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What to do with the post-Olympic Blues

In her latest column, Gracie Elvin writes about the hit that mental health can take in the wake of a big event.

The agony and ecstasy of the Olympic Games

As Aussie Olympian Gracie Elvin writes, the biggest sporting event on the planet offers soaring highs, but also crushing lows.

It's been a bit of a weird Tour de France, hasn't it?

Depleted sprint fields, a lopsided GC battle, crashes, lots of breakaway wins – it's been an unusual Tour.

Here's what's coming up in the final week of the Tour de France

There's plenty of reasons to tune in to the final stages of the 2021 Tour.

Tim Declercq is fighting on so he can fight some more

A crash on stage 13 saw Tim Declercq battling to stay in the Tour. That battle continues.

Here's what happens if you simulate the 2021 Tour de France 100 times

Predicting the outcome of bike races is a fraught business. It's something we do regularly here at CyclingTips when we write our race pre...

Here's what's coming up in 'week two' of the Tour de France

There's plenty to look forward to as the race resumes.

For an entertaining Tour de France, thank a weak UAE-Team Emirates

Tadej Pogačar has a weakness, but it's not his own legs.

Opinion: Racing with broken bones shouldn't be celebrated

Kids shouldn't be taught to ignore broken bones.

Sometimes the race is just a little too long

Brent Van Moer looked over his shoulder, saw the peloton round the bend, shook his head and pressed on.

What's the story behind NextHash, Team Qhubeka's mysterious new sponsor?

A strange tale of cryptocurrency, more offices than employees, and more questions than answers.

Remember, Van der Poel didn't really want to race the Tour

Mathieu van der Poel wanted to skip the Tour to focus on the Olympics. Good thing he didn't.

Is this the last La Course? 'Let's hope so'

The Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift could change women's cycling forever.

Julian Alaphilippe's ride of love, loss, and longing

Last year, Julian Alaphilippe was a son mourning his dad. This year, he was a new dad, missing his son.

The Secret Pro: The dangers of Sagan and my Tour de France picks

The Secret Pro is back, dishing on Sagan and Lefevere plus making his Tour de France picks

How well do you know the sponsors of women's cycling?

From hotels to theme parks, these are the sponsors that are keeping the lights on for women's cycling.

Here's what's going to happen (we think) at the Tour de France

It's time to make some bold predictions about how the 2021 Tour de France will play out.

What do team sponsors of the men's WorldTour actually do?

From supermarkets to SIM cards, these brands are looking for a return on their investment this Tour de France.