Tour de France

November 29, 2017 - 12:50 pm
MILAN (AP) — Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome says he will ride the Giro d'Italia next year in an attempt to win a third consecutive Grand Tour. Froome won the Spanish Vuelta for the first time this year, and victory at the Giro would make him the seventh rider in history to win all...
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Britain's Chris Froome, centre, poses with his Velo d'Or award during the presentation of the 2018 Tour de France cycling race, in Paris, Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017. The 105th edition of the race starts on July 7 2018 to end on the Champs-Elysees avenue on July 29. French former cyclist Bernard Hinault stands at right. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 17, 2017 - 9:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has capped his season by winning the Velo d'Or award as the best rider of 2017. The Team Sky leader succeeded three-time world champion Peter Sagan. Froome enjoyed a spectacular year, becoming the third man to complete the Tour-Vuelta...
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Britain's Chris Froome poses in front of the the road-map during the presentation of the 2018 Tour de France cycling race, in Paris, Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017. The 105th edition of the race starts on July 7 2018 to end on the Champs-Elysees avenue on July 29. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 17, 2017 - 9:15 am
PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year's Tour de France. Froome is chasing a record-equaling fifth victory to move level with Belgian great Eddy Merckx, French riders Jacques Anquetil and Bernard Hinault, and Spanish...
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September 18, 2017 - 12:06 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Winding its way around the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, through modern Tel Aviv then the Negev desert down to the Red Sea, the start of next year's Giro d'Italia will highlight Israel's history, culture and varied topography. Details of the 2018 race, which will mark the first...
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August 27, 2017 - 12:49 pm
EL POBLE NOU DE BENITATXELL, Spain (AP) — Chris Froome moved to the front in the final climb to win the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday and increase his overall lead. The Tour de France winner took the lead with about 500 meters (yards) to go and held on to win the 174-kilometer (108-...
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August 26, 2017 - 1:10 pm
XORRET DE CATI, Spain (AP) — Chris Froome made a strong charge in the final climb to increase his overall Spanish Vuelta lead in Saturday's eighth stage, which was won by Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe. Alaphilippe broke from the leading pack in the final meters (yards) and crossed the line...
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August 26, 2017 - 12:53 pm
XORRET DE CATI, Spain (AP) — Chris Froome made a strong charge in the final climb to increase his overall Spanish Vuelta lead in Saturday's eighth stage, which was won by Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe. Alaphilippe broke from the leading pack in the final meters (yards) and crossed the line...
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August 20, 2017 - 1:17 pm
GRUISSAN, France (AP) — Yves Lampaert took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning the second stage which saw strong winds, crashes and even a brief wait for a passing train. Quick-Step Floors rider Lampaert finished ahead of teammate Matteo Trentin and Aqua Blue Sport rider...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2013, file photo, Arlo White, left, and Rebecca Lowe listen during a joint NBC and English Premier League (EPL) press conference in New York. Trying to gauge what it can sell directly to cord cutters, NBC is launching its direct-to-consumer Premier League product with the start of the season this weekend. The company still will air about 250 matches on its television networks, mostly NBCSN, NBC and CNBC. But 130 games are being moved to its stream. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
August 11, 2017 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trying to gauge what it can sell directly to cord cutters, NBC is launching its direct-to-consumer Premier League product with the start of the season this weekend. The company still will air about 250 matches on its television networks, mostly NBCSN, NBC and CNBC. But 130 games are...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2013, file photo, Arlo White, left, and Rebecca Lowe listen during a joint NBC and English Premier League (EPL) press conference in New York. Trying to gauge what it can sell directly to cord cutters, NBC is launching its direct-to-consumer Premier League product with the start of the season this weekend. The company still will air about 250 matches on its television networks, mostly NBCSN, NBC and CNBC. But 130 games are being moved to its stream. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
August 11, 2017 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trying to gauge what is can sell directly to cord cutters, NBC is launching its direct-to-consumer Premier League product with the start of the season this weekend. The company still will air about 250 matches on its television networks, mostly NBCSN, NBC and CNBC. But 130 games are...
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