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Tour de France: Stage 5 — Greipel!

In yet another argy bargy finish with a crash at the front of the peloton with just under 3k to go, Andrew Greipel (Lotto) has won another stage of the Tour de France. (more…)

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Tour de France: Stage 4

Andre Greipel of Lotto has won the fourth stage of the Tour de France in Rouen in a big bunch kick, Cavendish on the floor in big high speed crash 2k from finish (more…)

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Tour de France: Sagan wins Stage 3

22 year old Peter Sagan made his rivals dance to his tune as he ‘jigged’ his way over the line to win his second stage in the 2012 Tour de France. (more…)

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Tour de France: Stage 2 – Cavendish

World Champion Mark Cavendish has won stage 2 of the Tour de France, his 21st victory in the race , sixth on the all-time list behind Eddy Merckx and just one stage behind Lance Armstrong. (more…)

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Tour de France Photos: Stage 1 Liege to Seraing

Photos from Dutchman Thomas van Bracht of stage 1 of the Tour de France in Belgium (Sunday, July 1st) (more…)

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Tour de France: Rookie Sagan Triumphs on Stage 1

Peter Sagan clinches the first stage (198 km Liege to Seraing) in the 2012 Tour de France on his Tour debut (more…)

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Tour de France Prologue: Photo Album 2012

Photos from Dutchman Thomas van Bracht of the Tour de France Prologue in Leige (Saturday, June 30) (more…)

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Tour News: Cadel Evans Happy To Get Things Started

2011 Tour de France champion and former world road champion called his ride “not good, but not bad” performance (more…)

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Tour de France: Cancellara Wins, Wiggins Impressive

Fabian Cancellara (Radioshack-Nissan) was a decisive winner of the Tour de France Prologue in Liege (Belgium) and will wear Yellow for the first road stage on Sunday. (more…)

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LE TOUR: Aussie History as Evans is Victor and Cav wins stage number 5

STAGE 21 – HTC-Highroad’s Mark Cavendish crowned his first ever points jersey win in the Tour de France with a third straight victory on the Champs Elysées. The Manxman took his fifth sprint win of the 2011 race at the end of a ninety-five kilometer stage from Creteil to Paris, blasting ahead of Edvald Boasson […]

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: Cadel Evans is in Yellow

Stage 20 — Time Trial: After two second places in the Tour de France, Australian former World Champion Cadel Evans is in Yellow one day before the race finishes in Paris. (more…)

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Le Tour: Legendary Stage won by Schleck

Stage 18: On the Queen stage of the 2011 Tour de France, Andy Schleck took the race to favourite Cadel Evans with victory on the stage Pinerolo to Galibier-Serre Chevalier. (more…)

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Le Tour: Second win for Edvald Boasson Hagen

Stage 17. Team Sky’s Nowegian rider, Edvald Boasson Hagen, for the second day in a row made the break of the day and this time stepped up a place to win his second stage of the race. (more…)

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Le Tour: Ben Swift-Stage 16 was a very a fast stage …

Ben Swift writes … Stage 16 was a very a fast stage 162km in a little more than 3:30hours. From the gun it was attack galore and it took a full 100km for the right break to actually form. (more…)

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Le Tour: Second win for Thor Hushovd

Stage 16: Second stage win for Thor Hushovd while Cadel Evans & Alberto Contador gain time on Schleck  (more…)

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LE TOUR: Win number 4 for Cavendish in 2011 Tour

Stage 15: Mark Cavendish has won his fourth stage in this year’s Tour de France with Ben Swift sixth (more…)

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LE TOUR: Jelle Vanendert emerges as Tour Star

July 16, Stage 14: Saint-Gaudens – Plateau de Beille 168km – Belgium’s Jelle Vanendert has emerged in this year’s Tour de France from the shadow of his more illustrious teammates to win a mountain stage on top of the Pyrenean mountain  Plateau de Beille. (more…)

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LE TOUR: The Mighty Thor Defies Gravity

Stage 13 – Pau to Lourdes – The World Champion, Thor Hushovd, more known for his sprinting than climbing, astounded everyone including himself by winning a mountain stage in the Tour de France and close the gap on Cavendish in the Green Jersey competition. (more…)

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LE TOUR: Geraint Thomas goes on the attack in the mountains

Stage 12: While Samuel Sánchez climbed to victory on the 12th stage, it was the attacking ride by Geraint Thomas that has captured the British fans applause (more…)

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Cavendish in Green after Stage Victory

Stage 11: Britain’s Mark Cavendish blasted to the eighteenth Tour de France stage win of his career on Wednesday, the third of the 2011 race and a victory which also earned him the lead in the points competition. (more…)

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LE TOUR: Cavendish beaten into second place by Greipel

STAGE 10: After the rest day cames a shortish hilly stage, (100 miles)  where André Greipel of Omega Pharma-Lotto got the better of former teammate Mark Cavendish (more…)

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LE TOUR: Sanchez wins Stage, Voeckler Dons Yellow

In a dramatic stage which saw two of the contenders for the stage taken out by a TV car,  Luis Sanchez won the hill top finish while fellow escapee Thomas Voeckler did enough to take the yellow jersey off Thor Hushovd who dropped to 24th overall. (more…)

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LE TOUR: Hushovd Hangs onto Yellow in the Mountains

Geraint Thomas finishes with leaders on the first mountain stage of 2011 Tour de France, Millar drops to 9th overall (more…)

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LE TOUR: Victory for Boasson Hagen on stage 6

Team Sky had a second reason to celebrate today with Boasson Hagen following up Ian Stannard’s win in Austria with a stage victory in the Tour de France. Boasson Hagen, a former winner of the Tour of Britain, sprinted in ahead of Matt Goss and yellow jersey Thor Hushovd. (more…)

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Win for Cavendish on Stage 5 of the Tour de France

Britain’s Mark Cavendish has won the fifth stage of the Tour de France in a big bunch gallop defeating Belgium’s Phillip Gilbert and JJ Rojas with Geraint Thomas also in the mix. (more…)

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Geraint Thomas looks ahead to stage 5

Well we are already on the bus, on the way to the start of stage 5 as the days soon start rolling into one during the tour. (more…)

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Interview: Ben Swift

Riding his first Tour de France is a young Yorkshire rider who cut his teeth on a bike as part of the Rotherham chain gang and is now mixing it with the very best in the World. (more…)

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LE TOUR: Aussie, Aussie, Aussie – Evans snatches stage victory

Former World Champion, Australian Cadel Evans beat Spanish Tour favourite Alberto Contador to the line to win stage 4 of the Tour de France. Three Brits in the top 10 overall. (more…)

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LE TOUR: Thomas & Swift Talk Shop

News from team Sky’s Geraint Thomas and Ben Swift as the riders assemble on the start line for the fourth stage of the 2011 Tour de France (more…)

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Le Tour: Cavendish 5th on Stage 3

Stage 3 of the Tour de France has been won by Garmin’s Tyler Farrar, the  first American to win a stage of the Tour de France on July 4, American Independence Day. (more…)

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Le Tour: Millar up to second in Tour de France

Two Brits in the top four at the Tour de France — Victory by the Garmin Cervelo team who defeated the BMC and Sky teams (more…)

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Le Tour: Thomas Sixth on Stage 1 of Tour

Fresh from his Silver medal in the British Road Race Championships, Welshman Geraint Thomas was sixth on the first stage of the Tour de France (more…)

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History: Tour de France

From Jim Hendry MBE comes a history lesson for the Tour de France. (more…)

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