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Marathon effort: The story behind the man who ran the Tour de France

Let’s just get this out of the way right from the start: This is a story about a runner. His name is Peter Thompson and he really doesn’t...

Boz blog: An extra lap of Paris

What happened? In the blink of an eye the Tour de France is over. A week and a half ago I rolled into Paris and finished my first Tour de...

Should Mitchelton-Scott have taken Caleb Ewan to the Tour de France?

The plan was hatched in 2017 and revealed to the world that December. After victories at the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España, Caleb Ewa...

Walking the Tour de France time trial pits with aero expert Josh Poertner

You may have listened to our Tour de France podcasts over the three weeks of the race. Each day we covered all the action, from the gossi...

Photo gallery: Crowning champions on the Champs-Élysées

And so the Tour de France is over for another year. At the start of the race, more than three weeks ago, few would have been surprised to...

Today at the Tour: Top 10 most significant moments of the 2018 Tour de France

After 21 stages and 3,351 kilometres, the 2018 Tour de France is over, with 145 of the race's 176 starters finishing Sunday in Paris. For...

Kristoff takes Paris sprint success as Thomas wins Tour de France

After a series of frustrating near-misses, Alexander Kristoff snatched victory on the final stage of the Tour de France, winning the bunc...

Photo gallery: Truth in the stage 20 time trial

There's nowhere to hide in a time trial. It's a pure, measured effort of man and machine and, on the Tour's penultimate stage, had the po...

Tales from the Tour: The Tour's last words

Chris Froome is twiddling his phone, poking buttons, scrolling aimlessly. He looks up at a crowd of faces turned away from him and looks ...

Today at the Tour: How Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour de France

A Team Sky rider, whose name is not Chris Froome, has won the 2018 Tour de France. It would be wrong to say no one rated Geraint Thomas a...

Dumoulin scorches to victory in Tour de France stage 20 TT, Thomas seals yellow

World champion Tom Dumoulin underlined how he earned the rainbow jersey, timing his effort perfectly in the stage 20 time trial to take t...

Photo gallery: Roglic descends on the podium on Tour's final mountain stage

The final mountain stage of the 2018 Tour was always going to be a thriller. Chris Froome came into the stage looking vulnerable in third...

Today at the Tour: Grading the Stage 19 final exam

After 18 stages of assignments, pop quizzes, and midterms, the Tour de France peloton faced its final exam Friday in the Pyrenees, with a...

Fearless Roglic descends to victory on stage 19 of the Tour de France

Former ski jumper Primoz Roglic used his nerve, his low centre of gravity and his improving Tour form to win stage 19 of the race, plumme...

Photo gallery: Sunflowers and a Demare sprint win on stage 18 of the Tour

Arnaud Demare had a tough old time of it in the Pyrenees. He was dead last across the line on stage 16, 41 minutes behind stage winner Ju...

Today at the Tour: A sprint, and a celebration of French identity

French cycling fans had one more reason to celebrate Thursday upon the completion of Stage 18, a field sprint won in Pau by Arnaud Démare...

Rigoberto Uran confirmed for Vuelta a España

Rigoberto Uran will race the 2018 Vuelta a España, EF Education First-Drapac boss Jonathan Vaughters confirmed with CyclingTips Thursday....

The sprinters have their day: Démare triumphs in Pau on Tour de France stage 18

After four top-five places and a taxing time in the big mountains, Arnaud Démare finally delivered on stage 18 of the Tour de France, win...

Photo gallery: 65km of suffering on stage 17

From well before the Tour's first pedal-stroke, stage 17 was circled in calendars around the world as the one to watch. With 3,000m of cl...

Today at the Tour: Team Sky’s leadership question, answered

After a week of “Will he? Won’t he?” speculation surrounding Chris Froome and the maillot jaune within Team Sky, we have our answer. He w...

Quintana takes stage 17 of Tour de France; Thomas consolidates, Froome cracks

He’d been below par for much of the race but Nairo Quintana proved best on stage 17 on Wednesday, racing to the second Tour de France sta...