Tom Dumoulin

Your Wednesday Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Walscheid takes second consecutive stage victory in Tour of Hainan; 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia unveiled in Milan; Nibali, Aru react to Giro d’Italia route; Dumoulin likes Giro…but makes no promises; Roche tips Porte as possible future Tour winner; Orica-BikeExchange hailing best-ever season; Indications that UCI …

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Cancellara smashes Rio time trial to take second Olympic gold medal

On a hilly Olympic time trial course that appeared to favor lighter — and younger — riders, Fabian Cancellara turned back the clock, and defied all expectations, to smash the competition and win a second Olympic gold medal Wednesday in Pontal, just west of Rio de Janeiro. The medal bookends his Olympic time-trial victory in …

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Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 19

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber Rain and mountain descents made for a wild day at the Tour de France Friday, as Roman Bardet (Ag2r-La Mondiale) took the Stage 19 win and moved from fifth overall into second, Chris Froome (Team Sky) crashed and finished, bloodied, on a teammate’s bike, and second-placed Bauke …

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Mollema’s Tour de France collapse the latest in Dutch Grand Tour disasters

On Friday, disaster struck a Dutch rider in the mountains, on the final weekend of a Grand Tour, again. This time, it was Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo), sliding from second overall on the general classification to tenth, the result of a late-race crash in the rain on Stage 19 of the Tour de France, followed by …

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France, at last! Bardet solos to stage win as Froome bloodied in wild day at Tour de France

Rain and mountain descents made for a wild day at the Tour de France Friday, as Roman Bardet took the Stage 19 win and moved from fifth overall into second, Chris Froome crashed and finished, bloodied, on a teammate’s bike, and second-placed Bauke Mollema imploded while chasing back from a crash, losing any hope of …

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Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 18

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Kristof Ramon Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome held off all comers on the stage 18 uphill time trial in Megève Thursday, taking the stage win and extending his lead in the general classification. Froome (Team Sky) finished the 17km (10.36mi) solo effort with a time …

Froome beats Dumoulin to win Tour de France TT as podium battle tightens

Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome held off all comers on the stage 18 uphill time trial in Megève Thursday, taking the stage win and extending his lead in the general classification. Froome (Team Sky) finished the 17km (10.36mi) solo effort with a time of 30:43, 21 seconds ahead of Dutch national time trial …

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Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 13

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Kristof Ramon Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) scorched the 37.5km (23.3mi) stage 13 individual time trial at the 2016 Tour de France Friday to win with a time of 50:15. The Dutchman averaged an impressive 44.78kph (27.8mph) over the rolling, windy course. Race leader Chris Froome (Team Sky) finished …

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After Tour TT, Dumoulin is the man to beat in Rio: ‘It’s up to me to keep my exceptional shape’

VIVIERS, France (CT) – The tragic events that took place in Nice 24 hours ago cast an undeniable shadow over today’s stage of the Tour de France. The mood at the race was sombre, the riders and crowds reserved. In his post-stage press conference, overall leader Chris Froome spoke only to offer his condolences to …

Dumoulin crushes Tour de France stage 13 TT, Froome extends GC lead

Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) scorched the 37.5km (23.3mi) stage 13 individual time trial at the 2016 Tour de France on Friday to win with a time of 50:15. The Dutchman, winner of the opening individual time trial at the Giro d’Italia in May, averaged an impressive 44.78kph (27.8mph) over the rolling, windy course. Race leader Chris …

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