Tour de France: Bernal takes yellow from Alaphilippe as hail stops stage 19

Egan Bernal took the Tour de France yellow jersey from Julian Alaphilippe as a hailstorm and reported landslides forced stage 19 to be stopped before the final climbing into Tignes The most dramatic mountain stage yet in the 2019 Tour de France ended in chaos when race organisers were forced to abandon the schemed finish […]

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Chris Froome’s traumata’ could have been hell of a lot worse ‘, says Thomas

The Tour de France champion, Geraint Thomas, said of Chris Froomes accident last week: It sounds like he was lucky to come away with the damage hes done Chris Froome was ” lucky” not to have sustained even greater injuries following his crash last week, according to his teammate Geraint Thomas. Froome crashed into a […]

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‘ Houdini’ Dave Brailsford shows durability in the face of scepticism

Dave Brailsford, the Ineos team principal, has ploughed on through a cyclone of criticism to toast a seventh Tour de France win in eight years with Egan Bernals victory On a corner of the Place de la Concorde on Sunday night Michal Kwiatkowski dropped his motorcycle, sat down on the cobblestones and tucked into hot […]

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Bradley Wiggins stirs pot with warning of leadership battle in Team Sky

Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has advised a leadership combat may emerge between Team Sky colleagues Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas The Tour de France arrived at the foot of the Alps after the long transfer from Roubaix yet continued dishing the grime, on and off the road. As Chris Froome and Geraint […]

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Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky accused in damning drugs report

Report indicates Team Sky riders took performance-enhancing narcotics to win Tour de France An explosive parliamentary report has suggested Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins use performance-enhancing narcotics under the guise of treating a legitimate medical condition in order to win the 2012 Tour de France. The long-awaited report by the digital, culture, media and sport […]

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Police accidentally use spraying on peloton as farmers’ protest haltings Tour de France

A number of Tour de France riders needed medical treatment after police utilized a spray to break up a farmers protest early on stage 16 Yellow jersey Geraint Thomas, his Sky teammate Chris Froome and world champ Peter Sagan are amongst a number of Tour de France riders affected by a spray used by police […]

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Geraint Thomas climbs final mountain and closes on Tour de France glory

Primoz Roglic won the final mountain stage of the 2018 Tour de France and in doing so moved ahead of Chris Froome into third place in the stands, while the leader Geraint Thomas sprinted away from Tom Dumoulin in Laruns to claim vital bonus seconds At the finale of this most breathless of Tour de […]

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