Britain’s Adam Yates reluctantly took the Tour de France’s yellow jersey on Wednesday as overnight leader Julian Alaphilippe was penalised for taking on provisions in the final 20km.
Australian rider Caleb Ewan produced an irresistible late burst of speed to pip a stunned Sam Bennett of Ireland on the finish line of stage three of the Tour de France on Monday.
Colombia’s Egan Bernal soared into the Giro d’Italia overall lead on Sunday when he accelerated away from his key rivals to win stage nine’s mountaintop showdown. The Ineos leader, and winner of the 2019 Tour de France, pulled away from a select group
Colombia’s Egan Bernal won the 2021 Giro d’Italia on Sunday, the Ineos Grenadiers leader given a hero’s welcome in front of Milan’s Duomo cathedral at the end of the 21st stage time-trial. The 24-year-old Colombian won two individual stages and completed
Defending champion Tadej Pogacar fired out a defiant warning to would-be Tour de France title contenders by storming the individual time-trial on Wednesday while Mathieu van der Poel clung on to the overall lead after stage five.
Cavendish was not expected to be among the eight riders selected by Deceuninck-Quick Step for the Tour but was a last-minute inclusion in the squad following Sam Bennett’s withdrawal. Known as the "Manx Missile," the rider from the Isle of Man shook his head in disbelief as he pulled on the jersey.
Tension was mounting on Friday as the pretenders to the 2021 Tour de France fine-tuned their plans to dethrone the champion Tadej Pogacar with the 21-day bike race about to embark from the Atlantic Coast. France’s fortified western port of Brest hosts the Grand
Defending champion Tadej Pogacar can win the Tour de France again in 2021, his UAE Emirates team CEO Mauro Gianetti said on Thursday. The 2020 champion Slovenia’s Pogacar and his UAE Emirates teammates begin the defence
Raucous crowds cheered Wout van Aert to a frantic stage 11 win on the Tour de France on Wednesday after a double ascent of Mont Ventoux. UAE Emirates leader Tadej Pogacar retained the overall lead by more than five minutes