French hope Bardet says no to 2020 Tour de France

2019-11-13 15:40

French hope Romain Bardet confirmed that he would miss the 2020 Tour de France, focusing instead on the Giro d'Italia, the Tokyo Olympics and the World Championships.

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.

Sky can 'control race' as Bardet plays down yellow jersey hopes

2018-07-16 22:43

Former runner-up Romain Bardet has played down his Tour de France hopes ahead of a crucial three-day block of climbing in the French Alps.

Froome test bad for cycling says rival Bardet

2017-12-17 13:38

France's top cyclist Romain Bardet says that Chris Froome's adverse drugs test at the Vuelta a Espana had damaged the credibility of the sport.

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.

Last chance for Bardet on brutal Izoard climb

2017-07-20 11:25

Great French hope Romain Bardet faces a TDF moment of truth in the Alps on Thursday in his bid to become the first home winner since 1985.

Bardet denies team missed chance to distance Froome

2017-07-17 09:38

Romain Bardet insisted he was happy with his team despite missing an opportunity to put Tour de France leader Chris Froome in serious difficulty on Sunday.

Bardet primed for psychological and tactical warfare

2017-07-10 17:58

Romain Bardet is ready for a psychological and tactical battle to try to dethrone Chris Froome at the Tour de France.


Top French cyclist ends season early to rest

2019-08-16 14:48

Romain Bardet, who took the king of the mountains title in this year's Tour de France, said he was ending the season early to "recuperate".

Gallopin pulls out, adds to Bardet's Tour woes

2018-07-19 15:27

The Tour de France hopes of Frenchman Romain Bardet suffered another setback after team-mate Tony Gallopin pulled out during the 12th stage.

Froome debacle makes sport 'a laughing stock'

2018-01-16 19:16

Leading French rider Romain Bardet has called cycling "a laughing stock" for failing to announce any sanctions against Chris Froome.

'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.

French will fight for Tour for years to come - Bardet

2017-07-20 20:20

Romain Bardet believes French cycling is in a strong place and has several young riders who can challenge for Tour de France glory for years to come.

Bardet hits out at Froome boo-boys

2017-07-17 14:00

Romain Bardet has hit out at French fans from his home region who jeered Tour de France leader Chris Froome.

Bardet and Aru strike Froome Tour blow

2017-07-13 17:30

Romain Bardet and Fabio Aru blew the Tour de France yellow jersey race wide open as Chris Froome showed his first signs of weakness.

Bardet guarded about Tour 'dream'

2017-06-30 15:48

Romain Bardet was quick to dampen the burgeoning enthusiasm about his Tour de France chances.

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