Posts Tagged "Cycling"

If you go to the front page of the FIFA website, world football’s governing body, you’ll see a link called social responsibility.

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After a first week that tore up every script and binned some of the best-laid plans, followed by a second week that tipped the rubbish bin full of torn-up scripts and plans upside down and set them on fire, the Tour’s third week has settled to a steady pile of glowing embers.

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Michael Rogers finally won a Tour de France stage after 10 years of trying, and with it came redemption for the Australian cyclist.

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Australian champion Simon Gerrans did not start the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

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If we don’t know the winner of this year’s Tour de France already, we will after tonight’s short but sharp 125 kilometre stage from Saint Gaudens to Saint Lary Pla d’Adet. Join The Roar from 9:30pm (AEST) for all the action.

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As we approach the final stages of the 2014 Tour de France, I thought it would be interesting to share what a standard day on a Grand Tour is like for the riders.

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Michael Rogers is as good a cycling tactician as you’ll find, but his sudden ability to win three Grand Tour stages in just two months can’t just be put down to talent.

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Jean-Christophe Peraud admitted he had not even ridden the three tough Pyrenean stages at the Tour de France in advance because he didn’t expect to be competing for a podium.

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Welcome to the Pyrenees as Stage 16 sees the Tour de France field tackle the final sets of mountains in this year’s Grand Tour. Join The Roar for live commentary and a blog from 10:00pm AEST.

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Just six days – and the small matter of the Pyrenees – separate Vincenzo Nibali from joining the pantheon of greats who have triumphed in all three of cycling’s Grand Tours.

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One of the more bizarre stories of the past few days is that 12 former Tour de France winners — just under half of the 25 still living — think Lance Armstrong should get his seven ‘titles’ back.

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After the entree served up in the Vosges Mountains, the Tour de France has finally covered the meatier course of the Alpes. If things continue in the same fashion for Vinzenzo Nibali, the Pyrenees are looking to be his dessert.

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It took two days in the Alps to crush Richie Porte’s ambitions at this year’s Tour de France, slipping from second to 16th and over 16 minutes adrift from race leader Vincenzo Nibali.

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Alexander Kristoff gained his second victory of the Tour de France on Sunday, winning the 222km 15th stage from Tallard to Nimes.

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The Tour de France leaves the Alps behind and in a long, 222 kilometre transition stage. Join me from 10:00pm AEST for tonight’s live blog.

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A two-day incursion into the Alps is over and with a flat stage the next rendezvous for the peloton, the podium contenders can enjoy a day off before the Pyrenees and Bergerac time-trial decides the 101st Tour de France.

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Unfortunately for Australian cycling fans, the prophetic words uttered by Cadel Evans on the eve of Stage 13 became reality when Team Sky’s Tasmanian import, Richie Porte, tumbled from leadership contention to the depths of the also-rans.

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I don’t think many Australians understand just how difficult completing the Tour of France actually is. As the tour undertakes its first serious mountain stage, allow me to let you in on what that means.

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The German public has had a frosty relationship with professional cycling since the numerous doping scandals of the early 2000s.

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The European journos were convinced he wouldn’t last the pace – and they were right. Despite some promising signs in the past week, Richie Porte’s much debated fragility was exposed once again at the Tour de France.

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