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#Tour de France

# tour-de-france - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From The42 Tour de France riders lambast organisers for risking lives during yesterday's stage Le Tour

Tour de France riders lambast organisers for risking lives during yesterday's stage

There were a number of crashes on Wednesday.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin stays third as Chris Froome extends Tour advantage Stage 11

Ireland's Dan Martin stays third as Chris Froome extends Tour advantage

There was another stage win for Peter Sagan as he pipped Froome in a sprint finish in Montpellier.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 10 July, 2016

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin is now in third place overall at the Tour de France Chapeau

Ireland's Dan Martin is now in third place overall at the Tour de France

Tom Dumoulin breaks free to win Sunday’s ninth stage in Andorra.

From The42 Two-time champion Alberto Contador sensationally quits the Tour mid-stage Adios

Two-time champion Alberto Contador sensationally quits the Tour mid-stage

The Spaniard eventually succumbed to injuries and illness.

From The42 Chris Froome apologises for lashing out at fan Explanation

Chris Froome apologises for lashing out at fan

The Tour de France leader has pleaded for supporters to behave on the route.

# tour-de-france - Friday 8 July, 2016

From The42 Giant inflatable arch collapses and causes havoc at Tour de France Roadblock

Giant inflatable arch collapses and causes havoc at Tour de France

Steve Cummings was left celebrating on stage seven of the Tour de France.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From The42 Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win Making His Mark This post contains videos

Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win

The Manx Missile is just six wins from overhauling Eddie Merckx’s record.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The42 'My first time and maybe my last': Van Avermaet thrilled to pull on yellow jersey Tour De France

'My first time and maybe my last': Van Avermaet thrilled to pull on yellow jersey

The Belgian now has more than a five-minute lead in the overall standings.

# tour-de-france - Monday 4 July, 2016

From The42 Someone drew a massive penis on the Tour de France route yesterday Ah Balls
From The Daily Edge Someone drew a massive penis on the Tour de France route yesterday Ah Balls

# tour-de-france - Sunday 3 July, 2016

From The42 Dan Martin battles to fourth place as Peter Sagan wins Tour de France 2nd stage, takes overall lead TDF

Dan Martin battles to fourth place as Peter Sagan wins Tour de France 2nd stage, takes overall lead

Sam Bennett had a painful day in the saddle but made sure he finished.

From The42 Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner TDF

Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner

There’s no Coco-pops here.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From The42 Fears for Ireland's Sam Bennett after nasty crash threatens to end his Tour Anxious Wait

Fears for Ireland's Sam Bennett after nasty crash threatens to end his Tour

The 25-year-old went to hospital after today’s opening stage.

From The42 Cavendish hot on the heels of Tour record as he storms to opening stage victory Tour De France

Cavendish hot on the heels of Tour record as he storms to opening stage victory

Alberto Contador had to switch bikes after a nasty crash.

# tour-de-france - Friday 1 July, 2016

From The42 Who are the 5 favourites for this year's Tour de France? Preview

Who are the 5 favourites for this year's Tour de France?

From Froome to Aru, we look at the men most likely

# tour-de-france - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From The42 'This problem is worse than doping' - Hidden motor checks to be employed at Tour de France Le Tour

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 Nicolas Roche not included in Team Sky's line-up for Tour de France Disappointment

Nicolas Roche not included in Team Sky's line-up for Tour de France

Former winner Stephen Roche’s son was not named on the team, lead by defending champion Chris Froome.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From The42 7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history An Post Rás

7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history

Cycling has produced some of Irish sport’s most high-profile days.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From The42 How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling Feature

How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling

“The human imagination can be scary sometimes,” says Iain MacGregor.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

France confirms Euro 2016 will be played under a state of emergency

The country’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that this is aimed at ensuring security in the country during the tournament.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The42 Wiggins suspects history of mechanical doping Two Stroke

Wiggins suspects history of mechanical doping

Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has suggested mechanical doping is not a new problem for cycling.

# tour-de-france - Friday 1 January, 2016

From The42 Cheltenham to the Euros: Seven amazing trips to take in 2016 and how to get there Get Packing

Cheltenham to the Euros: Seven amazing trips to take in 2016 and how to get there

From Rio to the Ryder Cup, we’ve got you covered.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The42 Tony McCoy leads sports stars in New Year Honours List Recognition

Tony McCoy leads sports stars in New Year Honours List

Carl Frampton, the IBF super-bantamweight champion, was awarded the MBE.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From The42 Lance Armstrong on the $100 million fraud lawsuit against him: 'We like our case' Confident

Lance Armstrong on the $100 million fraud lawsuit against him: 'We like our case'

The former cyclist is feeling bullish.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 13 December, 2015

From The42 Lance Armstrong says his critical mistake in life was bigger than doping — is he still making it? Vicious Cycle

Lance Armstrong says his critical mistake in life was bigger than doping — is he still making it?

The disgraced former Tour champion says he basically raised himself.

# tour-de-france - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The42 Froome releases independent test results in a bid to prove that he's clean On The Attack

Froome releases independent test results in a bid to prove that he's clean

“I am proud to ride for a team that has shown that you can win the biggest bike races in the world clean.”

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The42 'I came away thinking I wasn't good enough' - Chris Froome on winning the Tour de France Perfectionist

'I came away thinking I wasn't good enough' - Chris Froome on winning the Tour de France

The Team Sky cyclist channelled his inner Roy Keane when speaking at the Web Summit today.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 26 July, 2015

From The42 Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week Pics Of The Week This post contains images

Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week

Some stunning photography from the last week in sport.

From The42 Froome - 'I'm happy to be in this position to speak for cycling today' Christopher Froome

Froome - 'I'm happy to be in this position to speak for cycling today'

German Andre Greipel won the final stage for his fourth of the tour.

From The42 Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier TDF

Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier

The authorities were still searching for the driver after the incident.

Paris police open fire on car that tries to crash through Tour de France barricade

Tour de France race director Thierry Gouvenou said he didn’t foresee any impact on the race.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From The42 Chris Froome will make history tomorrow by winning his second Tour de France C'est Ca!

Chris Froome will make history tomorrow by winning his second Tour de France

Team Sky rider to become the first Brit to win the race twice.

From The42 Irish cycling fans ready to turn Tour de France's most famous climb green - again Green Army

Irish cycling fans ready to turn Tour de France's most famous climb green - again

The iconic Alpe d’Huez climb is the penultimate stage of this year’s Tour.

# tour-de-france - Friday 24 July, 2015

From The42 Froome: 'You don't do that to the race leader, it's not sportsmanlike' Held Up

Froome: 'You don't do that to the race leader, it's not sportsmanlike'

The Tour de France leader wasn’t too happy with today’s stage winner Vincenzo Nibali.

# tour-de-france - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From The42 'I couldn’t even walk to the dinner table' - Why Sam Bennett quit the Tour de France Rough Ride

'I couldn’t even walk to the dinner table' - Why Sam Bennett quit the Tour de France

Irish youngster reveals the physical toll that the race took on him.

From The42 'I wouldn't have a clue about power wattage' - David Walsh Big Data

'I wouldn't have a clue about power wattage' - David Walsh

The journalist was speaking to Off The Ball last night.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The42 One of Ireland's three Tour de France participants dropped out today Abandonné

One of Ireland's three Tour de France participants dropped out today

Sam Bennett had been Lanterne Rouge.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Sky share Chris Froome performance data in bid to quash 'wildly wrong' claims For The Record

Sky share Chris Froome performance data in bid to quash 'wildly wrong' claims

Dave Brailsford says Froome’s numbers aren’t nearly as high as many are claiming.

# tour-de-france - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The42 Sky rider somehow finished his Tour de France stage after this awful crash Ouch!

Sky rider somehow finished his Tour de France stage after this awful crash

Thomas hit a telegraph pole after being hit by another rider.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From The42 Froome has urine thrown at his face during Tour de France stage after team-mate punched Unsavoury

Froome has urine thrown at his face during Tour de France stage after team-mate punched

Stephen Cummings was today’s stage winner.