Keyword: Tour de France

Chris Froome wins Tour de France for second time

The British cyclist rode a rain-soaked final stage to Paris after a three-week race when he was the target of regular attacks over drugs use claims.

Police shoot at car forcing past Tour de France barriers in central Paris square

Police opened fire on a vehicle after the driver sped through early morning barricades set up for the Tour de France final stage in Paris.

Chris Froome on brink of winning 2015 Tour de France

The British cyclist, the target of doping allegations for his strong performance in the celebrated race, begins last stage Sunday with 1'.12" lead.

Italian cyclist Nibali is winner of 101th Tour de France

The 29-year-old Italian rider dominated the Tour from the moment he took the race lead in Sheffield and wore the yellow jersey for 18 days.

Tour de France to host one-day women's competition

The one-day women's competition will be held on the same day and circuit as the men's three-week race finale on Paris' Champs-Elysées.

Tour de France cyclists 'live longer' than general population

Study finds French riders in the Tour de France live an average six years longer than the general population and die less of cardiovascular problems.

Tour de France riders say ‘enough is enough’ when it comes to drug accusations

On the eve of race, cyclists feel 'degraded' after newspaper quoted Lance Armstrong saying it was impossible to win the Tour without doping.

Yorkshire to host the start of 2014 Tour de France

The famous cycle race will start in Leeds with two other stages also taking place in Britain - one of them finishing in London, say organisers.

Armstrong's Tour de France wins officially erased from record books

Lance Armstrong, seven times winner of the Tour de France cycling race, has been officially stripped of his titles by the sport's governing body.

Lance Armstrong loses seven Tour de France titles for doping

US Anti-Doping Agency strips cyclist Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles after deciding he used performance-enhancing drugs.

What the French really think about Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins

British cyclist Bradley Wiggins, on track to become the first of his countrymen to win the Tour de France, had a shaky start in the popularity stakes.

Tour de France: French rider suspended amid doping arrest

The Cofidis team have suspended Remy Di Gregorio after he was reportedly taken in by police for questioning over alleged doping offences.

Bid to bring Tour de France to Leeds

The chief executive of Leeds City Council in the UK says he believes that the Tour de France could be coming to Yorkshire.

Cadel's ride into history on lucky bike is Tina's dream come true

Australian flags dominated the final day of the Tour de France in Paris as Cadel Evans became the third non-European to have won the race.

Why the first week of the Tour de France is the most dangerous

After six days of the race, there have been numerous crashes, many involving the top contenders, and several riders have quit from injuries.