Tour de France

Tour de France winner Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes the Arc de Triomphe during the twenty-first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 116 kilometers (72.1 miles) with start in Houilles and finish on Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Sunday July 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 29, 2018 - 2:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — The spits and the jeers. The eggs thrown at team cars. The attempts to unbalance riders while riding up the most grueling climbs. Geraint Thomas never flinched at whatever fans — or his rivals — threw at him or Team Sky. The Welsh rider was the steadiest rider from the start, the...
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Britain's Geraint Thomas, left, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey and Britain's Christopher Froome toast with Champagne during the 21st and last stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Houilles and Paris Champs-Elysees, Sunday, July 29, 2018. (Marco Bertorello, Pool via AP)
July 29, 2018 - 2:09 pm
PARIS (AP) — Sitting alone and unnoticed behind a giant board during the Tour de France winner's news conference, Chris Froome patiently listened to Geraint Thomas's answers. It was an unfamiliar position for Froome, who for the first time in four years did not occupy the podium's first place at...
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Tour de France winner Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes the Arc de Triomphe during the twenty-first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 116 kilometers (72.1 miles) with start in Houilles and finish on Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Sunday July 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 29, 2018 - 1:27 pm
PARIS (AP) — Five years ago when riding the Tour de France in support of Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas fell off his bike on a Corsican road in the opening stage and broke his pelvis. Against all odds, Thomas soldiered on for 3,000 kilometers and three weeks to the finish line in Paris, where he...
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July 29, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PARIS (AP) — Geraint Thomas wins his first Tour de France title.
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July 29, 2018 - 9:30 am
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Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey reacts as he crosses the finish line during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 31 kilometers (19.3 miles) with start in Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle and finish in Espelette, France, Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 28, 2018 - 1:56 pm
ESPELETTE, France (AP) — No longer merely a support rider for Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas is going to Paris in the yellow jersey. The Welshman with Team Sky effectively sealed his first Tour de France title by protecting his lead in the time trial on the penultimate stage on Saturday. Thomas takes...
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Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey reacts as he crosses the finish line during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 31 kilometers (19.3 miles) with start in Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle and finish in Espelette, France, Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 28, 2018 - 12:41 pm
ESPELETTE, France (AP) — Five years ago when riding the Tour de France in support of Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas fell off his bike on a Corsican road in the opening stage and broke his pelvis. Against all odds, Thomas soldiered on for 3,000 kilometers and three weeks to the finish line in Paris,...
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Stephanie Bonfils contemplates the task ahead before the 218-kilometer (135-mile) stage from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon in the Pyrenees, France, Monday July 23, 2018. Bonfils is a member of a 13-woman team cycling the Tour de France route to promote women's cycling and a return of the women's Tour. (AP Photo/Ciaran Fahey)
July 27, 2018 - 8:54 am
LOURDES, France (AP) — They ride every stage of the Tour de France before the men do. Over the same mountains on the same 3,351-kilometer (2,082-mile) route. Except there won't be a podium or prize money waiting for them on the Champ-Elysees when they finish on Saturday, one day before the yellow...
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Netherlands' Tom Dumoulin arrives for the start of the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 171 kilometers (106.3 miles) with start in Trie-sur-Baise and finish in Pau, France, Thursday, July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 26, 2018 - 3:13 pm
PAU, France (AP) — The Tour de France is Geraint Thomas' race to lose with only one rider seemingly left with a slim hope of catching the Welshman. The last stage in the Pyrenees on Friday - the Tour's so-called "queen stage" for its difficulty and drama - offers Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin his final...
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Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes fields of sunflowers during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 171 kilometers (106.3 miles) with start in Trie-sur-Baise and finish in Pau, France, Thursday July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 26, 2018 - 1:58 pm
PAU, France (AP) — Arnaud Demare was rewarded Thursday for hauling his muscular frame over the Alps and through the Pyrenees. Geraint Thomas, meanwhile, is preparing to cement his hold on the yellow jersey in Friday's final mountain test of the Tour de France. After many of his competitors were...
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