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Retiring Alberto Contador honoured with No.1 Vuelta jersey

Triple winner Alberto Contador will wear bib No.1 in his farewell Vuelta a Espana later this month as the Spaniard prepares to bring his career to an end.

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Chris Froome takes home fourth Tour de France title, Aussie Matthews claims green

Riding a bright yellow bike to match his leader’s jersey, defending champion Chris Froome won his fourth and most challenging Tour de France title on Sunday.

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Australian cycling legend Phil Anderson has been airlifted to hospital with broken ribs and a broken collarbone after falling off his bike.

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Froome remains in yellow as Barguil wins Stage 18

Tour de France leader Chris Froome has survived a thrilling Col d’Izoard climb while Australia’s green jersey favourite Michael Matthews remains well clear after a thrilling 18th stage.

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Green jersey leader Kittel abandons Tour

Australian Michael Matthews is now in the box seat to win his first Tour de France green jersey after leader Marcel Kittel abandoned.

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Dengelkob grabbed me by my neck: Matthews

Australian Michael Matthews accused German rival John Degenkolb of being a poor sport after his angry reaction to being beaten in a sprint for the line at the end of a windy 16th stage of the Tour de France.

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Marcel Kittel sprints to Stage 11 victory

German rider Marcel Kittel claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish, taking his tally to five stage wins since the start of the race.

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Stick to Aru like glue in Pyrenees: Froome

Chris Froome’s main goal in Thursday’s 12th stage of the Tour de France will be to ensure that those rivals who have already slipped out of contention do not get back into the race.

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Richie Porte out of Tour de France after horror crash

Australian Richie Porte is out of the Tour de France after he crashed heavily during a high-speed descent during the ninth stage on Sunday, fracturing his right clavicle and pelvis.

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Peter Sagan sensationally booted from Tour de France as Arnaud Demare wins Stage 4

France’s Arnaud Demare won the fourth stage of the Tour de France and took the green sprinters jersey on a day that saw the winner of the last five green jerseys, Peter Sagan, kicked out of the race.

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Porte disappoints in dramatic Tour opener

Australian hope Richie Porte has endured a tough start to his Tour de France campaign, finishing 49th in a dramatic opening time trial won by Welshman Geraint Thomas of Team Sky.

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Jakob Fuglsang stunned the pre-race favourites to win the Criterium du Dauphine, leapfrogging Australia’s Richie Porte on a thrilling final stage as Tour de France champion Chris Froome appeared short of form.

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Dumoulin hammers rivals to take Giro lead

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin has claimed the Giro d’Italia pink jersey when he crushed the opposition in Tuesday’s individual time trial to open up a big gap at the top of the overall standings.

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Rohan Dennis scores important victory at Tour of the Alps

Australian cycling star Rohan Dennis boosted his confidence ahead of next month’s Giro d’Italia by winning stage two at the Tour of the Alps.

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Gilbert wins Amstel Gold, Haas impresses to finish fourth

Australian cyclist Nathan Haas has enjoyed one of the biggest results of his career, finishing fourth at Amstel Gold.

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Rohan Dennis aims to test cycling form in Alps

Australian cycling star Rohan Dennis aims to fine-tune his form at the Tour of the Alps ahead of a major test at the Giro d’Italia

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Lance Armstrong gets away with it on Oprah

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Richie Porte riding old willunga hill

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Esteban Chaves wins a race

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Caleb Ewan wins ahead of Peter Sagan

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Women cycling the losers in recent Cycling Australia decisions

It does not matter if Chloe Hosking or Rachel Neylan win, lose or obtain a podium place during the elite women’s road race of the UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway on Saturday. Their performance will be one of the most scrutinised by the world’s cycling media regardless.

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It will take time to close the gender pay gap in cycling

Just days after the completion of the 2017 edition of the Tour de France, The Daily Mail, an English newspaper, exposed the huge pay gaps between professional male and female cyclists.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 21 live race updates, blog

The Tour de France comes home to Paris and all things being equal, all the major jerseys have been decided. The question remains though, who will sprint to victory on the Champs-Élysées? Join The Roar for live coverage and updates of Stage 21 from 12:40am (AEST).

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Should Orica-Scott have done more to keep Michael Matthews?

Michael Matthews will have to fall off his bike not to ride into Paris on Sunday wearing the green jersey.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 20 live race updates, blog

The Tour de France enters its penultimate day, a 22.5-kilometre Time Trial on Stage 20 in Marseille as Chris Froome looks to all but wrap up a fourth yellow jersey. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 9:45pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 19 live race updates, blog

Stage 19, which is also the longest of the Tour de France presents itself as the perfect opportunity for the breakaway, with a mainly flat 222.5-kilometre journey ahead of the peloton. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 10pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour De France: Stage 18 live race updates, blog

It’s D-Day at the Tour de France, with Stage 18 being the last chance for the climbers to wrench time off of Chris Froome before the final Time Trial. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 9pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 17 live race updates, blog

The Tour de France enters the final days, with Stage 17 the first of those coming in the alps. Four big climbs await the peloton, including the highest point of the race, with Chris Froome looking to hang onto yellow. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 8:10pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 17 preview

By Brendon Vella, 19 Jul 2017
2017 Tour de France: Stage 17 preview

Stage 17 of the Tour de France is the first of two stages in the Alps, with the legendary Col du Galibier playing host to most of the action.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 16 live race updates, blog

Stage 16 of the Tour de France sees the riders transition to the foot of the Alps. Join The Roar’s live coverage from 10pm (AEST), as the sprinters have another chance for glory.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 15 live race updates, blog

With Chris Froome back in the yellow leader’s jersey and Aussie Michael Matthews winning his first stage, all eyes are on the Tour de France as the riders tackle a mountainous Stage 15. Join The Roar for all the live coverage, updates and results of Stage 15 from 9.30pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 14 results and commentary

Stage Results: Michael Matthews captured his second ever Tour de France stage and Chris Froome managed to regain the yellow jersey in an action packed ending to Stage 14.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 13 live race updates, blog

Stage 13 of the 2017 Tour de France is one of the most unique tour stages in recent memory – at 101km it is one of the shortest stages in the tour’s history. Join The Roar for live coverage from 10:30pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 13 preview

By Brendon Vella, 14 Jul 2017
2017 Tour de France: Stage 13 preview

The second day in the Pyrenees is the shortest road stage of the race, at just over 101 kilometres. Don’t be fooled though, it includes three Category 1 climbs, which should see an aggressive Stage 13.

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 12 live race updates, blog

Yesterday’s finishing town of Pau will be the start of the second summit finish of the race, with the riders heading into the Pyrennes on Stage 12 of the Tour de France. Join The Roar’s live coverage from 9pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 11 live race updates, blog

It’ll be yet another chance for the sprinters at the Tour de France with Stage 11 taking the riders over 203.5 kilometres from Eymet to Pau. Join The Roar for live coverage from 11pm (AEST).

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Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) wins Stage 10 of the 2013 Tour de France ahead of Lotto Belisol rider Andre Greipel (Image: Team Sky).

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Richie Porte 2017 Cycling

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Chris Froome in the yellow jersey with team-mate Richie Porte (far left) on Stage 16 of the 2013 Tour de France (Image: Sky).

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Richie Porte 2017 Cycling

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Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) wins Stage 10 of the 2013 Tour de France ahead of Lotto Belisol rider Andre Greipel (Image: Team Sky).

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