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Cycling: Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tour's Tourmalet to lift home hopes   25%

Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a French renaissance that could deliver a first home title since 1985.


Cycling: I felt weak, Thomas admits after Tour's first mountain test   -6%

Champion Geraint Thomas admitted he felt "quite weak" as he lost further ground on race leader Julian Alaphilippe and other top contenders in the first big mountain test of the Tour de France on Saturday.


Cycling: Pinot transforms rage into iconic win as Thomas loses ground   10%

An enraged Thibaut Pinot put the hammer down on the first major mountain test of the Tour de France, leading a French one-two ahead of overall leader Julian Alaphilippe to triumph at the top of the iconic Col du Tourmalet on Saturday.


Thibaut Pinot transforms rage into iconic win as Thomas loses ground   10%

An enraged Thibaut Pinot put the hammer down on the first major mountain test of the Tour de France, leading a French one-two ahead of overall leader Julian Alaphilippe to triumph at the top of the iconic Col du Tourmalet on Saturday.


The man who almost brought Lionel Messi to Israel explains why it never happened  

But Daniel Benaim did stage the Giro d’Italia in Israel. Next? Maybe the Tour de France


Thomas loses more time in Tour de France as Pinot wins on Tourmalet  

Defending champion Geraint Thomas lost time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphilippe as Thibaut Pinot won stage 14 on the Col du Tourmalet.


At Tour de France, Alaphilippe widens lead over Thomas, the defending champion   12%



French rider Thibaut Pinot won Stage 14 of the Tour de France on Saturday, while leader Julian Alaphilippe moved farther ahead of defending champion Geraint Thomas, who faltered during the first big mountain stage.



Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in bizarre fashion  


Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis pulled out of the Tour de France during Thursday's Stage 12, leaving his team wondering where he had gone.


Pedal along the American River on a weekend trip to Sacramento  


Maybe you're not a contender for the Tour de France, but you don't have to be if you're biking Sacramento's American River Parkway, the trail that starts in the historic district and ends in Folsom.


Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tour's Tourmalet to lift home hopes   25%


Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a French renaissance that could deliver a first home title since 1985.


At the Tour de France, Some Just Try to Survive to Ride Another Day   10%


A time trial. A chase car. A wild ride at the Tour de France.


Pinot conquers Tourmalet as Thomas loses time to Alaphilippe   11%

France celebrated Saturday as Thibaut Pinot conquered the Pyrenean summit of la Col du Tourmalet with Julian Alaphilippe following him across the line to extend his overall Tour de France lead.


South Africa's Impey wins Tour de France Stage 9   18%

South African Daryl Impey added an individual stage win to his Tour de France happy memories when he prevailed at the end of a long breakaway from St Etienne on Sunday.


Alaphilippe stuns Thomas in Tour time-trial   12%

Julian Alapahilippe extended his overall lead at the Tour de France Friday winning the 27.2-kilometer individual time-trial at Pau on stage 13 to keep the yellow jersey and send his home fans wild.


Simon Yates wins prestige Pyrenees Tour stage   -12%

Britain’s Simon Yates won stage 12 of the Tour de France Thursday, beating two other survivors of a mass breakaway in the Pyrenees.


Aussie rookie Ewan wins bunch sprint in Toulouse   8%

Australian Caleb Ewan picked up his first Tour de France stage win in a mass sprint at Toulouse Wednesday as Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe kept the overall lead.


Ineos already in pole position for Tour glory   -15%

Team Ineos are already poised for a Tour de France triumph before the race even enters the high mountains after a brutal display of strength on the eve of the first rest day.


Crosswind sends Alaphilippe clear on Tour   -15%

Dutch rookie Wout van Aert won stage 10 of the Tour de France Monday as Julian Alaphilippe extended his overall lead after a blistering late charge split the peloton.