Groenewegen surprises on Champs Elysees


Dylan Groenewegen sprinted to win his first grand tour stage in the best way, on the closing stage of the Tour de France in Paris, on the Champs Élysées. Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dutch sprinter bolted to the front with 250 metres remaining and held it to the line. Team LottoNL-Jumbo celebrated its second Tour

Marcel Kittel – History maker at the Tour de France

Quick-Step Floors’ rider set a new stage victories record for a German at the race 11-Jul-2017: Marcel Kittel is in a league of his own at the 104th Tour de France and he doesn’t miss any opportunity to show this. After Liège, Troyes and Nuits-Saint-Georges, the powerful German left an indelible

Quintana hopes for brilliant day

"So far it's been more about will than might. We're still up for the fight, though, and we'll try to keep improving. We have lost some time until yesterday, and to be honest, it was only due to lack of energy. However, there's still a long way to go in

Nothing broken for Majka – Leaves Tour

No fractures for Rafal Majka, still the BORA – hansgrohe leader decided to leave the Tour de France. After his bad crash yesterday in one of the downhill sections, the BORA – hansgrohe leader suffers from heavy contusions and lost a lot of skin. Together with his BORA – hansgrohe

Richie Porte: The day after

Richie Porte remains in hospital in Chambery where he is recovering from a fractured clavicle and pelvis sustained in a crash on stage 9 of the Tour de France. Porte spoke briefly on the crash and his condition.   Richie, it is less than 24 hours after your crash and you are

Uran wins photofinish sprint


Rigoberto Uran won a crash-filled stage of the Tour de France in dramatic fashion on Sunday. The Colombian, riding with only two gears due to a late race mechanical issue, won a six-up sprint in Chambéry. To add to the drama, the race jury required finish line photos to declare

Barguil in Polkadots

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The ninth stage of the Tour de France was a strong showing for Team Sunweb, with Warren Barguil (FRA), putting in a huge ride to take over the lead in the mountains classification. A perfectly executed plan saw Team Sunweb with five riders in the day's breakaway, with Barguil tucked inside

Porte Fourth on First Summit Finish

The first summit finish of the Tour de France delivered a thrilling showdown between the General Classification contenders on the steep La Planche des Belles Filles climb which saw Richie Porte cross the line in fourth place.   BMC Racing Team controlled the race for the majority of the stage after eight

Rafał Majka surges into GC top ten

The Tour de France took on a different character today, as the race saw its first big climbs, giving riders a taste of what to expect from the mountains later in the race. The GC riders and climbers relished the chance to stretch their legs, with last year’s Maillot à