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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Tour of Lombardy provide revenge for worlds’ losers

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 01:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Milan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Milan At least three of the world’s top one-day classics riders could be forgiven for having a degree of revenge on their minds when they line up for Tour ... Tour series. But the Spaniard, currently with an 80-point deficit on the Tour de France champion, seems more intent on erasing the memory of last week’s blow. “Even if I didn’t win the World ...

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    Bradley Wiggins proves he now has the legs for a fight

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Roubaix Olympic champion says he is sticking to his plan to race on the track and in the Tour de France Wiggins proves he now has the legs for a fight Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins vowed to earn his place on the Sky team to support defending champion Chris Froome in July after finishing ninth at Paris-Roubaix. Wiggins put ...

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    No positive tests this year Tour de France, says UCI

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 09:45am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London In 2013 the Tour de France had no positive drug test results, Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) director Francesca Rossi said at a media Open Day in Aigle, ... way to seven Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005. Team Sky’s Froome, who had to face the media every day on the Tour, expressed his frustration during the race at being repeatedly ...

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    Stunning Tour de France cycling debut for Colombian Nairo Quintana

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... success on the Tour de France would come to me so quickly," said Quintana. "I wasn't sure how things would work out, but my team believed in me and during the whole Tour they have ... on the Tour de France and I want to say a special thanks to my compatriot and friend Mauricio Soler. "I hope he get's well soon because he has helped me immensely along the way." ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Italy's Matteo Trentin wins 14th stage of Tour de France cycling race

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lyon Yellow-jersey holder Froome keeps powder dry for today's tough mountan challenge Trentin's takes stage with perfect timing Omega-Pharma's Matteo Trentin handed Italy its maiden win of the 100th Tour de France when he beat Michael Albasini and Andrew Talansky in a sprint finish at the end of an entertaining 14th stage yesterday. ...

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    A week to forget for Cavendish's Tour de France campaign

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tours Briton is blamed for crash, beaten in stage sprint by a rising star and has urine thrown at him A week to forget for Cavendish's Tour campaign Mark Cavendish had hoped the second week of the Tour de France might see him climb back into contention for the green jersey, but instead it has proved to be a week to forget. The sprint star was blamed ...

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    Froome finds himself alone among enemies in Tour de France

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AP

    ... Agencies in Bagneres-de-Bigorre, France Team Sky crush opposition on the first climb of the race in a style that led many to make inevitable comparisons to the Armstrong era Froome finds himself alone among enemies Irishman Dan Martin won the ninth stage of the Tour de France yesterday after a dramatic day of racing in the Pyrenees saw yellow jersey holder Chris Froome forced ...

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    Out of Africa: Daryl Impey rides from purgatory to history in Tour de France

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montpellier, France South African's career had nosedived, but now he is the first African to wear yellow jersey Impey rides from purgatory to place in history ... at the Tour de France when he became the first African and the first South African to pull on the fabled yellow jersey. He will keep it for at least one more stage after defending it yesterday. ...

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    A Tour de France day where teamwork shined

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 10:23am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Montpellier, France Stage 6 of the 100th Tour de France was a textbook demonstration of teamwork. Like playing pass the parcel, an Australian deliberately handed over the race lead to a South African teammate and friend, so he could be the first rider from that country to wear the famed yellow jersey. And the German, Andre Greipel, who won the stage ...

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    Germany's Kittel wins 12th stage of Tour de France

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 08:38am by Associated Press in Tours, France

    ... Associated Press in Tours, France  Germany’s Marcel Kittel overtook Mark Cavendish at the line on Thursday to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, and Chris Froome avoided a late crash in the main pack to preserve his big lead.  Cavendish moved in front but Kittel gained ground and just beat him to the line to earn his second stage win in three days and third ...




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