Froome's bid for a 5th Tour de France title

2019-10-15 17:36

A course made up of 29 lung-busting climbs would appear to be tailor-made for Chris Froome, but he may not even be on the start line at the 2020 Tour de France.

5 stages to look forward to at the 2020 Tour de France

2019-10-15 15:21

The 2020 Tour de France route unveiled in Paris on Tuesday set pulses racing with a host of mouth-watering stages in prospect.

Laureus Sport for Good join Team DiData at TDF

2019-07-16 14:35

Team Dimension Data has announced that as part of their celebration of Mandela Day the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation will be joining them at the Tour de France.

Was Sunday the greatest sporting day ... EVER?

2019-07-15 11:30

No other way to describe Sunday, July 14, 2019 than simply the greatest day of sporting action in history!

Tour insists it is working for a greener sponsors' caravan

2019-07-03 18:07

The Tour de France has responded to French MPs who complained about the quantity of plastic objects thrown to fans.

'Excited' Ewan will make Tour de France debut in Brussels

2019-06-25 17:44

Australian Caleb Ewan will make his Tour de France debut in the opening stage in Brussels on July 6 after being included in the Lotto Soudal team.

Froome breaks leg in high-speed crash, out of TDF

2019-06-12 15:35

Chris Froome will miss the Tour de France after being seriously injured in a training accident at the Criterium du Dauphine

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.

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