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Vincenzo Nibali hoping for the Tour de France’s third podium spot (Reuters)
With British hope Bradley Wiggins and defending champion Cadel Evans favored to steal the limelight on the Tour de...
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Cadel Evans of Australia says he's in good shape and hopes his form will peak during his quest to defend the Tour de France title.
Britain's Bradley Wiggins also is in top form and considered one of the favorites to win cycling's biggest event that starts on Saturday in the Belgian city of Liege, with a 4-mile prologue.
Evans says, ''They tell me that Wiggins...
Defending champion Cadel Evans knows Bradley Wiggins is the cyclist to beat in the Tour de France.
Both men are preparing for cycling's biggest event, which starts with a 4-mile prologue on Saturday in the Belgian city of Liege.
The Australian says his BMC team is ready, stronger and confident they will retain the title with a race plan that is nearly identical to last year...
Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the first stage of the Tour de France on Sunday and Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland retained the overall lead.
Title contender Bradley Wiggins of Britain and defending champion Cadel Evans trailed close behind in the pack after the 123-mile loop from Liege to suburban Seraing featuring five low-grade climbs.
Sagan, at age 21 one of cycling's most...
The 99th Tour de France starts Saturday in Liege, Belgium.
The field includes 22 teams and 198 riders, from 31 countries including Argentina, Croatia and Kazakhstan. By the time they reach Paris on July 22, the racers will have covered nearly 2,200 miles and overcome scorching heat, wind, rain and dangerous pileups, not to mention 6,000-foot mountain peaks in the Alps and Pyrenees...
A brief look at Saturday's prologue of the 99th Tour de France:
Stage: The opening-day individual time trial took the 198 riders down the starter's ramp one-by-one along a highly technical 4-mile course in the Belgian city of Liege.
Winner: Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland.
Yellow Jersey: Cancellara became the Tour's first leader. Bradley Wiggins of Britain was second...
Tejay van Garderen lived up to his pre-race billing as one of American cycling's top young talents with an explosive performance on the streets of Liege in the Tour de France's opening time trial.
The 23-year-old Montana native finished Saturday's 4-mile prologue in fourth place, just 10 seconds behind stage winner and four-time world champion Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland...
Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland has won the opening-day prologue of the Tour de France to capture the leader's yellow jersey.
Riders set off one-by-one on Saturday for the start of the 99th edition of the race -- a 4-mile individual time trial in the Belgian city of Liege.
Cancellara collected his fifth Tour prologue victory by clocking 7 minutes, 13 seconds. He outpaced Britain...
With two days until the Tour de France spins off for the prologue stage in Liege, Belgium, it is worthwhile taking a look at the contenders who will be hailed during that first cycle.
On the 1st of July the field sets off from Liege, taking part in the first real stage heading for the town of Seraing and a 198km flat spin. Leading the peloton is expected to be Bradley Wiggins, who...