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Peter Sagan wins first stage of Tour of Alberta

Slovakia's Peter Sagan won the first stage of the Tour of Alberta on Wednesday to retain the overall lead in the inaugural race. Sagan, the Cannondale rider who also won the prologue time trial Tuesday, finished the 98-mile stage in 3 hours, 22 minutes, 17 seconds. He had a 23-second lead over Rohan Dennis of Garmin Sharp in the overall standings. ''Today my team did...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin wins stage 11; Froome leads

German rider Tony Martin won the 11th stage of the Tour de France and second-placed Chris Froome finished way ahead of his main rivals to significantly improve his overall lead on Wednesday. As the two-time world time trial champion, Martin did not disappoint over the 20.5-mile route in Normandy from Avranches to the medieval walled city of Mont-Saint-Michel. Froome was faster...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong: Impossible to win Tour without doping

Lance Armstrong says he couldn’t have won the Tour de France without doping and feels that he is still the winner of the 1999-2005 races. “It is fine to erase my name from the record book, but the Tour was held between 1999-2005, wasn’t it? It was held and there was a winner. Who was he? No one has manifested to claim my jerseys,” Armstong told 
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Room for Froome at Tour de France

Chris Froome has a chance to prove over the next three weeks what some suspected in 2012 - that he could have won last year's Tour de France if he hadn't had to give way for his teammate, Bradley Wiggins. Now Wiggins is out injured and that makes the Kenyan-born Briton the favorite to triumph on a particularly mountainous route this year, one that should suit his climbing...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Froome wins Tour of Romandie prologue

Chris Froome of Britain has won the opening prologue at the Tour of Romandie. The Sky leader covered the 4.63 miles of rising terrain in 13 minutes, 15 seconds. He was 6 seconds faster than Andrew Talansky of the United States, who rides for Garmin Sharp. Robert Kiserlovski of Croatia was third for RadioShack Leopard, trailing Froome by 13 seconds. Froome hopes to follow the success...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish takes early lead of Tirreno-Adriatico

Mark Cavendish took the early lead of the Tirreno-Adriatico after his Omega Pharma-QuickStep won the team time trial on a rainy opening day on Wednesday. Omega Pharma-QuickStep finished the 10-mile stage in 19 minutes, 24 seconds, beating Movistar by 11 seconds. Cadel Evans' BMC Racing team was third, 16 seconds behind. Cavendish will wear the blue jersey for crossing the line...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans withdraws from time trial

Former world champion Cadel Evans of Australia has withdrawn from the Olympic time trial. The Australian Olympic committee says Evans, who finished 79th in the road race, is too tired to compete in Wednesday's race against the clock. Evans struggled with his physical condition earlier this month, failing to defend his Tour de France title. Australian teammate Michael Rogers...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Young riders bring excitement to Tour de France

Along with Bradley Wiggins becoming the first British winner of the Tour de France, the youngest riders injected the 99th edition of the Tour with plenty of excitement. American Tejay van Garderen, 23, and Peter Sagan of Slovakia, 22, dominated the competition for the white and green jerseys. The 22-year-old Thibaut Pinot of France finished 10th, raising French hopes that a rider...
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July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tour de France rider hit by car

BMC rider Michael Schar suffered minor cuts on his right knee after colliding with the Tour de France doctor's car. BMC team doctor Max Testa says one of Schar's elbows looks swollen and would be examined at the team hotel late Thursday. Another BMC rider Stephen Cummings crashed after the feed zone during Thursday's stage and has pain in his left hip that also requires...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

BMC rider Schar hit by Tour de France doctor's car

BMC rider Michael Schar suffered minor cuts on his right knee after colliding with the Tour de France doctor's car. BMC team doctor Max Testa says one of Schar's elbows looks swollen and would be examined at the team hotel late Thursday. Another BMC rider Stephen Cummings crashed after the feed zone during Thursday's stage and has pain in his left hip that also requires...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Tour de France affects Australian sleep patterns

Forget about the competitors - the head of the Australian Medical Association says the Tour de France is tiring for Australia's work force because of the late-night and early-morning television coverage Down Under. The race is broadcast live in Australia from 10 p.m. to about 1.30 a.m. on the east coast. The event, featuring defending champion Cadel Evans of Australia and this...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Tacky Way To End Stage 14 Of The Tour

((HT: NBC/NBCSN/Tour de France)) There are ways to make political statements during sporting events... This was one of the more cowardly and, possibly, hazardous things that could have ever gone down. Defending champ Cadel Evans was one of the 30 or so riders that had to change tires on the fly. But there was a moment of sportsmanship in the Stage when the holder of the...
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July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Tacks on road cause about 30 punctures at Tour

Tacks on the road have caused flat tires for about 30 riders during the 14th stage of the Tour de France. Race officials are asking police to investigate. Race director Jean-Francois Pecheux commended Sky Team for encouraging the pack to not speed ahead or take advantage of the disturbance. Among those affected was defending champion Cadel Evans. Sky Team's leader is Bradley...
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July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Tacks on road mar Stage 14 of Tour

Luis Leon Sanchez of Spain used his time-trial experience to win the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Sunday as the three-week race entered the Pyrenees. Meanwhile, Tour de France officials are asking police to investigate the presence of tacks on the route -- causing around 30 riders to encounter punctures during the 14th stage. Tour leader Bradley Wiggins of Britain was expected...
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July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Greipel wins 13th stage of Tour

Andre Greipel of Germany led a sprint to win the 13th stage of the Tour de France Saturday as the three-week race headed south to the Mediterranean coast. Bradley Wiggins of Britain retained the yellow jersey. The windy and flat 135-mile run with one major hill from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Le Cap d'Agde was tailored for a win by one of the race's sprinters. The victory...
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July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Tour de France at a glance

A brief look at Thursday's 11th stage of the 99th Tour de France: Stage: The hardest Alpine stage in the Tour de France, a 92-mile ride from Albertville to the La Toussuire ski resort. Riders tackled three huge ascents in the stage totaling at least 40 miles of climbs, over two of the most grueling mountains in pro cycling, plus a nasty uphill finish. Winner: Pierre Rolland...
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Froome's attack suggests frustration at Tour

Christopher Froome's attack less than two miles from the finish Thursday was so good he stranded Tour de France team leader Bradley Wiggins. But Froome was not allowed to keep going. Team Sky sports directors ordered him to wait for Wiggins. Froome has been a model of dedication for Wiggins so far. His move, however, suggested he could be frustrated by his position within the...
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Sixteen World-Class Professional Teams and Top Cyclists Confirmed to Participate in 2012 USA Pro Challenge

2011 Champion Levi Leipheimer and 2011 Tour de France Winner Cadel Evans Welcomed Back for the 2012 Seven-Day Professional Cycling Race Denver, Colo. – Taking place August 20-26, 2012, on the heels of the Tour de France and the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, the 2012 USA Pro Challenge will feature 16 of the world’s best professional cycling teams. Comprised of UCI Pro, Pro Continental...
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Rolland wins toughest Tour stage

Pierre Rolland of France won the hardest Alpine stage in the Tour de France on Thursday, and Bradley Wiggins of Britain dusted defending champion Cadel Evans in the final climb to extend his overall lead. Rolland gave the Europcar team its second straight stage win after the 92-mile ride in the Alps from Albertville that ended with a grueling ascent to the ski resort of La Toussuire...
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July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Leipheimer plans to defend at USA Pro Challenge

Reigning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans, American star Levi Leipheimer and several of the world's top cyclists will roll off the start line at the USA Pro Challenge next month. The second-year stage race in Colorado announced its lineup of teams on Wednesday, and it includes six UCI ProTour teams - the highest classification of professional cycling teams. They include...
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July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Tour champion Cadel Evans vows to keep fighting

Defending Tour de France champion Cadel Evans wants to bring back another yellow jersey to Australia and has started playing mind games with his main rival, Bradley Wiggins. After losing 1 minute and 43 seconds to his British rival in Monday's first long time trial of the Tour, Evans looks determined to win the psychological battle. Wiggins, bidding to become the first British...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Pinot, A Fine French Win – 99th Tour de France, Stage 8

The youngest rider in this year's Tour de France, Frenchman, Thibaut Pinot (FDJ-Big Mat) took the biggest win of his professional career today when he soloed into Porrentruy urged on by his boisterous and overly animated team manager, Marc Madiot. On a stage that was comprised of seven categorized climbs, Pinot took control of the race on the final climb, the Category 1 Col...
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July 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Wiggins wins 9th stage, extends lead

Bradley Wiggins, looking to give Britain its first Tour de France victory, won the first big time trial of this year's race and extended his overall lead. The three-time Olympic track champion captured the 25.8-mile ninth stage Monday, asserting his command in cycling's showcase event. He beat runner-up Christopher Froome of Britain by 35 seconds in the ride between Arc...
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July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Froome wins Tour's seventh stage

Christopher Froome of Britain won the seventh stage of the Tour de France on Saturday by beating defending champion Cadel Evans of Australia and countryman Bradley Wiggins up the first summit finish this year.
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July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Froome wins Tour's seventh stage

Christopher Froome of Britain won the seventh stage of the Tour de France on Saturday by beating defending champion Cadel Evans of Australia and countryman Bradley Wiggins up the first summit finish this year. Wiggins took the leader's yellow jersey after the 123-mile trek from Tomblaine up to the Vosges mountains ski station of La Planche des Belles Filles from Fabian Cancellara...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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