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Utrecht to host 2015 Tour de France start

Paris - The route for the 2015 Tour de France, the world’s greatest cycle race, was unveiled Wednesday at the Grand Palais in Paris. The 102nd running of the Tour de France will start from Utrecht, Holland's "bicycle city," on Jul. 4, 2014.

Tour de France launches with changes in scale

The Tour de France is growing and changing in many different ways. Bigger, faster and more connected are the new names of the game.

Video: Jaguar designs Dogma F8 for Tour de France

Jaguar has turned their attention to creating a new bicycle for the Tour de France. After working with Team Sky in since 2010 they are now creating a new brand of bike with them and another famous designer.

Trek Travel offers cycling tours with the pros

Trek Travel, a leader in personalized cycling vacations, unveils new and unrivaled pro race access with the Trek Factory Racing team across the world’s biggest races.

Lance Armstrong to compete again

Austin - Lance Armstrong is set to return to competition this weekend. However instead of jumping on a saddle this time he will be jumping in the pool.

Cycling: Lance Armstrong could lose France’s highest honour

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong faces further ignominy. It was announced on March 1 that France’s Council of the Legion of Honour started disciplinary proceedings which may end in Armstrong being stripped of his membership of the Légion d’Honneur.

Cycling: Tour de France 2014 — Three stages in UK unveiled

Following the December announcement that the 2014 Tour de France would start in Yorkshire, UK, the Tour de France organisers have now revealed a number of British stages in the 2014 Tour de France schedule.

Lance Armstrong scandal could see cycling dropped from Olympics

The fallout from the scandal involving disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong could see the sport of cycling dropped from the Olympic Games.

2014 Tour de France will start in Yorkshire, UK

Leeds - The organisers of the annual Tour de France cycle race have announced that the 2014 Tour de France, the 101st in the series, will start in the county of Yorkshire in the north of England.

Review: 'Bradley Wiggins -- A Year in Yellow' Special

A documentary by Sky about Bradley Wiggins immediately suggests a mere publicity piece, something extracted by Sky in return for its sponsorship. Nothing could be further from the truth. The film is an honest and moving portrayal of a great cyclist.

Hundreds turn out for gruelling cycle ride with Bradley Wiggins

Barnoldswick - Several hundred keen cycle enthusiasts have donned their Spandex one-piece kits and crash hats, so they can join gold medal winner Bradley Wiggins on his 160km (100-mile) training ride through the outstanding natural beauty of Lancashire's country roads.

Team GB Olympic cycling success: French blame British secrecy

The success of Team GB’s cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics just keeps biking on, and on with Sir Chris Hoy’s latest gold medal making him the most successful British Olympian ever, but the French suspect some Johnny English shenanigans!

Bradley Wiggins wins Tour de France

Rambouillet - Greeted by thousands of people waving Union-Jacks on the Champs Elysees, Bradley Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France.

My Tour de France down to hard work, says Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins, the first British cyclist to wear the coveted yellow jersey five days in a row, claims his lead is simply down to hard work. His furious outburst was provoked by the constant suggestions that he is guilty of doping.

'A dream situation' says Wiggins of Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins stands on the threshold of history. Sometime later today, he will reach the half-way point of the Tour de France, but already pundits are claiming he will wear the famous yellow jersey on the podium in Paris.

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador banned for two years

Alberto Contador, one of Spain's top cyclists and three-time winner of the Tour de France, has been found guilty of doping charges after testing positive for a banned substance.

Alberto Contador jeered by crowd at Tour de France presentation

Three-times Tour de France champion Alberto Contador felt the crowds displeasure as he was booed and whistled at the team presentation on Thursday.

Lance Armstrong retires from cycling amid illegal drugs probe

Tour de France cycling champion Lance Armstrong has announced his retirement from professional cycling after a record-breaking seven consecutive wins of the prestigious Tour de France.

Attorney for Tour de France Champ Lance Armstrong Fiercely Denies New Doping Allegations

An attorney for Lance Armstrong has strongly denied a claim in a French newspaper that the American cycling legend admitted to doping three years before the first of his record seven Tour de France victories. An article in Le Monde detailed testimon...

Lance Armstrong Wins Tour de France

PARIS (voa) - American cyclist Lance Armstrong rode into history Sunday by winning the Tour de France, crossing the finish line in Paris for a record sixth time. His sixth title in six years elevated Armstrong above four great champions who won five ti...

Lance Armstrong Wins His 4th Tour De France

PARIS (voa) - American cyclist Lance Armstrong has won a fourth consecutive Tour de France. The three week long race ended in Paris on Sunday with Armstrong a comfortable winner. Armstrong has now won the race more times than any other American and is ...

Tour de France Reaches Punishing Mountain Stage

Italian cyclist Dario Frigo has won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, a tortuous ride in the Alps, but American Lance Armstrong remains the overall leader. Frigo outsprinted two other riders to win the 142-kilometer stage between Aime and Cluses...
 

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The Mall in London  the finishing straight for stage 3 of the Tour de France 2014 in the UK.
The Mall in London, the finishing straight for stage 3 of the Tour de France 2014 in the UK.
By Gusim (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons
Castelnau de Montmiral  the day before the Tour de France
Castelnau de Montmiral, the day before the Tour de France,
Thousands have joined the gold medal winner riding around the stunning landscapes of Lancashire. Thi...
Thousands have joined the gold medal winner riding around the stunning landscapes of Lancashire. This is where Bradley Wiggins trains.
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Castelnau de Montmiral  Tour de France  team cars
Castelnau de Montmiral, Tour de France, team cars
breakaway group  Tour de France  Castelnau de Montmiral
breakaway group, Tour de France, Castelnau de Montmiral
Tour de France  yellow jersey Thomas Voeckler in peloton  Castelnau de Montmiral
Tour de France, yellow jersey Thomas Voeckler in peloton, Castelnau de Montmiral
Tour de France 2010 route
Tour de France 2010 route
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Castelnau de Montmiral  the day of the Tour de France
Castelnau de Montmiral, the day of the Tour de France
Tour de France peloton  Castelnau de Montmiral
Tour de France peloton, Castelnau de Montmiral
A cyclist in the Yorkshire Dales - courtesy Tour de France publicity
A cyclist in the Yorkshire Dales - courtesy Tour de France publicity
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The Tour de France brings a smile to the face of a rider and to many fans.
The Tour de France brings a smile to the face of a rider and to many fans.
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Tour de France  Peloton  9 July 2005  ascending the Cote de Bad Herrenalb
Tour de France, Peloton, 9 July 2005, ascending the Cote de Bad Herrenalb
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Peloton  Tour de France  Castelnau de Montmiral
Peloton, Tour de France, Castelnau de Montmiral
Castelnau de Montmiral  spectators cars lining the road
Castelnau de Montmiral, spectators cars lining the road
Advertising caravan
Advertising caravan
Map showing the location of the first three stages of the Tour de France 2014 in the UK
Map showing the location of the first three stages of the Tour de France 2014 in the UK
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