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#Le Tour

# le-tour - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Defending champion Pogacar wins stage 17 of Le Tour but overall leader Vingegaard holds firm
# Pyrenees
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# Pyrenees

Defending champion Pogacar wins stage 17 of Le Tour but overall leader Vingegaard holds firm

Jul 20th 2022, 5:27 PM 2,896 Views 0 Comments

Slovenian rider Pogacar now trails the Dane by two minutes and 18 seconds.

# le-tour - Friday 15 July, 2022

Danish double as Pedersen and Vingegaard turn up Tour de France heat
# Stage 13
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# Stage 13

Danish double as Pedersen and Vingegaard turn up Tour de France heat

Jul 15th 2022, 7:07 PM 2,739 Views 0 Comments

Pederson became the third Dane to win a stage on this year’s Tour.

# le-tour - Thursday 14 July, 2022

British rookie Pidcock wins Alpe d'Huez stage as Vingegaard stays in yellow
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

British rookie Pidcock wins Alpe d'Huez stage as Vingegaard stays in yellow

Jul 14th 2022, 6:24 PM 3,214 Views 2 Comments

GC leader Vingegaard held off a blistering Bastille Day attack from rival Tadej Pogacar.

# le-tour - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Nielsen wins Tour de France stage 10, Pogacar retains lead
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Nielsen wins Tour de France stage 10, Pogacar retains lead

Jul 12th 2022, 5:26 PM 2,505 Views 1 Comment

The Dane triumphed after a nail-biting cat-and-mouse struggle up the final section of the culminating 20km climb.

# le-tour - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Defending champion Pogacar takes Tour de France lead with stage six win
# It Was All Yellow
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# It Was All Yellow

Defending champion Pogacar takes Tour de France lead with stage six win

Jul 7th 2022, 4:39 PM 2,340 Views 1 Comment

Tadej Pogacar of the UAE Emirates team launched a blistering attack on a late climb to triumph.

# le-tour - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Australia's Clarke wins Tour de France stage five from Lille to Arenberg
# Photo Finish
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# Photo Finish

Australia's Clarke wins Tour de France stage five from Lille to Arenberg

Jul 6th 2022, 5:13 PM 2,194 Views 2 Comments

Belgian Wout van Aert retained his overall leader’s yellow jersey despite a nasty fall.

# le-tour - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Van Aert wins Tour de France stage four to extend overall lead
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Van Aert wins Tour de France stage four to extend overall lead

Jul 5th 2022, 5:02 PM 2,233 Views 1 Comment

The Belgian made a late solo break to triumph today.

# le-tour - Thursday 26 August, 2021

'France will remain a faithful friend': Macron meets President Higgins on first official visit
# Le Tour
# Le Tour

'France will remain a faithful friend': Macron meets President Higgins on first official visit

Updated Aug 26th 2021, 12:00 PM 39,085 Views 55 Comments

The visit is part of the French President’s pledge to travel to the capitals of all 27 EU states.

# le-tour - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Pogacar extends Tour de France lead, Martin moves up to 50th in general classification
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Pogacar extends Tour de France lead, Martin moves up to 50th in general classification

Jul 14th 2021, 5:28 PM 2,217 Views 0 Comments

Pogacar was followed over the line by Jonas Vingegaard and Richard Carapaz on stage 17.

# le-tour - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Mollema wins Tour de France stage in Pyrenean foot-hills
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Mollema wins Tour de France stage in Pyrenean foot-hills

Jul 10th 2021, 4:50 PM 1,965 Views 0 Comments

Tadej Pogacar hangs onto the yellow jersey.

# le-tour - Friday 2 July, 2021

Mohoric wins pulsating Tour de France stage as Roglic routed
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Mohoric wins pulsating Tour de France stage as Roglic routed

Jul 2nd 2021, 4:27 PM 3,212 Views 0 Comments

Mathieu van der Poel kept his hold on the yellow jersey.

# le-tour - Monday 21 September, 2020

Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe

Sep 21st 2020, 7:55 PM 11,848 Views 22 Comments

An investigation is underway into a “small part” of the Arkea-Samsic team.

# le-tour - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage

Sep 15th 2020, 5:36 PM 10,797 Views 5 Comments

German rider Lennard Kamna won the Tour de France’s medium mountain stage today.

# le-tour - Friday 11 September, 2020

Roglic tightens grip on Tour as Martinez wins mountain struggle
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Roglic tightens grip on Tour as Martinez wins mountain struggle

Sep 11th 2020, 4:46 PM 7,366 Views 6 Comments

The focus will be back on Sam Bennett tomorrow.

# le-tour - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Bennett maintains healthy lead in green jersey, Roche takes top-10 finish in stage 12
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Bennett maintains healthy lead in green jersey, Roche takes top-10 finish in stage 12

Sep 10th 2020, 4:58 PM 9,216 Views 4 Comments

Peter Sagan clawed back two points but still trails the Carrick-on-Suir native by 66 in the sprint standings.

# le-tour - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle
# Heating Up
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# Heating Up

Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle

Sep 5th 2020, 6:15 PM 10,670 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett and Nicolas Roche are flying the Irish flag.

# le-tour - Friday 4 September, 2020

Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage
# Millau To Lavaur
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# Millau To Lavaur

Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage

Sep 4th 2020, 4:56 PM 6,449 Views 6 Comments

The Irish rider finished a tough day empty handed.

# le-tour - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour
# Irish Interest
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# Irish Interest

Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour

Sep 3rd 2020, 5:14 PM 9,047 Views 14 Comments

Kazakhstan’s Alexey Lutsenko won the first Tour de France stage of his career, while Adam Yates remains in the yellow jersey.

# le-tour - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France

Sep 2nd 2020, 4:59 PM 39,138 Views 39 Comments

The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.

# le-tour - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Tour de France set to be postponed, cycling faces 'economic meltdown' if cancelled outright
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Tour de France set to be postponed, cycling faces 'economic meltdown' if cancelled outright

Apr 14th 2020, 9:00 AM 4,287 Views 13 Comments

France has announced the suspension of all mass public gatherings until mid-July to curb the spread of Covid-19.

# le-tour - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Tour de France may go ahead without spectators as decision yet to be made
# Exploring All Options
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# Exploring All Options

Tour de France may go ahead without spectators as decision yet to be made

Mar 26th 2020, 7:09 PM 3,468 Views 5 Comments

‘Everything is imaginable,’ the French sports minister said of Le Tour.

# le-tour - Friday 19 July, 2019

Home hero Alaphilippe stuns Thomas in Tour time-trial and extends overall lead
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Home hero Alaphilippe stuns Thomas in Tour time-trial and extends overall lead

Jul 19th 2019, 9:40 PM 5,207 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin finished 33rd today and slipped to 11th in the general rankings while Nicolas Roche was 115th.

# le-tour - Thursday 18 July, 2019

England's Yates wins three-man dash to seal stage 12 success as Ireland duo power on
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

England's Yates wins three-man dash to seal stage 12 success as Ireland duo power on

Jul 18th 2019, 5:27 PM 5,742 Views 4 Comments

Nicolas Roche finished 15th today, while Dan Martin remains ninth overall at the Tour de France.

# le-tour - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Viviani's need for speed too much for Tour rivals in Nancy
# Stage Four
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# Stage Four

Viviani's need for speed too much for Tour rivals in Nancy

Jul 9th 2019, 6:20 PM 2,999 Views 1 Comment

The Italian won today’s stage, while home favourite Julian Alaphilippe remains the overall leader.

# le-tour - Monday 8 July, 2019

French break open champagne as home favourite bags stage and Tour lead
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

French break open champagne as home favourite bags stage and Tour lead

Jul 8th 2019, 6:38 PM 3,990 Views 12 Comments

Julian Alaphilippe produced a magnificent show of power in stage three on Monday.

# le-tour - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Wales celebrates as Geraint Thomas secures Tour de France victory on penultimate stage
# Yellow Jersey
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# Yellow Jersey

Wales celebrates as Geraint Thomas secures Tour de France victory on penultimate stage

Jul 28th 2018, 5:06 PM 8,796 Views 20 Comments

Tom Dumoulin won today’s time trial stage in the Basque country, but Thomas claimed third and Le Tour victory.

# le-tour - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Dan Martin takes second place as Geraint Thomas keeps Tour yellow
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Dan Martin takes second place as Geraint Thomas keeps Tour yellow

Jul 25th 2018, 5:10 PM 8,908 Views 10 Comments

Nairo Quintana took victory on the 17th stage.

# le-tour - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Police use 'tear gas' on Tour de France protesters who blocked route with bales of hay
# Chaos
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# Chaos

Police use 'tear gas' on Tour de France protesters who blocked route with bales of hay

Jul 24th 2018, 12:15 PM 28,409 Views 16 Comments

Some riders were affected and the 16th stage had to be temporarily stopped.

# le-tour - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Debutant Cort Nielsen dominates three-man sprint as Dane claims first ever Tour stage win
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Debutant Cort Nielsen dominates three-man sprint as Dane claims first ever Tour stage win

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:26 PM 3,179 Views 1 Comment

Geraint Thomas went into the Tour de France’s second rest day with his lead intact after watching Magnus Cort Nielsen win Stage 15.

# le-tour - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Dan Martin suffers frustrating puncture while Fraile claims first ever Tour de France stage win
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Dan Martin suffers frustrating puncture while Fraile claims first ever Tour de France stage win

Jul 21st 2018, 5:24 PM 7,920 Views 5 Comments

Omar Fraile stayed strong to claim the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday.

# le-tour - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dan Martin notches new record on way up Le Tour standings
# Mountain Pass
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# Mountain Pass

Dan Martin notches new record on way up Le Tour standings

Jul 17th 2018, 8:01 PM 17,532 Views 11 Comments

The Irish rider pushed his way into the GC top 20, but there was no change at the top with Van Avermaet keeping hold of the yellow jersey.

# le-tour - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Dan Martin suffers crash as Dutch ace Groenewegen makes it back-to-back stage wins
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Dan Martin suffers crash as Dutch ace Groenewegen makes it back-to-back stage wins

Jul 14th 2018, 7:07 PM 8,793 Views 13 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin suffered a worrying crash during stage eight, while Groenewegen sprinted to back-to-back stage wins.

# le-tour - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Dan's the man! Martin claims stunning Tour de France stage victory
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Dan's the man! Martin claims stunning Tour de France stage victory

Jul 12th 2018, 4:59 PM 33,501 Views 49 Comments

The 31-year-old won the 181km stage after making a late, uphill break.

# le-tour - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Froome's Tour off to a shaky start as Team Sky rider suffers dramatic crash
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Froome's Tour off to a shaky start as Team Sky rider suffers dramatic crash

Jul 7th 2018, 3:20 PM 5,693 Views 14 Comments

The 2018 Tour got underway today.

# le-tour - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Chris Froome booed and whistled at Team Sky's Tour de France presentation
# Frosty Reception
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# Frosty Reception

Chris Froome booed and whistled at Team Sky's Tour de France presentation

Jul 5th 2018, 9:07 PM 26,378 Views 40 Comments

Spectators in attendance at a Tour de France presentation did not give the defending champion a warm welcome.

# le-tour - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

World cycling chief urges public to ensure Froome has a 'safe' Tour de France
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

World cycling chief urges public to ensure Froome has a 'safe' Tour de France

Jul 4th 2018, 11:39 AM 4,249 Views 8 Comments

The build-up to this year’s race has been dominated by doping suspicions surrounding the British rider.

# le-tour - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Chris Froome banned by Tour de France organisers - report
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Chris Froome banned by Tour de France organisers - report

Jul 1st 2018, 11:56 AM 14,444 Views 27 Comments

Le Monde reports the four-time champion has been blocked from competing in this year’s race, which starts on Saturday.

# le-tour - Friday 28 July, 2017

Dan Martin reveals that he rode most of the Tour de France with a fractured back
# Tourin' Breaks
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# Tourin' Breaks

Dan Martin reveals that he rode most of the Tour de France with a fractured back

Jul 28th 2017, 8:44 AM 21,219 Views 31 Comments

Martin recorded Ireland’s best finish at the race since his uncle Stephen Roche won in 1987.

# le-tour - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Dan Martin's podium hopes fade after brave challenge on final mountain stage
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Dan Martin's podium hopes fade after brave challenge on final mountain stage

Jul 20th 2017, 4:58 PM 5,881 Views 16 Comments

Chris Froome closes in on his fourth yellow jersey with strong ride up Coz d’Izoard.

# le-tour - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Crosswinds cause havoc as Dan Martin's yellow jersey chances blown off course
# Stage 16
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# Stage 16

Crosswinds cause havoc as Dan Martin's yellow jersey chances blown off course

Jul 18th 2017, 6:32 PM 7,296 Views 7 Comments

The Quick-Step rider has lost valuable time on the leaders after dropping back into seventh place.

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