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Tour de France

Germany's Andre Greipel (2ndL) sprints to win the 194 km sixth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 10, 2014 between Arras and Reims, northern France. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Things Tour De France Riders Won’t Stop For

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.

07/10/2014

Christopher Froome

British Cyclist Froome Rides To Victory In 100th Tour de France

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.

07/21/2013

Lance Armstrong (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Lance Armstrong, The System & Public Perception

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.

08/24/2012

Lance Armstrong of the USA and Astana in action on stage 18 of the 2009 Tour de France, a 40km Time Trial around Lake Annecy, on July 23, 2009 in Annecy, France.  (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: What Does Ban Mean For Armstrong’s Legacy?

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.”

08/24/2012

Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins Makes British History At Tour De France

32-year-old Bradley Wiggins became Britain’s first winner of cycling’s greatest race on Sunday.

07/22/2012

Bradley Wiggins Stage 8

Wiggins Holds Tour de France Lead After Pinot Wins 8th Stage

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.

07/08/2012

Lance Armstrong Added Another Baby To His Brood

Lance Armstrong Added Another Baby To His Brood

(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 […]

CBS San Francisco–10/17/2010

Contador Wins Third Tour de France

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 […]

07/25/2010

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