Tour de France

FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourg-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team. The man whose own doping saga cost him the 2006 Tour de France title and eventually helped expose Armstrong’s cheating says he’s building a developmental team for 2019 that will be based out of Canada. (Bernard Papon/L'Equipe via AP Pool, File)
October 05, 2018 - 3:14 am
Floyd Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team. The man whose own doping saga cost him the 2006 Tour de France title and eventually helped expose Armstrong's cheating says he's building a developmental team for 2019 that will be based out of...
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Cyclists pedal past the City Hall during the final leg of the Spanish Vuelta cycling race in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. . (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
September 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
MADRID (AP) — Simon Yates won his first Grand Tour title after a largely ceremonial ride into Madrid in the final stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, giving British riders a sweep of the season's three biggest races. The 26-year-old Englishman was dominant throughout the three-week race across...
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Mitchelton-Scott's Team Simon Yates of Great Britain, red shirt leader, is congratulated by La Vuelta staff member Oscar Pereiro at the end of the 17th stage between Getxo and Balcon de Vizcaya, 157 kilometers (97,55miles), of the Spanish Vuelta cycling race that finishes in Balcon de Vizcaya, northern Spain, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
September 13, 2018 - 1:17 pm
LLEIDA, Spain (AP) — Jelle Wallays won the Spanish Vuelta's flat 18th stage on Thursday, while Simon Yates held on to the overall lead ahead of two decisive days in the Pyrenees. Wallays produced a long breakaway attack before edging out Sven Erik Bystrom and world champion Peter Sagan to win the...
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Italy's Matteo Trentin celebrates winning the Men's Road Race on day eleven of the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. Sunday Aug. 12, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
August 12, 2018 - 1:52 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin sprinted to gold in the men's road race at the European Championships on Sunday as three-time world champion Peter Sagan quit with 84 kilometers (52 miles) left. Spearheading a leading group of five, Italian teammate Davide Cimolai set up...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2004 file photo T-Mobile team leader Jan Ullrich of Germany pedals during his attack in the ascent of the Echarasson pass during the 15th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Valreas, southern France, and Villard-de-Lans, French Alps. On Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 Ullrich has been arrested and is in police custody for allegedly attacking an escort in a Frankfurt hotel. (AP Photo/Peter Delong, file)
August 10, 2018 - 1:08 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is being investigated for attempted manslaughter after allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel. "It seems Mr. Ullrich and an escort woman had a dispute and that he attacked her," Frankfurt police...
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Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, second place Netherlands' Tom Dumoulin, left, and third place Britain's Chris Froome, right, celebrate on the podium after 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 30, 2018 - 7:38 am
PARIS (AP) — The Tour de France has a new champion, but the narrative remains the same at cycling's biggest race: Team Sky's domination has no limits. By placing Geraint Thomas on top of the podium on the Champs-Elysees on Sunday, the British outfit ended three weeks of racing which sadly lacked...
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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 - 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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