Tour de France
The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.
Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, having dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.
The organization that runs the Tour de France wasn’t immediately commenting on the decision by the U.S. Anti Doping Agency to erase 14 years of Lance Armstrong’s career — including his record seven wins in cycling’s most prestigious race.
My carpool buddy, colleague, and regular verbal sparring partner Steve Bitker asked me on the way to work Friday morning what I thought about the Lance Armstrong matter. And the best I could do by way of answer was to say, “it’s complicated.”
32-year-old Bradley Wiggins became Britain’s first winner of cycling’s greatest race on Sunday.
Thibaut Pinot gave France its first stage victory in the Tour de France on Sunday while Bradley Wiggins of Britain kept the overall lead as the race entered Switzerland.
(CBS/ET) – The Tour de France champ welcomed his fifth child, tweeting: “Olivia Marie Armstrong has arrived!” He later wrote: “Good morning! Thanks to you all for the support and well wishes. Momma and Olivia […]
PARIS (AP) _ Alberto Contador won his third Tour de France in four years on Sunday, heralding the arrival of a new cycling superstar even as seven-time champion Lance Armstrong finished the race for the […]