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British Cyclist Chris Froome Wins 2013 Tour De France

British Cyclist Chris Froome Wins 2013 Tour De France Jul 21st, 2013 at 4:00PM: Courtesy Sky Sports The 100th edition of the Tour de France will come to a dramatic end today when the riders arrive in Paris at last. For the past three weeks the best cyclists in the world have been battling it out on the roads of France for the right to wear the famed maillot jaune – better known as the "yellow jersey" – that designates the current leader of the race. As the peloton...

The 2013 Tour De France Begins Today!

The 2013 Tour De France Begins Today! Jun 29th, 2013 at 8:00AM: Tour de France Cycling fans across the globe are celebrating today as the 2013 Tour de France gets underway for the first time from the Isle of Corsica. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the race and to commemorate the occasion Tour organizers have put together a course that is designed to create drama and test the skill and endurance of the riders. For the next three weeks they will be...

2012 Tour De France Begins Today!

2012 Tour De France Begins Today! Jun 30th, 2012 at 8:00AM: Cycling's premiere event, the Tour de France, gets underway today with the world's best riders preparing for another challenging race. This year's Tour promises to be an exciting one as the teams go head-to-head through 20 grueling stages that culminate on July 22 with their arrival on the Champs Elysees in Paris. The competition for the famed Maillot Jaune, or Yellow Jersey, which is worn...

Australian Cadel Evans wins 2011 Tour de France

Australian Cadel Evans wins 2011 Tour de France Jul 25th, 2011 at 8:00AM: The 2011 Tour de France came to an end yesterday on the Champs Elyesees in Paris, where Australian Cadel Evans rode to victory in the race's famed Yellow Jersey. After more than three weeks of racing, Evans emerged from the pack as best rider in this year's event, and became the first man from Australia to win cycling's premiere event. With a course designed to challenge the riders in unique...

The 2011 Tour de France begins today!

The 2011 Tour de France begins today! Jul 2nd, 2011 at 8:00AM: One of the biggest sporting events in the world begins today when the 2011 Tour de France gets underway in the Vendée region of western France. Over the course of the next three weeks, the best cyclists in the world will pedal through beautiful towns and villages, past sun flower-filled fields, and most importantly up the Pyrenees and the Alps, to determine who will eventually ride into...

Alberto Contador wins 2010 Tour de France

Alberto Contador wins 2010 Tour de France Jul 25th, 2010 at 8:00AM: Spanish rider Alberto Contador has claimed his third Tour de France win after securing the victory yesterday in a 32.3 mile long individual time trial that ran across the French countryside from Bordeaux to Pauillac. Despite being pushed to the limit by his rival, Luxembourg's Andy Schleck, Contador extended his lead in the race, winning by 39 seconds. Today, he'll finish off the 2010 Tour by...

The Tour de France begins today!

The Tour de France begins today! Jul 3rd, 2010 at 8:00AM: The world's greatest cycling event, the Tour de France, gets underway today when the best riders on the planet descend on Rotterdam in the Netherlands for a short 8.9km (5.5 mile) prologue that will help set the early tone to this year's event. Ahead of the teams sits 20 more grueling stages, spread out over three weeks, that includes six mountain stages, with three summit finishes, one of which...

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