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Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title on Sunday after a three-week rocky ride.
Barring an unforeseen catastrophe, Team Sky leader Chris Froome will coast into Paris tonight and claim his third Tour de France title. In doing so he will join a select elite of multiple winners and establish himself as one of the race’s finest performers.
Chris Froome has virtually secured his third Tour de France title, holding on to his overall lead in the last competitive stage, won by Spain’s Ion Izagirre.
Chris Froome took another big step towards a third Tour de France title but Australia’s Richie Porte is also emerging as a potential podium finisher in Paris.
Colombian rider Jarlinson Pantano won the brutal 15th stage of the Tour de France through the Jura mountains after a long breakaway on Sunday.
Chris Froome turned the screw on his Tour de France rivals when he took second place in Friday’s individual time trial behind Tom Dumoulin amidst heightened security following the deadly Nice terror attack.
Last night’s stage on the daunting slopes of Mont Ventoux should have provided the Tour de France with its most spectacular highlights. Instead we got a ridiculous farce.
The selflessness displayed by Orica-BikeExchange’s Daryl Impey on Stage 10 of the 2016 Tour de France epitomises what an ultimate team player he is.
Michael Matthews has turned the page on years of bad luck in the Tour de France to complete his set of grand tour victories when he won the 10th stage after a royal breakaway on Tuesday.
Here is the summary of everything good, bad and ugly about the 2016 Tour de France.
Diminished by a fever and still reeling from crashes on the opening two days of the race, two-time champion Alberto Contador has pulled out of the Tour de France during the toughest Pyrenean stage.
The seventh stage of the Tour de France ended in farcical fashion on Friday when an inflatable arch deflated and slowed down several riders and sending Briton Adam Yates crashing to the ground.
Mark Cavendish cemented his status as the Tour de France’s greatest sprinter when he claimed his 29th stage victory in the race in Thursday’s sixth leg.
Belgian Greg van Avermaet has claimed the overall leader’s yellow jersey after winning the fifth stage of the Tour de France at the end of a long breakaway as Alberto Contador appeared to suffer from crash-related injuries.
Are we down to just two genuine contenders for the 2016 Tour de France already?
Mark Cavendish has joined France great Bernard Hinault in second place of the all-time list of Tour de France stage winners after pipping Andre Greipel for his second victory in this year’s race.
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In part two of my blog, I will look into Team Sky’s dominance of the Tour in recent times, and question some of the key contender’s motives.
Since the 2016 Tour de France ended, I have seen numerous comments proclaiming that this year’s race for the Maillot Jaune was boring.
On Sunday, Chris Froome rode into Paris to win his third Tour de France (Tour de France) and provide Team Sky’s fourth win in the last five years.
The 103rd edition of the Tour de France comes to an end tonight with the traditional sprint along the Champs-Elysees.
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Stage Results: Jon Izaguirre (Movistar) has handed Spain their first stage win of the 2016 Tour de France, with a brilliant recovery effort on the final climb while Chris Froome (Sky) held the yellow jersey in convincing fashion before the ride to Paris tomorrow.
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The penultimate stage of the 2016 Tour De France will see the riders complete their four day battle in the Alps.
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Stage Results In a rain and crash affected Stage 19 of the 2016 Tour de France, it was Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) who took out the win after a commanding attack.
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The penultimate stage in the Alps sees the riders head back into France for Stage 19 of the 2016 Tour de France.
With a gruelling 17 days already under the belt, the peloton will be hit with the first mountain individual time trial since 2004 at the Tour de France, in what could be a deciding day. Join The Roar from 10pm (AEST) for live coverage of Stage 18.
Stage 18 of the Tour sees the riders battle it out once again in the ‘race of truth’. After a difficult but fairly unselective day yesterday, the general classification contenders will not be able to follow the wheels of their fellow contenders, something which the majority have done all Tour long.
Stage Results Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha) has become the first Russian to win a stage of the Tour de France since 2009, taking out Stage 17 with a dominant attack out of the breakaway, while Chris Froome once again completed a commanding hold of the yellow jersey.
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Stage 17 of the 2016 Tour de France marks the start of a final difficult week of the race, with the riders facing the task of getting over the Alps before they finish off on Sunday in Paris.
Stage Results: Peter Sagan took his third win of the 2016 Tour de France with a photo finish victory over Alexander Kristoff for Stage 16 Moirans En-Montagne to Berne.
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A total of 209 kilometres separate the riders from the final rest day of the Tour, as Stage 16 of the race travels from Moirans-en-Montagne to the Swiss city of Berne.
Stage 15 of the Tour de France, and another chance in the mountains saw Chris Froome and Team Sky once again dominate – but the only real storyline to come from the stage was that Richie Porte once again showed why he must be the outright BMC leader.
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