Barguil wins Bastille Day stage

Jul 15, 2017

Barguil wins Bastille Day stage

Warren Barguil waited for Bastille Day to claim his first stage victory at the Tour de France, but it was worth the delay. The 25-year-old French climber, who also cemented his lead in the king of the mountains competition, played a canny game alongside breakaway ...

Brutal stage takes toll at Tour

Jul 10, 2017

Brutal stage takes toll at Tour

Chris Froome emerged from the debris of the Tour de France's "devastating" ninth stage with his yellow jersey intact, but the race is over for Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas. Colombia's Rigoberto Uran won the dramatic, mountainous 181.5-km stage from Nantua to Chambery, but spectacular ...

Feb 14, 2017

Armstrong loses bid to stop government's $100 million lawsuit

A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government's $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from his performance-enhancing drug use. The lawsuit was filed by Armstrong's former U.S. Postal Service teammate ...

Cyclists accused of using motors to cheat in races

Jan 28, 2017

Cyclists accused of using motors to cheat in races

A Hungarian designer of a secret bicycle motor says he thinks pro cyclists have used them to cheat since 1998 and American cycling legend Greg LeMond says he can't trust Tour de France results. Both were interviewed by the CBS show "60 Minutes" for a ...

Sagan edges Kristoff in photo finish to win 16th stage

Jul 19, 2016

Sagan edges Kristoff in photo finish to win 16th stage

Peter Sagan showed off his world champion qualities, timing his sprint perfectly to win the 16th stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish as the race crossed into Switzerland on Monday. Sagan, a Slovakian with the Tinkoff team, edged Alexander Kristoff of ...

Cavendish sprints past Kittel to win stage

Jul 17, 2016

Cavendish sprints past Kittel to win stage

Mark Cavendish approached the finish line with so much speed that German rival Marcel Kittel swerved out of the way. The "Manx Missile" easily sprinted to his fourth stage victory in the Tour de France on Saturday. "I didn't see it," Cavendish said of the incident ...

Tragedy overshadows 13th stage

Jul 16, 2016

Tragedy overshadows 13th stage

Amid reinforced security a day after the deadly attack in Nice, the Tour de France rolled on and defending champion Chris Froome extended his overall lead on Friday. Thousands of people lined the 37.5-km time trial route to La Caverne du Pont-d'Arc to celebrate the ...

Sagan wins stage ahead of Froome

Jul 14, 2016

Sagan wins stage ahead of Froome

Peter Sagan won the windy 11th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday after getting in a late four-man breakaway that also included overall leader Chris Froome. With 12 km remaining in the 162.5-km leg from the medieval city of Carcassonne to Montpellier near ...

Jul 10, 2016

Contador withdraws from Tour de France

Two-time champion Alberto Contador has pulled out of the Tour de France during the ninth stage due to a fever. Slightly more than 100 kilometers from the end of the stage, the Spaniard stopped at the side of the road, hopped off his bike and ...