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#Tour de France

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

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

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

Jul 11th 2019, 8:39 PM 5,254 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 2,662 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 2,973 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 3,970 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 3,228 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 4,935 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
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# Cut

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

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:16 PM 4,867 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
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# TDF

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

Jun 28th 2019, 5:07 PM 7,573 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
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# Minor Setback

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

Jun 18th 2019, 10:36 PM 3,066 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 6,280 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 5,876 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 12,425 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 55,227 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
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# Ruled Out

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

Updated Jun 12th 2019, 8:17 PM 9,324 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 11,698 Views 11 Comments

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

# tour-de-france - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Lance Armstrong jets in to Germany to support troubled Ullrich, 'friend who scared me'
# Reunion
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# Reunion

Lance Armstrong jets in to Germany to support troubled Ullrich, 'friend who scared me'

Aug 18th 2018, 10:30 PM 12,341 Views 14 Comments

Last week, the 1997 Tour de France champion was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after his brief detention for allegedly assaulting a prostitute.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Tour de France winner admitted to psychiatric hospital after allegedly assaulting prostitute
# Problems
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# Problems

Tour de France winner admitted to psychiatric hospital after allegedly assaulting prostitute

Aug 11th 2018, 12:31 PM 46,810 Views 0 Comments

44-year-old former cycling star Jan Ullrich was earlier Friday released on bail.

# tour-de-france - Friday 10 August, 2018

Tour de France winner arrested over allegedly assaulting a prostitute
# Troubled
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# Troubled

Tour de France winner arrested over allegedly assaulting a prostitute

Aug 10th 2018, 2:17 PM 67,481 Views 0 Comments

German Jan Ullrich had reportedly called on the services of the escort in a five-star Frankfurt hotel.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Team Sky's Moscon takes five-week suspension for punch attempt during Tour de France
# Road Rage
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# Road Rage

Team Sky's Moscon takes five-week suspension for punch attempt during Tour de France

Aug 8th 2018, 4:17 PM 3,519 Views 7 Comments

The Italian swung backwards at Elie Gesbert, but didn’t make contact.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Nibali undergoes back surgery after crashing out of Le Tour, hopes to be fit for La Vuelta
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Nibali undergoes back surgery after crashing out of Le Tour, hopes to be fit for La Vuelta

Jul 31st 2018, 5:30 PM 2,565 Views 1 Comment

His team says the four-time Grand Tour winner is due back in training “in a few days” after surgery on his 10th vertebrae.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Geraint Thomas celebrates Tour de France triumph as Norway's Kristoff claims final stage
# Winner Alright
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# Winner Alright

Geraint Thomas celebrates Tour de France triumph as Norway's Kristoff claims final stage

Updated Jul 29th 2018, 6:51 PM 6,602 Views 29 Comments

The Welshman finished the race in Paris with a near two-minute lead on Dutch rival Tom Dumoulin to secure his first yellow jersey.

'Us against the world' - Froome says abuse worked in Team Sky's favour
# Siege Mentality
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# Siege Mentality

'Us against the world' - Froome says abuse worked in Team Sky's favour

Jul 29th 2018, 11:42 AM 8,085 Views 37 Comments

Chris Froome said Team Sky were united by the abuse they have been subjected to during the Tour de France.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Wales celebrates as Geraint Thomas secures Tour de France victory on penultimate stage
# Yellow Jersey
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# Yellow Jersey

Wales celebrates as Geraint Thomas secures Tour de France victory on penultimate stage

Jul 28th 2018, 5:06 PM 8,774 Views 20 Comments

Tom Dumoulin won today’s time trial stage in the Basque country, but Thomas claimed third and Le Tour victory.

# tour-de-france - Friday 27 July, 2018

'There's nothing I can do to prove it': Thomas tells Sky critics victory will stand the test of time
# Geraint No Mountain
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# Geraint No Mountain

'There's nothing I can do to prove it': Thomas tells Sky critics victory will stand the test of time

Jul 27th 2018, 9:12 PM 8,274 Views 37 Comments

Team Sky are far from the most popular team at the Tour de France, but leader Geraint Thomas isn’t bothered by sceptics.

Thomas stretches Tour de France lead as Ireland's Martin moves up to eighth
# Stage 19
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# Stage 19

Thomas stretches Tour de France lead as Ireland's Martin moves up to eighth

Jul 27th 2018, 5:37 PM 8,429 Views 9 Comments

The Welshman remains in the yellow jersey after finishing second today behind Primoz Roglic of Slovenia.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Frenchman Demare holds off sprint rival to claim 18th stage of Le Tour as finale looms
# Tight Finish
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# Tight Finish

Frenchman Demare holds off sprint rival to claim 18th stage of Le Tour as finale looms

Jul 26th 2018, 5:40 PM 5,700 Views 11 Comments

Britain’s Geraint Thomas finished close behind to tighten his grip on the yellow jersey three days before the final stage in Paris.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Froome knocked off his bike by French policeman who mistakes him for fan
# Mix-up
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# Mix-up

Froome knocked off his bike by French policeman who mistakes him for fan

Jul 25th 2018, 9:59 PM 19,879 Views 6 Comments

‘It was a misunderstanding. Chris is fine,’ said a Team Sky spokesman.

Dan Martin takes second place as Geraint Thomas keeps Tour yellow
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Dan Martin takes second place as Geraint Thomas keeps Tour yellow

Jul 25th 2018, 5:10 PM 8,891 Views 10 Comments

Nairo Quintana took victory on the 17th stage.

Crash throws Gilbert over a wall and out of Le Tour with fractured kneecap
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Crash throws Gilbert over a wall and out of Le Tour with fractured kneecap

Jul 25th 2018, 12:01 AM 7,777 Views 22 Comments

‘I fell onto rocks,’ says the Belgian who dug deep to finish out stage 16 despite his injury.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas
# Anger
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# Anger

Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas

Jul 24th 2018, 6:49 PM 9,519 Views 10 Comments

Although the race resumed following a 15-minute interruption, Christian Prudhomme was furious at the finish.

Frenchman Alaphilippe takes advantage of late crash to claim stage 16 of Le Tour
# Pyrenees
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# Pyrenees

Frenchman Alaphilippe takes advantage of late crash to claim stage 16 of Le Tour

Jul 24th 2018, 5:48 PM 3,368 Views 0 Comments

The race was delayed after a clash between police and protesting farmers.

Police use 'tear gas' on Tour de France protesters who blocked route with bales of hay
# Chaos
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# Chaos

Police use 'tear gas' on Tour de France protesters who blocked route with bales of hay

Jul 24th 2018, 12:15 PM 28,375 Views 16 Comments

Some riders were affected and the 16th stage had to be temporarily stopped.

# tour-de-france - Monday 23 July, 2018

'I don't think spitting and throwing things really has a base in professional sport'
# Controversy
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# Controversy

'I don't think spitting and throwing things really has a base in professional sport'

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:58 PM 9,550 Views 12 Comments

Dave Brailsford hit out at organisers for failing to stop “intimidating” abuse of his riders and staff as they attempt to win the Tour de France.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Team Sky's Moscon thrown off Tour de France for act of 'serious aggression' toward another rider
# Tour De Force
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# Tour De Force

Team Sky's Moscon thrown off Tour de France for act of 'serious aggression' toward another rider

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:12 PM 15,771 Views 19 Comments

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford said he accepted the decision to exclude Moscon.

Debutant Cort Nielsen dominates three-man sprint as Dane claims first ever Tour stage win
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Debutant Cort Nielsen dominates three-man sprint as Dane claims first ever Tour stage win

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:26 PM 3,158 Views 1 Comment

Geraint Thomas went into the Tour de France’s second rest day with his lead intact after watching Magnus Cort Nielsen win Stage 15.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Dan Martin suffers frustrating puncture while Fraile claims first ever Tour de France stage win
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Dan Martin suffers frustrating puncture while Fraile claims first ever Tour de France stage win

Jul 21st 2018, 5:24 PM 7,908 Views 5 Comments

Omar Fraile stayed strong to claim the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday.

# tour-de-france - Friday 20 July, 2018

Sagan wins Tour's 13th stage, Thomas still in yellow
# MAKE PARTY
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# MAKE PARTY

Sagan wins Tour's 13th stage, Thomas still in yellow

Jul 20th 2018, 4:50 PM 3,365 Views 4 Comments

Dan Martin is up to 13th in the overall classification meanwhile.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dan Martin notches new record on way up Le Tour standings
# Mountain Pass
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# Mountain Pass

Dan Martin notches new record on way up Le Tour standings

Jul 17th 2018, 8:01 PM 17,520 Views 11 Comments

The Irish rider pushed his way into the GC top 20, but there was no change at the top with Van Avermaet keeping hold of the yellow jersey.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Car crash victim Degenkolb back in business on Tour
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Car crash victim Degenkolb back in business on Tour

Jul 15th 2018, 5:34 PM 4,734 Views 4 Comments

Amazingly Dan Martin, who woke up feeling “much, much better” after his crash on Saturday, kept pace.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Dan Martin suffers crash as Dutch ace Groenewegen makes it back-to-back stage wins
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Dan Martin suffers crash as Dutch ace Groenewegen makes it back-to-back stage wins

Jul 14th 2018, 7:07 PM 8,773 Views 13 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin suffered a worrying crash during stage eight, while Groenewegen sprinted to back-to-back stage wins.