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Cycling: Bernal all but wraps up maiden Colombian Tour de France title

07 July, 2019 4:35 pm 4:35 pm

VAL THORENS, France (Reuters) – Climbing phenomenon Egan Bernal was poised to become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall lead after Saturday’s 20th stage, a 59-km ride from Albertville. The Team Ineos rider, 22, finished fourth in the stage won by 2014 champion Vicenzo Nibali, the only … Read More

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Yates puts disappointment behind with Tour de France stage win

07 July, 2019 10:32 pm 10:32 pm

BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France (Reuters) – Simon Yates put a disappointing Giro d’Italia campaign behind him when he won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as the main title contenders stayed quiet in the first Pyrenean climbs of this year’s race. With an individual time trial scheduled for Friday, none of the top … Read More

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Cycling: Slovak Sagan claims fifth stage of Tour de France

07 July, 2019 5:38 am 5:38 am

COLMAR, France (Reuters) – Peter Sagan burst into life on the Tour de France when he claimed the fifth stage at the end of a 175.5-km bumpy ride from St Die des Vosges on Wednesday. The three-times world champion beat Belgian Wout van Aert and Italian Matteo Trentin in a sprint finish to strengthen his … Read More

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Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash

06 June, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

PARIS ( Reuters ) Froome, 34, was taken to a local hospital after hitting a wall during a course reconnaissance of the 26.1 km individual time trial around Roanne in central France, with team doctor Richard Usher confirming he also suffered a broken elbow. “Chris was taken to Roanne Hospital where initial examinations confirmed multiple … Read More