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# Tour de France

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Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury
The Irish rider won’t be able defend the green jersey he won last year.
Dan Martin's Tour de France place confirmed
The Irish rider won the Mur de Bretagne stage of the Tour in 2018.
Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019
The four-time champion has been selected by cycling team Israel Start-Up Nation to race the 2021 tour.
Irish film recreates the 'monster' 1998 Tour de France stage in Ireland
We spoke to its director, Keiron J Walsh.
Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta
The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.
'I have nothing to hide' - Tour de France team leader denies doping after hotel room search
French police are investigating the Arkea-Samsic team of former Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana winner Nairo Quintana.
Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe
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
The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.
The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road
Bennett is set to become the first Irishman in 31 years to win the prestigious green jersey when the Tour de France finishes up in Paris today.
Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow
Sam Bennett almost certain to win green jersey while Pogacar’s successful time trail today means he is now likely to secure Tour de France crown.
Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey
Sagan made a bid for glory from 20km out but the Irishman was able to keep up during today’s 19th stage.
Bennett extends green jersey lead to 47 points as Colombia's Lopez wins stage 17 of Le Tour
Meanwhile Dan Martin came home in 31st place.
Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France
The 23-year-old Colombian had remained in contention until Sunday’s stage on the Grand Colombier.
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.
'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett
The 29-year-old cyclist also spoke about the impact the Tour de France’s taxing schedule was having.
Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage
Jumbo-Visma’s Primoz Roglic retained the overall lead while Sam Bennett strengthen his grip on the Green Jersey.
Sagan cuts Bennett's lead in green jersey battle as Anderson wins stage 14 of Le Tour
Meanwhile, Nicolas Roche came home in 89th and Dan Martin finished in 67th place.
Thrills and controversy as Sam Bennett is denied another Tour stage win in photo finish
Bennett initially finished third but was promoted to second place after Green Jersey rival Peter Sagan was relegated for shoving another rider in the sprint finish.
'We can almost consider him British' - Bradley Wiggins attempts to claim Ireland's Sam Bennett
No, you absolutely cannot.
'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.
Ireland's Sam Bennett wins Stage 10 to regain Tour de France green jersey
The Carrick-on-Suir rider becomes just the sixth Irish cyclist to win a stage at the Tour de France.
Hirschi's heroic break ends with an agonising third-place finish
Tadej Pogacar won stage 9 with his fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic claiming the yellow jersey.
Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage
The Irish rider finished a tough day empty handed.
Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour
Kazakhstan’s Alexey Lutsenko won the first Tour de France stage of his career, while Adam Yates remains in the yellow jersey.
Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France
The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.
Bennett agonisingly beaten on the line again as wait for Tour de France win goes on
Aussie Caleb Ewan rocketed to a sprint victory.
Kristoff sees off Sagan and Bennett in opening stage of Le Tour
Bennett came home fourth despite an early fall.
Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission
This year’s Tour de France gets underway in Nice on Saturday and runs until 20 September.
Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France
The accident on Thursday has left the 33-year-old general classification contender in a race against time to be fit.
'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary
The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.
Sam Bennett prepared to wait for chance to return to Tour de France
The Irish rider has joined the powerful Deceuninck-QuickStep squad this season.
2020 Tour de France postponed and will now start in late August
The tour will now take place from 29 August to 20 September.
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.
Chris Froome’s recovery from horror crash 'pretty much complete'
The cyclist has stepped up his training despite the coronavirus lockdown
Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression
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 may go ahead without spectators as decision yet to be made
‘Everything is imaginable,’ the French sports minister said of Le Tour.
Bernal seals historic Tour de France title
The Team Ineos rider becomes the first Colombian to win the cycling’s greatest race.
Bernal set to become first Colombian to win Tour de France after shortened stage
Egan Bernal got through the last day of competitive racing unscathed on Saturday.
Penultimate stage of Tour de France curtailed due to fear of landslides
Friday’s 19th stage was dramatically abandoned due to adverse weather conditions.
Tour de France stage dramatically abandoned due to sudden hailstorm
Organisers were forced to neutralise stage 19 on Friday afternoon.