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#Tour de France

# tour-de-france - Friday 1 July, 2022

Lampaert wins Tour de France opener in Copenhagen rain
# TDF
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# TDF

Lampaert wins Tour de France opener in Copenhagen rain

Fri 6:48 PM 2,600 Views 5 Comments

The Belgian will wear the overall leader’s jersey tomorrow.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Danish police raid hotel of Tour de France team Bahrain-Victorious
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Danish police raid hotel of Tour de France team Bahrain-Victorious

Thu 2:56 PM 5,592 Views 0 Comments

The police reportedly found nothing suspicious in their two-hour search.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Four-time champion Chris Froome to ride at Tour de France
# In The Mix
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# In The Mix

Four-time champion Chris Froome to ride at Tour de France

Jun 22nd 2022, 9:44 PM 5,090 Views 8 Comments

The 37-year-old has struggled for form since suffering career-threatening injuries in June 2019.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives
# IN COURT
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# IN COURT

Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives

Oct 14th 2021, 12:29 PM 29,782 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old French woman, who went into hiding for four days after the incident, has told prosecutors of being ashamed at her ‘stupidity’.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Dan Martin announces retirement from professional cycling at the end of the season
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Dan Martin announces retirement from professional cycling at the end of the season

Sep 4th 2021, 8:57 AM 6,598 Views 7 Comments

“I feel that the time is right to move on as I want to achieve so many other things in life,” said Martin.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Tadej Pogacar wins second successive Tour de France
# Back-to-back
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# Back-to-back

Tadej Pogacar wins second successive Tour de France

Jul 18th 2021, 6:44 PM 4,413 Views 4 Comments

Jumbo’s Belgian rider Van Aert stormed past Briton Mark Cavendish to take the 21st stage.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Pogacar effectively seals second straight Tour de France title
# And It Was All Yellow
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# And It Was All Yellow

Pogacar effectively seals second straight Tour de France title

Jul 17th 2021, 5:38 PM 4,270 Views 2 Comments

Wout van Aert won Saturday’s time trial as the peloton heads for the Champs-Elysees on Sunday.

# tour-de-france - Friday 16 July, 2021

Matej Mohoric solos to victory as Mark Cavendish is left to wait for more history
# Flat Stage
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# Flat Stage

Matej Mohoric solos to victory as Mark Cavendish is left to wait for more history

Jul 16th 2021, 6:08 PM 2,252 Views 0 Comments

The Slovenian gave Bahrain Victorious their third win of the race just two days after their team hotel was searched by police as part of an anti-doping investigation.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Tadej Pogacar dominates in the mountains to close on Tour de France victory
# Tour De Force
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# Tour De Force

Tadej Pogacar dominates in the mountains to close on Tour de France victory

Jul 15th 2021, 5:39 PM 2,550 Views 1 Comment

The defending champion claimed his second consecutive stage win on summit finishes by racing clear up Luz Ardiden.

# tour-de-france - 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 2,208 Views 0 Comments

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

# tour-de-france - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes 8th as American Sepp Kuss wins stage 15
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes 8th as American Sepp Kuss wins stage 15

Jul 11th 2021, 6:19 PM 2,627 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Tadej Pogacar retains the overall Tour de France lead.

# tour-de-france - 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 1,958 Views 0 Comments

Tadej Pogacar hangs onto the yellow jersey.

# tour-de-france - Friday 9 July, 2021

Cavendish equals all-time record with another Tour de France stage victory
# Who's Eddy?
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# Who's Eddy?

Cavendish equals all-time record with another Tour de France stage victory

Jul 9th 2021, 4:58 PM 3,630 Views 4 Comments

Today’s win at Carcassonne was the British sprinter’s fourth so far in the 2021 edition of the race.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Nils Politt breaks away to win Tour de France stage 12
# The Big Breakaway
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# The Big Breakaway

Nils Politt breaks away to win Tour de France stage 12

Jul 8th 2021, 5:15 PM 2,509 Views 0 Comments

Tadej Pogacar retained his five-minute lead over his yellow jersey rivals.

Seven-time green jersey winner Sagan pulls out of Tour de France
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Seven-time green jersey winner Sagan pulls out of Tour de France

Jul 8th 2021, 2:15 PM 4,046 Views 3 Comments

‘It’s a tough decision but an easy decision’, said Sagan.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Cavendish wins Tour de France stage 10, needs one more to equal Merckx record
# Manx Missle
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# Manx Missle

Cavendish wins Tour de France stage 10, needs one more to equal Merckx record

Jul 6th 2021, 4:52 PM 4,452 Views 7 Comments

Cavendish keeps a firm grip on the green jersey.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Australia's O'Connor climbs into Tour de France picture with Alpine win
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Australia's O'Connor climbs into Tour de France picture with Alpine win

Jul 4th 2021, 5:35 PM 3,564 Views 1 Comment

Tadej Pogacar strengthened his grip on the yellow jersey on the final climb to Tignes.

2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic drops out of Tour de France
# Rough Ride
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# Rough Ride

2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic drops out of Tour de France

Jul 4th 2021, 9:43 AM 4,323 Views 1 Comment

‘It doesn’t make sense to continue,’ Roglic said ahead of Sunday’s ninth stage.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Champion Pogacar seizes lead as Tour enters Alps
# Pog Form
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# Pog Form

Champion Pogacar seizes lead as Tour enters Alps

Jul 3rd 2021, 4:54 PM 3,761 Views 5 Comments

Today’s Alpine stage was won by Belgian Dylan Teuns.

# tour-de-france - 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 3,202 Views 0 Comments

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

# tour-de-france - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Cavendish storms to second Tour stage win in three days
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Cavendish storms to second Tour stage win in three days

Jul 1st 2021, 4:51 PM 3,296 Views 2 Comments

The British cyclist is closing in on Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 stage victories.

'We'd like to calm things down' - Tour de France withdraws complaint against spectator who caused pileup
# Reprieve
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# Reprieve

'We'd like to calm things down' - Tour de France withdraws complaint against spectator who caused pileup

Jul 1st 2021, 3:13 PM 4,387 Views 2 Comments

Race director Christian Prudhomme stressed that ‘the incident has been blown out of all proportion’.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Pogacar storms time-trial as Van der Poel clings to Tour de France lead
# Stage FIve
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# Stage FIve

Pogacar storms time-trial as Van der Poel clings to Tour de France lead

Jun 30th 2021, 5:03 PM 2,057 Views 0 Comments

Pogacar described the stage as critical to his chances of defending the title he won in 2020.

Woman arrested as French police investigate Tour de France crash
# Crash
# Crash

Woman arrested as French police investigate Tour de France crash

Jun 30th 2021, 4:17 PM 37,072 Views 16 Comments

Live television images showed the woman holding a sign, standing on the side of the road in the path of the peloton.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Cavendish wins first Tour de France stage in five years
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Cavendish wins first Tour de France stage in five years

Jun 29th 2021, 5:30 PM 3,248 Views 2 Comments

It was his 31st stage win on the world’s greatest bike race.

# tour-de-france - Monday 28 June, 2021

Tim Merlier claims victory on another drama-filled Tour de France stage
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Tim Merlier claims victory on another drama-filled Tour de France stage

Jun 28th 2021, 5:47 PM 3,734 Views 4 Comments

Geraint Thomas dislocated a shoulder and 2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic losing valuable time.

Geraint Thomas dislocates shoulder in Tour de France fall
# Injury
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# Injury

Geraint Thomas dislocates shoulder in Tour de France fall

Jun 28th 2021, 2:38 PM 4,988 Views 1 Comment

Today was the third stage of the Tour De France.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Dutch rider Van der Poel claims yellow jersey after stage 2 win at Tour de France
# In The Lead
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# In The Lead

Dutch rider Van der Poel claims yellow jersey after stage 2 win at Tour de France

Jun 27th 2021, 8:23 PM 2,624 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old is the grandson of late French cycling icon Raymond Poulidor.

French police launch investigation into giant Tour de France crash culprit
# Probe
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# Probe

French police launch investigation into giant Tour de France crash culprit

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 4:24 PM 82,192 Views 44 Comments

A pile-up occurred after a spectator leaned into the path of the speeding peloton while holding up a sign.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Spectator who caused giant Tour de France crash to be sued by organisers
# Eejit
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# Eejit

Spectator who caused giant Tour de France crash to be sued by organisers

Jun 26th 2021, 7:48 PM 39,747 Views 25 Comments

According to regional newspaper Ouest France the woman fled the scene and has yet to be found.

Spectator causes mass fall at Tour de France
# Timpiste
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# Timpiste

Spectator causes mass fall at Tour de France

Jun 26th 2021, 3:54 PM 15,473 Views 4 Comments

A fan brandishing a sign brought down German rider Tony Martin.

# tour-de-france - Friday 25 June, 2021

Dan Martin aiming to deliver maiden Tour stage win for Israel Start-Up Nation
# Dan The Man
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# Dan The Man

Dan Martin aiming to deliver maiden Tour stage win for Israel Start-Up Nation

Jun 25th 2021, 1:58 PM 2,029 Views 4 Comments

The Irishman has two Tour de France stage wins with other teams.

# tour-de-france - Monday 21 June, 2021

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury

Updated Jun 21st 2021, 3:08 PM 14,113 Views 9 Comments

The Irish rider won’t be able defend the green jersey he won last year.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Dan Martin's Tour de France place confirmed
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Dan Martin's Tour de France place confirmed

Jun 17th 2021, 2:09 PM 3,761 Views 9 Comments

The Irish rider won the Mur de Bretagne stage of the Tour in 2018.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019
# Back In The Saddle
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# Back In The Saddle

Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019

Jun 15th 2021, 3:14 PM 3,079 Views 2 Comments

The four-time champion has been selected by cycling team Israel Start-Up Nation to race the 2021 tour.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Irish film recreates the 'monster' 1998 Tour de France stage in Ireland
# The Racer
# The Racer

Irish film recreates the 'monster' 1998 Tour de France stage in Ireland

Dec 12th 2020, 10:30 AM 27,933 Views 8 Comments

We spoke to its director, Keiron J Walsh.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta

Oct 29th 2020, 4:29 PM 71,218 Views 16 Comments

The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

'I have nothing to hide' - Tour de France team leader denies doping after hotel room search
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

'I have nothing to hide' - Tour de France team leader denies doping after hotel room search

Sep 23rd 2020, 12:00 PM 41,519 Views 18 Comments

French police are investigating the Arkea-Samsic team of former Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana winner Nairo Quintana.

# tour-de-france - Monday 21 September, 2020

Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe
# Le Tour
From The42
# Le Tour

Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe

Sep 21st 2020, 7:55 PM 11,841 Views 22 Comments

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

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph
# Family Pride
From The42
# Family Pride

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

Sep 21st 2020, 11:30 AM 28,777 Views 3 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.

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