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#Tour de France

# tour-de-france - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission

Aug 27th 2020, 3:11 PM 6,045 Views 1 Comment

This year’s Tour de France gets underway in Nice on Saturday and runs until 20 September.

# tour-de-france - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France

Aug 14th 2020, 12:37 PM 5,233 Views 1 Comment

The accident on Thursday has left the 33-year-old general classification contender in a race against time to be fit.

# tour-de-france - Monday 18 May, 2020

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary

May 18th 2020, 11:32 AM 6,725 Views 24 Comments

The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Sam Bennett prepared to wait for chance to return to Tour de France
# Le Grand Delay
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# Le Grand Delay

Sam Bennett prepared to wait for chance to return to Tour de France

Apr 15th 2020, 5:36 PM 2,622 Views 2 Comments

The Irish rider has joined the powerful Deceuninck-QuickStep squad this season.

2020 Tour de France postponed and will now start in late August
# Cycling
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# Cycling

2020 Tour de France postponed and will now start in late August

Apr 15th 2020, 12:50 PM 2,296 Views 3 Comments

The tour will now take place from 29 August to 20 September.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Tour de France set to be postponed, cycling faces 'economic meltdown' if cancelled outright
# Le Tour
From The42
# 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.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Chris Froome’s recovery from horror crash 'pretty much complete'
# Getting Better
From The42
# Getting Better

Chris Froome’s recovery from horror crash 'pretty much complete'

Apr 12th 2020, 10:11 PM 5,420 Views 2 Comments

The cyclist has stepped up his training despite the coronavirus lockdown

# tour-de-france - Monday 6 April, 2020

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression

Apr 6th 2020, 12:09 PM 4,194 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is just four stage wins shy of equalling Belgian legend Eddie Mercx’s record of 34 stage victories in the Tour de France.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Tour de France may go ahead without spectators as decision yet to be made
# Exploring All Options
From The42
# 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.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Bernal seals historic Tour de France title
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Bernal seals historic Tour de France title

Jul 28th 2019, 8:39 PM 7,845 Views 11 Comments

The Team Ineos rider becomes the first Colombian to win the cycling’s greatest race.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Bernal set to become first Colombian to win Tour de France after shortened stage
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Bernal set to become first Colombian to win Tour de France after shortened stage

Jul 27th 2019, 5:15 PM 6,566 Views 15 Comments

Egan Bernal got through the last day of competitive racing unscathed on Saturday.

# tour-de-france - Friday 26 July, 2019

Penultimate stage of Tour de France curtailed due to fear of landslides
# Heavy Weather
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# Heavy Weather

Penultimate stage of Tour de France curtailed due to fear of landslides

Jul 26th 2019, 10:26 PM 8,161 Views 7 Comments

Friday’s 19th stage was dramatically abandoned due to adverse weather conditions.

Tour de France stage dramatically abandoned due to sudden hailstorm
# Stage 19
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# Stage 19

Tour de France stage dramatically abandoned due to sudden hailstorm

Updated Jul 26th 2019, 8:04 PM 54,728 Views 26 Comments

Organisers were forced to neutralise stage 19 on Friday afternoon.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Quintana wins stage 18 as Alaphilippe maintains Tour de France lead with phenomenal descent
# Riding Solo
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# Riding Solo

Quintana wins stage 18 as Alaphilippe maintains Tour de France lead with phenomenal descent

Jul 25th 2019, 4:36 PM 5,861 Views 18 Comments

GC leader Alaphilippe showcased incredible endurance over three Category 1 climbs.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Bizarre incident sees two riders thrown out of Tour de France, Thomas' hopes hit
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Bizarre incident sees two riders thrown out of Tour de France, Thomas' hopes hit

Jul 24th 2019, 8:23 PM 17,034 Views 10 Comments

Welshman Luke Rowe looked to be barged by Germany’s Tony Martin at a tense stage – and both have been expelled.

Tour delight for Trentin as title contenders prepare for Alps battle
# Plenty In The Tank
From The42
# Plenty In The Tank

Tour delight for Trentin as title contenders prepare for Alps battle

Jul 24th 2019, 5:36 PM 2,666 Views 0 Comments

The Tour de France title contenders rode a conservative race on Wednesday as they saved their legs for three crucial mountain stages.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Geraint Thomas suffers another fall as Frenchman Alaphilippe maintains Tour de France lead
# Stage 16
From The42
# Stage 16

Geraint Thomas suffers another fall as Frenchman Alaphilippe maintains Tour de France lead

Jul 23rd 2019, 6:06 PM 5,331 Views 2 Comments

Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory in brutal heat on the 16th stage of this year’s race.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Yates climbs to second stage win as Thomas reduces Alaphilippe's lead
# Tour De France
From The42
# Tour De France

Yates climbs to second stage win as Thomas reduces Alaphilippe's lead

Jul 21st 2019, 5:42 PM 5,167 Views 2 Comments

The Brit followed up his win on Thursday with another in stage 15 today.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Pinot conquers Tourmalet as Thomas loses time
# TDF
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# TDF

Pinot conquers Tourmalet as Thomas loses time

Jul 20th 2019, 4:35 PM 7,781 Views 14 Comments

It was a hard day at the office for Dan Martin.

# tour-de-france - 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.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Aussie rookie Ewan wins Tour bunch sprint in Toulouse
# TDF
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# TDF

Aussie rookie Ewan wins Tour bunch sprint in Toulouse

Jul 17th 2019, 5:43 PM 3,584 Views 0 Comments

Julian Alaphilippe kept the overall lead while Dan Martin came home in 20th today.

# tour-de-france - Monday 15 July, 2019

Debutant Van Aert claims maiden Tour win as leader Alaphilippe sees rivals suffer
# TDF
From The42
# TDF

Debutant Van Aert claims maiden Tour win as leader Alaphilippe sees rivals suffer

Jul 15th 2019, 7:48 PM 3,751 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin put down a good day, while Nicolas Roche was also flying the flag.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Nico Roche hangs on for sixth in blistering Tour de France stage
# Stage Nine
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# Stage Nine

Nico Roche hangs on for sixth in blistering Tour de France stage

Jul 14th 2019, 5:55 PM 8,791 Views 2 Comments

South African Daryl Impey stormed to victory on Bastille Day.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 13 July, 2019

France's Alaphilippe storms into Tour yellow for Bastille Day
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

France's Alaphilippe storms into Tour yellow for Bastille Day

Jul 13th 2019, 8:02 PM 4,681 Views 10 Comments

The Frenchman has retaken the overall lead in the Tour de France while Thomas De Gendt won today’s eighth stage.

# tour-de-france - Friday 12 July, 2019

Groenewegen edges Ewan in photo-finish as Ciccone retains Tour de France lead
# Dutch Delight
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# Dutch Delight

Groenewegen edges Ewan in photo-finish as Ciccone retains Tour de France lead

Jul 12th 2019, 6:45 PM 3,047 Views 6 Comments

A 53rd place finish keeps Ireland’s Dan Martin in 18th overall.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Thomas shows Tour de France title desire as Teuns earns maiden stage win
# Review
From The42
# Review

Thomas shows Tour de France title desire as Teuns earns maiden stage win

Jul 11th 2019, 8:39 PM 5,268 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, there were mixed fortunes for Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead
# Colmar Climb
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# Colmar Climb

Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead

Jul 10th 2019, 5:34 PM 2,666 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicholas Roche were also in action this afternoon.

# tour-de-france - 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.

# tour-de-france - 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.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Dutch rider Teunissen stays in yellow as Jumbo-Visma storm to Tour de France time trial victory
# On Your Bike
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# On Your Bike

Dutch rider Teunissen stays in yellow as Jumbo-Visma storm to Tour de France time trial victory

Jul 7th 2019, 6:33 PM 3,238 Views 1 Comment

Mike Teunissen maintained his overnight lead.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Dutch rider Teunissen 'dream' winner of dramatic Tour de France opening stage
# Dutch Gold
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# Dutch Gold

Dutch rider Teunissen 'dream' winner of dramatic Tour de France opening stage

Jul 6th 2019, 6:07 PM 4,948 Views 2 Comments

It took a sprint finish to settle the score on day one, with Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin flying the flag for Ireland.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Injuries catch up with Cavendish as he's dropped for Tour de France
# Cut
From The42
# Cut

Injuries catch up with Cavendish as he's dropped for Tour de France

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:16 PM 4,882 Views 13 Comments

The 34-year-old will miss the Tour for the first time since 2006.

# tour-de-france - Friday 28 June, 2019

Ireland's Nico Roche gets another shot at Tour de France success
# TDF
From The42
# TDF

Ireland's Nico Roche gets another shot at Tour de France success

Jun 28th 2019, 5:07 PM 7,586 Views 3 Comments

The 34-year-old is selected by Team Sunweb for next month’s Tour.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Thomas should be fit to defend Tour de France after avoiding serious injury
# Minor Setback
From The42
# Minor Setback

Thomas should be fit to defend Tour de France after avoiding serious injury

Jun 18th 2019, 10:36 PM 3,072 Views 3 Comments

A crash at the Tour de Suisse does not appear set to rule Geraint Thomas out of the Tour de France following scans on Tuesday.

Chris Froome set to leave intensive care
# Recovery
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# Recovery

Chris Froome set to leave intensive care

Jun 18th 2019, 7:21 PM 6,294 Views 4 Comments

The Briton fell in training last Wednesday and suffered multiple serious injuries.

Tour de France winner Thomas taken to hospital after heavy fall in Switzerland race
# Early Exit
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# Early Exit

Tour de France winner Thomas taken to hospital after heavy fall in Switzerland race

Jun 18th 2019, 5:27 PM 5,888 Views 0 Comments

The Welshman has been forced to abandon the Tour De Suisse after apparently injuring his shoulder.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 15 June, 2019

'I know how lucky I am to be here today' - Grateful Froome focused on getting back to his best
# Long Road Back
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# Long Road Back

'I know how lucky I am to be here today' - Grateful Froome focused on getting back to his best

Jun 15th 2019, 4:41 PM 12,443 Views 13 Comments

Just three days after a crash that left him requiring eight hours of surgery, Chris Froome is turning his attention to a full recovery.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Froome in intensive care after crashing at 54kmph while attempting to blow his nose
# Recovery
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# Recovery

Froome in intensive care after crashing at 54kmph while attempting to blow his nose

Jun 13th 2019, 3:00 PM 55,243 Views 43 Comments

Team INEOS’ star rider Chris Froome broke several bones in a crash that ruled him out of the Tour de France.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Froome suffered multiple fractures in Tour-de-France-ending crash, Team INEOS confirm
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Froome suffered multiple fractures in Tour-de-France-ending crash, Team INEOS confirm

Updated Jun 12th 2019, 8:17 PM 9,347 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old struck a wall before stage four of the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday afternoon.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham NEC
# Gone
# Gone

Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham NEC

Oct 10th 2018, 10:13 AM 11,716 Views 11 Comments

The trophy had been left unattended during the clean-up after the event.