Tour de France

Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Result: Chris Froome crowned Tour de France winner for third time
Chris Froome wins the Tour de France for the third time in four years after crossing the line in Paris for the 21st and final stage.
Jul 24, 18:40
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France title after defending overall lead
Team Sky's Chris Froome maintains his overall lead at the summit of the 2016 Tour de France leaderboard following a rain-soaked penultimate stage in the Alps.
Jul 23, 17:09
Mark Cavendish photographed on July 21, 2013
Mark Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France to focus on Olympics
Mark Cavendish announces that he is withdrawing from this year's Tour de France in order to focus on winning gold at the Rio Olympics.
Jul 19, 20:23
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Tour de France to go ahead as planned following suspected terror attack
Friday's stage of the Tour de France, a 37.5km ride from Bourg-Saint-Andeol to La Caverne du Pont-d'Arc, is to go ahead despite Thursday's terror attack in Nice.
Jul 15, 09:29
Tour de France winner Chris Froome gives a press conference on November 19, 2013
Chris Froome keeps yellow jersey following 12th-stage mayhem in Tour de France
Chris Froome retains the yellow jersey in the Tour de France, despite crashing his bike and proceeding on foot during stage 12 of the race.
Jul 14, 17:16
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Video: Chris Froome forced to run without bike in Tour de France after 12th-stage chaos
Chris Froome risks losing the yellow jersey after a 12th-stage crash results in him running up the Mount Ventoux summit in the Tour de France.
Jul 14, 16:28
Chris Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky chases back to the peloton after being involved in a crash just afte the start of stage four of the 2014 Le Tour de France on July 8, 2014
Result: Chris Froome wins stage eight of Tour de France, takes yellow jersey
Britain's Chris Froome wins stage eight of the Tour de France and takes the yellow jersey in the process.
Jul 9, 16:36
Mark Cavendish photographed on July 21, 2013
Result: Mark Cavendish wins 28th Tour de France stage
Mark Cavendish edges out Andre Greipel to secure his 28th Tour de France stage win.
Jul 4, 19:48
Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium at the end of the 159.5 km third stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2015
Chris Froome to lead Team Sky at Tour de France
Two-time Tour de France winner and reigning champion Chris Froome will lead the Team Sky squad for the 103rd edition of the race.
Jun 22, 17:41
Britain's Christopher Froome is pictured during the team presentation ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, western England, on July 3, 2014
Chris Froome pleased with 2016 Tour de France route
Chris Froome says that the 2016 Tour de France route will suit him better than this year's course.
Oct 21, 00:47
Giant-Shimano rider Marcel Kittel of Germany crosses the line in first place at the end of stage three of the 2014 Tour de France in London on July 7, 2014
London mayor Boris Johnson: 'Hosting start of 2017 Tour de France not worth it'
London mayor Boris Johnson says that he could not justify spending £35m on hosting the start of the 2017 Tour de France.
Sep 30, 09:27
Giant-Shimano rider Marcel Kittel of Germany crosses the line in first place at the end of stage three of the 2014 Tour de France in London on July 7, 2014
London pulls out of 2017 Tour de France start
London turns down the chance to host the Tour de France's Grand Depart in 2017.
Sep 28, 18:58
Britain's Christopher Froome is pictured during the team presentation ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, western England, on July 3, 2014
Chris Froome targeting multiple Tour de France wins
Chris Froome believes that he is capable of winning another five Tour de France titles after winning his second crown earlier this year.
Aug 14, 15:50
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome: 'I will never dishonour the yellow jersey'
Tour de France winner Chris Froome says that he will "always respect" the yellow jersey, following recent accusations of doping.
Jul 27, 16:56
Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium at the end of the 159.5 km third stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2015
Chris Froome elated with historic Tour de France win
Chris Froome admits that he is elated with his "special" Tour de France title win after becoming the first Briton to win the competition for a second time.
Jul 26, 20:06
Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium at the end of the 159.5 km third stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2015
Result: Chris Froome secures Tour de France title for the second time in his career
Chris Froome comes through the final stage of the Tour de France unscathed to clinch the championship for the second time in his career.
Jul 26, 19:04
Sports Mole logo
Police open fire on vehicle at Tour de France
Police open fire on a vehicle which tried to crash through barriers at the final stage of the Tour de France.
Jul 26, 10:48
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome to be crowned Tour de France champion
Chris Froome all but clinches his second Tour de France title in three years after successfully negotiating the penultimate stage of the race.
Jul 25, 16:11
Stage winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning the 197.5 km thirteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 18, 201
Result: Vincenzo Nibali wins Stage 19, Nairo Quintana close gap on Chris Froome
Vincenzo Nibali claims Stage 19 of this year's Tour de France as Nairo Quintana finishes 29 seconds ahead of Chris Froome.
Jul 24, 16:57
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome confident ahead of final two mountain stages
Chris Froome insists that he is not expecting to experience too much trouble on the final two mountain stages as he bids to win the Tour de France for a second time.
Jul 24, 03:59
Romain Bardet of France and AG2R La Mondial Team crosses the finish line to win Stage Eighteen of the 2015 Tour de France, a 186.5km stage between Gap and Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne on July 23, 2015
Result: Romain Bardet claims win on Stage 18
Ag2r-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet secures victory on Stage 18 of the Tour de France.
Jul 23, 16:37
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome: 'Doping accusations will never end'
Chris Froome believes that allegations suggesting he has used performance-enhancing drugs to boost his performance will be "never-ending", despite Team Sky's efforts.
Jul 22, 20:45
Geraint Thomas of Great Britain and Team SKY in action during the twentieth stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 54km individual time trial stage between Bergerac and Perigueux, on July 26, 2014
Geraint Thomas fine after crash at Tour de France
Geraint Thomas reveals that he is feeling fine, after hitting his head on a telegraph pole during the 16th stage of the Tour de France.
Jul 20, 17:37
Spain's Ruben Plazza Molina (Communidad Valenciana) rides during the third and last stage of the 74th Criterium International cycling race, a team time-trial around Charlevilles-Mezieres, 27 March 2005
Result: Ruben Plazza triumphant in stage 16 of Tour de France
Spain's Ruben Plazza wins the 16th stage of the Tour de France after a gripping chase down the final descent.
Jul 20, 16:36
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome: 'Cup of urine thrown at me'
Tour de France leader Chris Froome claims that a cup of urine was thrown at him by a supporter.
Jul 18, 17:36
Steve Cummings of England goes past The Tolbooth during the Men's individual time trial during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014
Result: Great Britain's Steve Cummings wins first Tour de France stage
Briton Steve Cummings wins stage 14 of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome extends his lead.
Jul 18, 17:33
Australia's Richie Porte sprints before the finish line at the end of the 32 km individual time-trial and seventeenth stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 17, 2013
Richie Porte: 'Tour de France spectator punched me'
Richie Porte reveals that he was punched by a fan during stage 10 of this year's Tour de France.
Jul 17, 22:39
Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet (R) celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, at the end of the 198,5 km thirteenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July
Chris Froome maintains Tour de France lead after stage 13
Chris Froome remains leader of the Tour de France after finishing sixth in stage 13, which was won by Belgium's Greg van Avermaet.
Jul 17, 19:16
Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium at the end of the 159.5 km third stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2015
Chris Froome shows support for wildlife conservation
Tour de France leader Chris Froome adds an image of a rhino to his bike in support of wildlife conservation.
Jul 17, 13:44
Gold medallist England's Alex Dowsett poses after the podium during the Men's Cycling Individual Time Trial medal ceremony at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 31, 2014
Alex Dowsett forced to withdraw from Tour de France
Great Britain's Alex Dowsett is forced to withdraw from the Tour de France with an elbow injury.
Jul 16, 16:25
Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver of Spain and Team Katusha celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win stage twelve of the 2015 Tour de France, a 195 km stage between Lannemezan and Plateau de Beille, on July 16, 2015
Result: Joaquim Rodriguez claims stage 12 of Tour de France
Team Katusha rider Joachim Rodriguez records victory in stage 12 of the Tour de France as Chris Froome retains the yellow jersey.
Jul 16, 16:11
Geraint Thomas of Great Britain and Team SKY in action during the twentieth stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 54km individual time trial stage between Bergerac and Perigueux, on July 26, 2014
Geraint Thomas plays down chances of podium finish
Geraint Thomas insists that he is not thinking about the prospect of finishing on the Tour de France podium.
Jul 14, 21:36
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Result: Chris Froome cruises to stage 10 victory in Tour de France
Chris Froome extends his overall lead in the Tour de France with an emphatic victory in the first mountain stage.
Jul 14, 17:30
Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium at the end of the 159.5 km third stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2015
Chris Froome: 'Pressure is on rivals'
Tour de France leader Chris Froome says that the pressure is on his rivals to take the yellow jersey, as the race enters the mountain stages.
Jul 13, 19:49
Ivan Basso of Italy and Tinkoff-Saxo attends the 2015 Tour de France Team Presentation, on July 2, 2015
Ivan Basso quits Tour de France after testicular cancer diagnosis
Two-time Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso withdraws from the Tour de France after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.
Jul 13, 14:17
Luca Paolini of Italy and Team Katusha crosses the finish line on stage three of the 2015 Tour de France, a 154km stage between Antwerp and Huy, on July 5, 2015
Luca Paolini exits Tour de France after testing positive for cocaine
Italian cyclist Luca Paolini is provisionally suspended by the UCI after testing positive for cocaine.
Jul 10, 20:51
Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Etixx-Quick Step celebrates his stage victory on the podium following stage seven of the 2015 Tour de France, a 190.5km stage between Livarot and Fougeres on July 10, 2015
Result: Mark Cavendish wins Tour de France stage seven
Etixx-Quickstep rider Mark Cavendish wins his first Tour de France stage for two years with victory on stage seven in Fougeres.
Jul 10, 19:24
Germany's Tony Martin, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, sits on the ground after a fall as Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski looks at him (R), during the 191.5 km sixth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 9, 2015
Result: Tour de France leader Tony Martin breaks collarbone
Tony Martin retains the yellow jersey after stage six of the Tour de France, but his participation is in doubt following a collision that saw him break his collarbone.
Jul 9, 19:44
Andre Greipel of Germany and Lotto-Soudal celebrates his victory during stage five of the 2015 Tour de France, a 189.5km stage between Arras and Amiens on July 8, 2015
Result: Andre Greipel secures victory on stage five of Tour de France
German rider Andre Greipel edges out Mark Cavendish to secure victory on stage five of this year's Tour de France.
Jul 8, 17:57
Tony Martin of Germany riding for Etixx-QuickStep celebrates as he wins stage four of the 2015 Tour de France from Seraing, Belgium to Cambrai, France on July 7, 2015
Result: Tony Martin wins stage four of the Tour de France
Tony Martin wins stage four of the Tour de France to replace Chris Froome as the overall leader.
Jul 7, 17:03