Tour de France

Tour de France winner Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium with the Slovenian flag after the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 122 kilometers (75.8 miles), from Mantes-la-Jolie to Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 20, 2020 - 4:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — In a first, the Tour de France winner wore a face mask on the podium Sunday, bright yellow to match the color of the iconic jersey so snug on his young shoulders. But at least there was a winner. Three weeks ago, when 21-year-old Tadej Pogacar set off with 175 other competitors that he...
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Neilson Powless of the US rides during the 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 164 kilometers from La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 19, 2020 - 5:57 am
LE PECQ, France (AP) — A late draft to the Tour de France, Neilson Powless didn’t have time to scramble together a turtle necklace, the spirit animal of his Native American tribe, or paint one of their wampum bead belts on the frame of the bike that he's ridden for three punishing weeks, over 3,300...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 22, 2020 file photo, Chelsea's Christian Pulisic controls the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England. Frank Lampard’s squad has certainly seen the most intriguing changes ahead of the new campaign - having been banned from signing players last summer, they have looked to make up for lost time and recruited some big names to replace long-term servants such as Pedro and Willian. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP, file)
September 18, 2020 - 6:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de France on its television networks. NBC took over Premier League U.S. broadcasts from Fox starting...
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Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen celebrates as he crosses the line to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 166.5 kilometers between Bourg-En-Bresse and Champagole, France Friday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Marco Bertorello/Pool via AP)
September 18, 2020 - 12:16 pm
CHAMPAGNOLE, France (AP) — That's deux for Soren Kragh Andersen at the Tour de France. The Danish rider who won Stage 14 doubled down and raised his arms in victory again on Stage 19 on Friday, with another cunningly timed attack. Behind him, saving their last reserves of strength for a time trial...
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Colombia's Egan Bernal and Slovakia's Peter Sagan ride at the end of the 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 164 kilometers from La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 16, 2020 - 2:16 am
GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Defending Tour de France champion Egan Bernal has pulled out of the race ahead of a mammoth stage in the Alps, his Ineos Grenadiers team said Wednesday. Bernal had been struggling since last weekend's stage in the Jura mountains, where he dropped more than seven minutes on...
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Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, wearing the best young rider's white jersey, crosses the finish line ahead of Slovenia's Primoz Roglic, wearing the oveall leader's yellow jersey, left, to win stage 15 of the Tour de France cycling race over 174.5 kilometers (108.4 miles) from Lyon to Grand Colombier pass, France, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, Pool)
September 13, 2020 - 1:28 pm
GRAND COLOMBIER, France (AP) — The Tour de France boiled down to a battle between its two star Slovenian riders Sunday as last year's winner Egan Bernal dropped out of realistic contention. Tadej Pogacar beat yellow jersey-holder Primoz Roglic in a dramatic mountaintop finish to Stage 15, though...
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Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen crosses the finish line to win the 14th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 194 kilometers (120,5 miles) with start in Clermont-Ferrand and finish in Lyon, France, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)
September 12, 2020 - 11:04 am
LYON, France (AP) — Soren Kragh Andersen broke clear in a fast-changing finish on the roads of Lyon to win Stage 14 of the Tour de France on Saturday. Primoz Roglic, the overall leader, had a drama-free day to finish safely and keep the yellow jersey he claimed last Sunday. After two sharp climbs...
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Slovenia's Primoz Roglic wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey and Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar ride during the stage 13 of the Tour de France cycling race over 191 kilometers from Chatel-Guyon to Puy Mary, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 11, 2020 - 12:38 pm
PUY MARY, France (AP) — The slow-burning fight for the Tour de France's yellow jersey erupted in earnest on the remains of a once-giant volcano on Friday, with race leader Primoz Roglic using its punishing slopes to grow his overall lead. Glancing up the final climb that reared skyward ahead,...
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Switzerland's Marc Hirschi celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the stage 12 of the Tour de France cycling race over 218 kilometers from Chauvigny to Sarran, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (Stephane Mahe/Pool photo via AP)
September 10, 2020 - 10:36 am
SARRAN, France (AP) — Tour de France rookie Marc Hirschi won the longest stage with a bold solo breakaway on a previously unused sharp ascent, signaling a precious talent on Thursday. The Swiss rider powered away on the Suc au May climb, new to the 117-year-old Tour. He extended his lead by racing...
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Ireland's Sam Bennett. center in white, crosses the finish line ahead of second place Australia's Caleb Ewan, right, and third place Slovakia's Peter Sagan, center left in green, to win stage 10 of the Tour de France cycling race over 168.5 kilometers (104.7 miles) from Ile d'Oleron to Ile de Re, France, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (Sebastien Nogier/Pool via AP)
September 08, 2020 - 11:37 am
ILE DE RE, France (AP) — Tour de France riders passed coronavirus tests to confirm their good health only to endure numerous crashes along the Atlantic coastline when the race resumed on Tuesday. Sprinter Sam Bennett prevailed ahead of Caleb Ewan to post his first Tour stage win, while Primoz...
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