DELAYING the Tour de France is good for four-time champion Chris Froome, his team manager Dave Brailsford said on Monday.When the French extended their ban on large gatherings into July, the Tour's start was shifted from late June to ...
Apr 21, 2020
PARIS - Four months after a career-threatening high-speed crash left him with multiple fractures, Chris Froome has resumed training in the hope that he can compete for a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title.Still a bit shaky on his ...
Oct 16, 2019
NICE, France - The French league game between Nice and Marseille was halted for several minutes during the first half on Wednesday after Nice fans unfurled two banners with homophobic messages.One banner referred to Tuesday's takeover of Nice by British ...
Aug 29, 2019
PARIS - The skies over Paris were yellow, ignited by a glorious golden sunset.The partying fans' shirts were yellow, Colombians making themselves at home on the Champs-Elysees.But the yellow that counted most was the iconic jersey that fit so ...
Jul 29, 2019
VAL THORENS, France - Before he started the defense of his Tour de France title, Geraint Thomas likened his win in 2018 to having a hit single.Turns out the B-side was pretty good, too.He'll be runner-up on ...
Jul 28, 2019
VAL THORENS, France - Perpetuating the tradition of great Colombian climbers, Egan Bernal left his mark on the Tour de France in the mountains. But unlike his flashy predecessors, he is also poised to win cycling's biggest race. At just 22. ...
Jul 28, 2019
GAP, France - Two riders, including a teammate of defending Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas, have been kicked out of the race after they got into an altercation that both teams said was minor and unworthy of such a harsh penalty.Cycling ...
Jul 25, 2019
BRUSSELS - Just two days into the Tour de France, Geraint Thomas is already putting daylight between himself and some of the riders dreaming of dethroning the reigning champion.Thomas, who claimed his first Tour win last summer, answered questions surrounding his form ...
Jul 8, 2019
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