Tour de France

July 02, 2017 - 12:51 pm
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Britain's Geraint Thomas wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, center, ride in the pack during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 203.5 kilometers (126.5 miles) with start in Dusseldorf, Germany, and finish in Liege, Belgium, Sunday, July 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 02, 2017 - 11:58 am
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Germany's Marcel Kittel met expectations and won the second stage of the Tour de France with a commanding sprint finish Sunday while three-time champion Chris Froome didn't lose any time despite falling to the pavement amid a mass crash on a wet corner. Froome's Sky teammate...
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Britain's Geraint Thomas wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, center, ride in the pack during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 203.5 kilometers (126.5 miles) with start in Dusseldorf, Germany, and finish in Liege, Belgium, Sunday, July 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 02, 2017 - 11:18 am
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Germany's Marcel Kittel met expectations and won the second stage of the Tour de France with a commanding sprint finish Sunday while three-time champion Chris Froome managed to finish in the main pack after falling to the pavement amid a mass crash. Froome's Sky teammate...
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July 02, 2017 - 6:27 am
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Geraint Thomas of Team Sky is in the race leader's yellow jersey as the 2017 Tour de France embarks on a first full road stage. The largely flat 203.5-kilometer Stage 2 Sunday from Duesseldorf, Germany, which hosted the short opening time trial, finishes in Liege, Belgium. The...
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The British cyclist Geraint Thomas puts on the yellow jersey after becoming the overall winning athlete during the award ceremony in Duesseldorf, Germany, Saturday, July 1, 2017. He won the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 14 kilometers (8,7 miles), with start and Finish in Duesseldorf, (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)
July 01, 2017 - 3:42 pm
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — One stage into the Tour de France was all it took for Chris Froome and his Team Sky to answer all the pre-race talk about how they are not as dominant this year. Geraint Thomas, Froome's most loyal support rider in his three Tour victories, won the wet and slippery...
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The British cyclist Geraint Thomas puts on the yellow jersey after becoming the overall winning athlete during the award ceremony in Duesseldorf, Germany, Saturday, July 1, 2017. He won the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 14 kilometers (8,7 miles), with start and Finish in Duesseldorf, (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)
July 01, 2017 - 3:13 pm
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — One stage into the Tour de France was all it took for Chris Froome and his Team Sky to answer all the pre-race talk about how they are not as dominant this year. Geraint Thomas, Froome's most loyal support rider in his three Tour victories, won the wet and slippery...
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The British cyclist Geraint Thomas puts on the yellow jersey after becoming the overall winning athlete during the award ceremony in Duesseldorf, Germany, Saturday, July 1, 2017. He won the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 14 kilometers (8,7 miles), with start and Finish in Duesseldorf, (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)
July 01, 2017 - 2:55 pm
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — One stage into the Tour de France was all it took for Chris Froome and his Team Sky to answer all the pre-race talk about how they are not as dominant this year. Geraint Thomas, Froome's most loyal support rider in his three Tour victories, won the wet and slippery...
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Stage winner and new overall leader Britain's Geraint Thomas speeds down the ramp of a bridge during the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 14 kilometers (8,7 miles), with start and Finish in Duesseldorf, Germany, Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 01, 2017 - 1:31 pm
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Chris Froome's most loyal support rider finally got some glory of his own. Geraint Thomas won the wet and slippery opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday and claimed the yellow jersey. It was the first Grand Tour stage victory for Thomas, who has escorted Sky...
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July 01, 2017 - 10:43 am
NBA-FREE AGENCY Point guards early big winners in free agency UNDATED (AP) — Point guards are cashing in so far in NBA free agency — and Day 1 is still a long, long way from complete. Stephen Curry got $201 million from Golden State, Jrue (droo) Holiday got $126 million from New Orleans, Jeff...
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Britain's Chris Froome rides during the team presentation of the Tour de France cycling race in the center of Duesseldorf, Germany, Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 01, 2017 - 9:27 am
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The 104th edition of the Tour de France is underway in rainy and slippery conditions. Making his Tour debut on his 22nd birthday, French rider Elie Gesbert is the first competitor on course in Stage 1, an almost entirely flat 14-kilometer (8.7 mile) individual time trial...
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