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#Tour de France

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

World champion Sagan disqualified from Tour de France for causing Cav' carnage
# PS He Shoved You
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# PS He Shoved You

World champion Sagan disqualified from Tour de France for causing Cav' carnage

Jul 4th 2017, 6:23 PM 13,144 Views 27 Comments

‘He endangered some of his colleagues seriously,’ says president of the race commission Philippe Marien.

Cav's Tour could be over after tumble in chaotic sprint finish
# Bad Hopper
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# Bad Hopper

Cav's Tour could be over after tumble in chaotic sprint finish

Jul 4th 2017, 5:14 PM 8,130 Views 4 Comments

Mark Cavendish was involved in a heavy crash during stage four of the Tour de France, won by Arnaud Demare.

# tour-de-france - Monday 3 July, 2017

Dan Martin takes third behind world champ Sagan at Tour de France
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Dan Martin takes third behind world champ Sagan at Tour de France

Jul 3rd 2017, 5:15 PM 5,807 Views 2 Comments

The Irish rider moves up to 15th in the GC.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Tearful Kittel wins 10th Tour de France stage, Froome suffers scare
# Triumph
From The42
# Triumph

Tearful Kittel wins 10th Tour de France stage, Froome suffers scare

Jul 2nd 2017, 5:57 PM 4,931 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Dan Martin is 52nd overall after today’s event, while fellow Irish rider Nicholas Roche is placed in 111th.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Froome lands blow as Britain's Thomas claims yellow after opening stage of Tour
# Sky's The Limit
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# Sky's The Limit

Froome lands blow as Britain's Thomas claims yellow after opening stage of Tour

Jul 1st 2017, 9:18 PM 5,748 Views 5 Comments

It was a successful day for Britain and Team Sky in Dusseldorf.

# tour-de-france - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Lance Armstrong blasts Tour de France over Jan Ullrich snub
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Lance Armstrong blasts Tour de France over Jan Ullrich snub

Jun 28th 2017, 8:54 PM 14,050 Views 27 Comments

The ex-cyclist is not happy with the omission of the German former champion from proceedings.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Portuguese cyclist tests positive for EPO just four days before Tour de France starts
# Doping
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# Doping

Portuguese cyclist tests positive for EPO just four days before Tour de France starts

Jun 27th 2017, 10:25 PM 4,684 Views 13 Comments

Andre Cardoso suspended by Trek team following failed drugs test.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Lance Armstrong plans on launching new daily podcast for next month's Tour de France
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Lance Armstrong plans on launching new daily podcast for next month's Tour de France

Jun 24th 2017, 5:41 PM 5,377 Views 15 Comments

Armstrong had avoided speaking about professional cycling since receiving his lifetime ban.

# tour-de-france - Monday 27 March, 2017

Are the wheels coming off Team Sky? Wiggins slams marginal gains as 'a load of rubbish'
# Marginal Pains
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# Marginal Pains

Are the wheels coming off Team Sky? Wiggins slams marginal gains as 'a load of rubbish'

Mar 27th 2017, 1:33 PM 6,486 Views 5 Comments

The 2012 Tour de France winner also called Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton a ‘bit of a milkshake’.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November

Feb 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 2,056 Views 0 Comments

US District Judge Christopher Cooper is set to hear the case in Washington.

# tour-de-france - Monday 30 January, 2017

Lance Armstrong and Team Sky deny ever using hidden bike motors to cheat
# Motorised Cheating
From The42
# Motorised Cheating

Lance Armstrong and Team Sky deny ever using hidden bike motors to cheat

Jan 30th 2017, 2:30 PM 35,237 Views 33 Comments

CBS report shines a light on the possibility of motorised cheating in pro cycling.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 21 January, 2017

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career
# One Door Closes
From The42
# One Door Closes

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

Jan 21st 2017, 8:25 AM 5,866 Views 12 Comments

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Uphill battle expected as mountainous route revealed for 2017 Tour de France
# Climbing High
From The42
# Climbing High

Uphill battle expected as mountainous route revealed for 2017 Tour de France

Oct 18th 2016, 3:12 PM 3,469 Views 4 Comments

All five mountain ranges will feature for the first time in 25 years.

# tour-de-france - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage
# TUE
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# TUE

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage

Sep 25th 2016, 11:05 AM 6,719 Views 15 Comments

Five-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins insists his use of TUEs was to put him back on a “level playing field”.

# tour-de-france - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Lance Armstrong to speak at Dublin sports conference
# Talking Sport
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# Talking Sport

Lance Armstrong to speak at Dublin sports conference

Sep 13th 2016, 5:00 PM 23,702 Views 70 Comments

The former cyclist will take part in a ‘no-holds-barred’ public interview in October.

# tour-de-france - Monday 1 August, 2016

Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche to leave Team Sky at the end of the season
# Sky's The Limit
From The42
# Sky's The Limit

Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche to leave Team Sky at the end of the season

Aug 1st 2016, 12:43 PM 7,959 Views 4 Comments

Roche will also take part in the Men’s road race in the Olympic Games this weekend.

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

Chris Froome wins third Tour de France, Ireland's Dan Martin finishes in top 10
# Outcome
From The42
# Outcome

Chris Froome wins third Tour de France, Ireland's Dan Martin finishes in top 10

Jul 24th 2016, 7:02 PM 7,414 Views 12 Comments

The British cyclist finished ahead of Frenchman Romain Bardet in second and Nairo Quintana of Colombia in third.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France title, Dan Martin still in top 10
# FORMALITY
From The42
# FORMALITY

Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France title, Dan Martin still in top 10

Jul 23rd 2016, 5:55 PM 5,123 Views 14 Comments

With only Sunday’s virtual procession into Paris to come, the event is all but over.

# tour-de-france - Friday 22 July, 2016

Froome crashes at the Tour de France... but still manages to extend his lead
# Maillot Jaune
From The42
# Maillot Jaune

Froome crashes at the Tour de France... but still manages to extend his lead

Jul 22nd 2016, 10:54 PM 5,393 Views 11 Comments

Dan Martin finished a brilliant seventh to consolidate his top-10 place with two stages remaining.

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

What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France
# Preparation
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# Preparation

What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France

Jul 20th 2016, 10:55 AM 10,695 Views 9 Comments

Chris Froome doesn’t look to have any serious rivals with two weeks of racing done

# tour-de-france - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Dan Martin still in Tour de France top 10 as Pantano takes Sunday stage
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Dan Martin still in Tour de France top 10 as Pantano takes Sunday stage

Jul 17th 2016, 9:49 PM 6,330 Views 7 Comments

Chris Froome still holds the yellow jersey after today’s 15th stage.

# tour-de-france - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Classy Cavendish claims 30th Tour stage win with superb sprint finish
# Milestone
From The42
# Milestone

Classy Cavendish claims 30th Tour stage win with superb sprint finish

Jul 16th 2016, 5:26 PM 5,561 Views 9 Comments

There were no changes in the general classification as Chris Froome and his main rivals finished safely in the peloton.

# tour-de-france - Friday 15 July, 2016

Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack
# Minute Silence
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# Minute Silence

Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack

Jul 15th 2016, 10:39 AM 15,936 Views 17 Comments

A minute’s silence was to be held both at the start and finish lines of today’s 37km stage.

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

Bizarre scenes as Chris Froome runs up Mont Ventoux after damaging bike in crash
# Run Froome Run
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# Run Froome Run

Bizarre scenes as Chris Froome runs up Mont Ventoux after damaging bike in crash

Jul 14th 2016, 4:35 PM 14,879 Views 28 Comments

What on earth happened at the end of today’s stage?

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

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

Jul 14th 2016, 2:33 PM 7,858 Views 5 Comments

There were a number of crashes on Wednesday.

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

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

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

Jul 13th 2016, 5:39 PM 7,284 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 10th 2016, 5:13 PM 10,434 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 10th 2016, 2:45 PM 9,585 Views 3 Comments

The Spaniard eventually succumbed to injuries and illness.

Chris Froome apologises for lashing out at fan
# Explanation
From The42
# Explanation

Chris Froome apologises for lashing out at fan

Jul 10th 2016, 12:15 AM 8,376 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Giant inflatable arch collapses and causes havoc at Tour de France

Jul 8th 2016, 5:40 PM 9,140 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win
# Making His Mark
From The42
# Making His Mark

Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win

Jul 7th 2016, 5:43 PM 3,984 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

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

Jul 6th 2016, 6:03 PM 3,035 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Someone drew a massive penis on the Tour de France route yesterday

Jul 4th 2016, 2:15 PM 9,032 Views 15 Comments

Real mature, guys.

Someone drew a massive penis on the Tour de France route yesterday
# Ah Balls
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# Ah Balls

Someone drew a massive penis on the Tour de France route yesterday

Jul 4th 2016, 8:01 AM 5,780 Views 3 Comments

Real mature, guys.

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

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

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

Jul 3rd 2016, 4:48 PM 6,007 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:55 AM 11,423 Views 8 Comments

There’s no Coco-pops here.

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:03 PM 7,695 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2016, 5:14 PM 3,681 Views 12 Comments

Alberto Contador had to switch bikes after a nasty crash.

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

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

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

Jul 1st 2016, 3:27 PM 3,692 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2016, 11:42 AM 5,526 Views 8 Comments

The Tour gets underway next week.