Tour de France

FILE- In this July 25, 2010, file photo, Lance Armstrong, of the United States, looks back on the podium after the 20th and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris. Armstrong’s $100 million civil fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up. The trial is scheduled for November in federal court in Washington D.C., and lawyers for both sides recently filed a series of motions asking U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper to exclude some key evidence. (AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski, File)
June 24, 2017 - 4:00 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's $100 million fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up. Armstrong wants to bar potential testimony and evidence from some of his most dogged critics, including the blistering U.S...
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June 22, 2017 - 8:39 am
PARIS (AP) — Chris Froome will have support rider Geraint Thomas alongside him again as he pursues a fourth Tour de France title in five years. Thomas opened the year aiming for victory in the Giro d'Italia but was forced to quit that race because of injuries sustained in a crash caused by a police...
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June 15, 2017 - 12:01 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Mark Cavendish returned to cycling for the first time since March on Thursday at the Tour of Slovenia, and the sprint star remains hopeful he can start the Tour de France next month. Cavendish had not raced since Milano-Sanremo in March. He came down with mononucleosis...
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May 30, 2017 - 6:03 am
PARIS (AP) — The 2019 Tour de France will start in Brussels to celebrate the 50th anniversary of five-time champion Eddy Merckx's maiden win in cycling's biggest race. Tour organizers say it will be the second time the race will set off from the Belgian capital, which hosted the race's Grand Depart...
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Tom Dumoulin, of the Netherlands, is framed by Milan's gothic cathedral as he holds up the trophy after winning the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, in Milan, Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
May 28, 2017 - 3:44 pm
MILAN (AP) — Tom Dumoulin won the 100th Giro d'Italia in dramatic fashion Sunday, reclaiming the overall lead in a final-stage individual time trial. It's the first Grand Tour victory for Dumoulin, a Dutchman with Team Sunweb, and it sets him up as a potential rival for three-time Tour de France...
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Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin smiles prior to the final stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, an individual time trial from Monza to Milan, Sunday, May 28, 2017. (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 11:46 am
MILAN (AP) — Tom Dumoulin won the 100th Giro d'Italia in dramatic fashion Sunday, reclaiming the overall lead in a final-stage individual time trial. It's the first Grand Tour victory for Dumoulin, a Dutchman with Team Sunweb, and it sets him up as a potential rival for three-time Tour de France...
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