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Tour de France team under investigation over alleged doping

September 22, 2020 11:07 am

The preliminary investigation was opened for administering and prescribing banned substances without medical justification or detention of and the method used without medical justification, L'Equipe and other news outlets reported.

Tadej Pogacar crushes Primoz Roglic to seal Tour de France title

September 20, 2020 11:42 am

Set to become the youngest post-World War II champion, Tadej Pogacar flew on the penultimate stage, a lung-burning uphill time trial, and devoured Primoz Roglic's 57-second lead on Saturday.

Why a group of women cyclists is riding the arduous Tour de France route

September 13, 2020 5:21 pm

To push the iconic but all-male race towards gender equality

Explained: Why the Tour de France might brake short of Paris this year

September 13, 2020 11:13 am

The event started on a wrong foot when just two days before the opening leg, the Lotto-Soudal team announced that two of their support staff had tested ‘non-negative’ for Covid-19.

French PM to have COVID test after sharing car with Tour de France director

September 08, 2020 8:35 pm

French Prime Minister Jean Castex is to undergo a COVID-19 test as a precaution after he shared a car with the director of the Tour de France cycle race.

Tour de France teams can be excluded if two riders test positive for coronavirus

August 28, 2020 8:57 pm

A meeting between the tour organisers and the teams led to the rule being 'relaxed', meaning that Lotto Soudal, who had two staff members test positive on Thursday, remained in the race.

Tour de France may have to limit spectators at start

April 28, 2020 11:18 pm

The French PM said on Tuesday that all major sporting and cultural events bringing together more than 5,000 participants can't be held before September due to which Ligue 1 now stands cancelled.

Tour de France called off amid coronavirus threat, no new dates set

April 14, 2020 8:23 pm

The Tour de France may still happen this year, but it’s clear the three-week race won't be starting on June 27 in the Riviera city of Nice as scheduled. The last time it was not held was in 1946.

Tour de France champion gets homecoming fiesta in Colombia

August 08, 2019 11:38 am

Thousands of screaming fans held a victory party for Tour de France champion Egan Bernal in his Colombian hometown on Wednesday.

Chris Froome ahead of schedule in recovery

July 29, 2019 10:54 am

The 34-year-old Froome broke his neck, femur, elbow, hip and ribs in the accident that occurred less than four weeks before the start of the Tour, painfully ending his dream of a record-equalling fifth title.


Egan Bernal claims Colombia's first Tour de France title

July 29, 2019 11:26 am

Egan Bernal became the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after Sunday's 21st and final stage won by Caleb Ewan of Australia.

Kate Middleton, Prince Willian kick off 101st Tour de France

July 06, 2014 11:37 am

Kate Middleton cut the race ribbon at the start of the first leg.