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De Gendt takes victory on shortened Ventoux stage as Tour de France plummets into chaos in final kilometre

Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) paced himself perfectly up Mount Ventoux to take an stage win on Bastille Day at Chalet-Reynard Thursday, while behind him, chaos ensued behind. As De Gendt was celebrating, having beaten breakaway companion Serge Pauwels (Dimension Data), behind him the race’s GC contenders were ensnared in one of the most unusual race situations in race …

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Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Tour de France

It’s just a matter of hours until the 103rd edition of the Tour de France gets underway in Normandy. The 2016 edition of the world’s biggest bike race is shaping up to be another entertaining affair, with the world’s best Grand Tour riders in attendance. Can Chris Froome (Sky) win a third Tour de France? …

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Video highlights from the 2016 Critérium du Dauphiné

Traditionally, the Criterium du Dauphiné is a rehearsal for the Tour de France. This 68th edition was no exception, and ended with a Tour de France winner, Chris Froome (Sky), who earned his third victory in the event. It all started in Les Gets where Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) used his pure climbing skills to master the uphill prologue; 3.9 km …

Aru solos to Dauphine stage victory with late-race attack, Contador retains yellow

Fabio Aru’s tough spring season, marred by illness and poor fitness, triggered rumors that Astana teammate Vincenzo Nibali might share GC leadership at the Tour de France, even after winning the Giro d’Italia in May. On Wednesday in Tournon-sur-Rhône, Aru showed he’s deserving of the team’s faith after a sensational solo victory on stage 3 of the Criterium du Dauphine, springing …

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Viviani wins stage 2 of the Dubai Tour, takes overall lead; Van Dijk claims stage 3 of the Ladies Tour of Qatar; Kennaugh and Froome take Sky one-two at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour; Dan Martin claims first win in Etixx-QuickStep colours; The map-makers – Designing …

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Launching into the sky: An exclusive interview with Fabio Aru

Behind Fabio Aru, the sun begins to plunge into the sea, the sky that special color between red and yellow that lightens the Mediterranean winter. The scene is Calpe, a paradise for elderly tourists situated on the eastern coast of Spain. The Peñón d’Ifach is probably the best-known image of Calpe — a white, calcareous …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mattia Gavazzi leads the Tour of China II after three stages; Dumoulin and Barguil extend with Giant-Alpecin until end of 2018; Diego Ulissi extends with Lampre-Merida; Kanstanstin Siutsou joins Dimension Data for 2016; Team management confirms that Colombia-Coldeportes squad will stop, salary delays to be …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Sinkeldam solos to victory in Binche-Chimay-Binche; Colli sprints to victory on stage four of the Tour of China 1; Sagan chasing first win as world champion in Abu Dhabi Tour; Aru commits to working for Nibali in Abu Dhabi Tour; Chaves, Dumoulin hoping Vuelta form remains; Loren …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Fabio Aru wins the Vuelta a España, John Degenkolb claims the final stage; Tim Wellens wins the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal; Rigoberto Uran wins the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec; Edvald Boasson Hagen claims his second Tour of Britain title; Shelley Olds wins La …

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