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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# TDF

Last year
2022
# Grand Plans
Irish intentions - Agreement on joint North-South bid to host opening Tour de France stages
The 1998 Tour de France began in Dublin.
# Le Tour
Nielsen wins Tour de France stage 10, Pogacar retains lead
The Dane triumphed after a nail-biting cat-and-mouse struggle up the final section of the culminating 20km climb.
# it was all yellow
Defending champion Pogacar takes Tour de France lead with stage six win
Tadej Pogacar of the UAE Emirates team launched a blistering attack on a late climb to triumph.
# Photo finish
Australia's Clarke wins Tour de France stage five from Lille to Arenberg
Belgian Wout van Aert retained his overall leader’s yellow jersey despite a nasty fall.
# TDF
Lampaert wins Tour de France opener in Copenhagen rain
The Belgian will wear the overall leader’s jersey tomorrow.
All time
# Le Tour
Mollema wins Tour de France stage in Pyrenean foot-hills
Tadej Pogacar hangs onto the yellow jersey.
# manx missle
Cavendish wins Tour de France stage 10, needs one more to equal Merckx record
Cavendish keeps a firm grip on the green jersey.
# no home comforts
Alaphilippe emerges from crash carnage with Tour de France lead
The Frenchman dusted himself off from a fall to claim the first yellow jersey.
# Timpiste
Spectator causes mass fall at Tour de France
A fan brandishing a sign brought down German rider Tony Martin.
# Le Tour
Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe
An investigation is underway into a “small part” of the Arkea-Samsic team.
# Le Tour
Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage
German rider Lennard Kamna won the Tour de France’s medium mountain stage today.
# welling up
'Sorry, I don't mean to be a cry baby' - Bennett's emotional interview after Tour de France stage win
There were teary eyes as the Irish rider got to grips with his historic achievement.
# heating up
Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle
Sam Bennett and Nicolas Roche are flying the Irish flag.
# Maillot jaune
Emotional Alaphilippe dedicates TDF stage win to his father's memory
Alaphilippe is making France dream of a home winner of Le Tour.
# grand depart
Kristoff sees off Sagan and Bennett in opening stage of Le Tour
Bennett came home fourth despite an early fall.
# Le Tour
Tour de France set to be postponed, cycling faces 'economic meltdown' if cancelled outright
France has announced the suspension of all mass public gatherings until mid-July to curb the spread of Covid-19.
# TDF
Pinot conquers Tourmalet as Thomas loses time
It was a hard day at the office for Dan Martin.
# TDF
Aussie rookie Ewan wins Tour bunch sprint in Toulouse
Julian Alaphilippe kept the overall lead while Dan Martin came home in 20th today.
# TDF
Debutant Van Aert claims maiden Tour win as leader Alaphilippe sees rivals suffer
Ireland’s Dan Martin put down a good day, while Nicolas Roche was also flying the flag.
# TDF
Ireland's Nico Roche gets another shot at Tour de France success
The 34-year-old is selected by Team Sunweb for next month’s Tour.
# MAKE PARTY
Sagan wins Tour's 13th stage, Thomas still in yellow
Dan Martin is up to 13th in the overall classification meanwhile.
# TDF
Thomas triumphs in yellow, but booed on Alpe d'Huez
Dan Martin came home in 12th on a dramtic day in the high mountains.
# TDF
Sky's Geraint Thomas soars to 11th stage and into Tour's yellow jersey
Dan Martin came home sixth.
# TDF
Froome all but home and hosed for fourth title while Martin records best-ever Tour finish
Maciej Bodnar won stage 20 today.
# Tour de France
Dan Martin's podium hopes fade after brave challenge on final mountain stage
Chris Froome closes in on his fourth yellow jersey with strong ride up Coz d’Izoard.
# Galibier
Dan Martin's attacks snuffed out as Froome stretches yellow jersey lead in the mountains
Primoz Roglic won Wednesday’s stage, as Fabio Aru gave up crucial ground in the GC race.
# TDF
This is what 16 gruelling stages of the Tour de France will do to your legs
Get yourself to that spinning class.
# TDF
Lucky 13! Marcel Kittel sprints to another stage victory at the Tour de France
Dan Martin finishes in main bunch to hold on to sixth place overall.
# Le Tour
Roche finishes fourth as Calmejane fights off cramp to win his maiden stage
Dan Martin finished 13th, and remains fourth overall in the race for the yellow jersey.
# TDF
Dan Martin battles to fourth place as Peter Sagan wins Tour de France 2nd stage, takes overall lead
Sam Bennett had a painful day in the saddle but made sure he finished.
# TDF
Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner
There’s no Coco-pops here.
# TDF
Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier
The authorities were still searching for the driver after the incident.
# abandonné
One of Ireland's three Tour de France participants dropped out today
Sam Bennett had been Lanterne Rouge.
# unsavoury
Froome has urine thrown at his face during Tour de France stage after team-mate punched
Stephen Cummings was today’s stage winner.
# TDF
Froome forced to field questions about doping after scintillating Tour de France stage win
The Team Sky rider blew everyone else away.
# TDF
The Tour de France will start without a yellow jersey today
Despite heading the Tour de France following Tony Martin’s withdrawal, Chris Froome will not wear the yellow jersey.
# pov
GoPro is about to forever change how we watch the Tour de France
The race gets underway today.
# Baltic
Navardauskas makes history with Lithuania's first stage win at TDF
Nibali is still cruising to victory in the general classification.
# Vicious cycle
Wiggins set to quit 'cut-throat' road cycling
The former Tour champ says the track game is less political and he’s aiming for Rio gold.
# TDF
Cyclist and soigneur clash after crash, spectator moons riders
There was far more to today’s Tour de France stage than just cycling.