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“It’s probably the hardest stage I have ever done at the Tour de France” – Dan Martin

It was another incredibly tough day at the Tour de France today, as UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin went on the attack on what he described as one of the toughest Tour stages he has ever faced. The peloton knew it was all to play for on the 185-kilometre fifteenth stage from Limoux to Foix, but with four categorised...

Peter Sagan signs autobiography for fan whilst climbing the Tourmalet (VIDEO)

Even though he was riding up one of the toughest climbs of this year's Tour de France, Peter Sagan (BORA-hansgrohe) still found time to sign an autograph for a fan on yesterday's fourteenth stage In footage posted on Twitter, a fan can be seen running alongside the green jersey wearer on the summit finish of the Tourmalet and hands Sagan...

Simon Yates takes second stage victory at the Tour de France

2018 Vuelta España champion Simon Yates outlasted the breakaway riders to take a solo victory at the Tour de France today on another hard summit finish in the Pyrenees. Yates attacked at the base of the final climb and held off the general classification contenders to claim his second victory of the race. The win comes just three-days after his...

Irish team to take on WorldTour opposition at the Tokyo 2020 Test Event

A five-man Irish team will line up at the Tokyo 2020 Test Event which takes place tomorrow (Sunday). The race, which is a test of the course to be used for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, features a mix of national teams and Asian UCI Continental teams. The Irish team is made up of Mark Downey (EvoPro Racing), Matthew Teggart (EvoPro...

Thibaut Pinot wins on the Tourmalet as Julian Alaphilippe extends lead

Thibaut Pinot claimed his third stage win in the Tour de France after Porrentruy in 2012 and L’Alpe d’Huez in 2015 as he stormed to victory at the top of Col du Tourmalet while Julian Alaphilippe, second on the line with a deficit of six seconds, retained the yellow jersey and extended his lead over Steven Kruijswijk and Geraint...

Julian Alaphilippe powers to Tour de France time trial victory

Julian Alaphilippe celebrated the 100 years of the yellow jersey in the best possible way by retaining the lead at the end of a time trial he dominated in Pau. First at all intermediate check points, he increased his advantage over defending champion Geraint Thomas by fourteen seconds. “It’s incredible, I can’t tell you how happy I am! I knew...

Simon Yates sprints to his first Tour de France victory on stage 12

Vuelta a España champion Simon Yates sprinted to his debut Tour de France victory on stage 12 to give Mitchelton-SCOTT their second win of the race. The British rider made it into the break of the day before attacking over the top of the final climb in a leading trio and taking the win in a three-up sprint in Bagnères-de-Bigorre....

Wout Van Aert claims his first Tour de France stage victory

Wout Van Aert claimed his first Tour de France stage victory in Albi, the fourth for Jumbo-Visma and the third for Belgian riders, at the end of an eventful stage 10 to Albi. A lot of damage was done by Team Ineos as they managed to split the bunch into pieces in the crosswinds and gained a lot of...

Daryl Impey takes debut Tour de France stage victory

South African champion Daryl Impey stormed to his debut Tour de France victory in style on stage nine into Brioude. On Bastille Day, the 34-year-old made it into the decisive break of the day and proved to be the strongest in the 15-man move, eventually taking the victory in a two-up sprint. 172 riders took the start of stage...

Thomas De Gendt wins stage eight of the Tour de France

Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) claimed an epic victory in Saint-Etienne, his second one at the Tour de France after winning at Mont Ventoux in 2016, at the end of a breakaway he initiated at km 0. He managed to hold off the French duo of Thibaut Pinot and Julian Alaphilippe who rode away from the yellow jersey group on...

Tejay van Garderen abandons Tour de France with broken hand

Tejay van Garderen (EF Education First Pro Cycling) has been forced to withdraw from the Tour de France after breaking his hand in a crash on stage seven. The incident occurred just outside the start town of Belfort, seven kilometres into the longest stage of the Tour. Van Garderen hit a traffic island causing him to fall heavily...

Giulio Ciccone extends contract with Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo have announced that young Italian climber Giulio Ciccone has prolonged his contract through 2021. The talented Italian was King of the Mountain and won the epic stage over the Mortirolo in the most recent Giro d’Italia. Earlier this season he also won a stage in the Tour Cycliste International du Haut Var. Yesterday, Ciccone confirmed his great...