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Tour de France: Cycling competition
The Tour de France is an annual men's multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries. Like the other Grand Tours, it consists of 21 day-long stages over the course of 23 days. It has been described as "the world’s most prestigious and most difficult bicycle race."

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Tour de France under a cloud after new allegations of doping emerge [Video]

Tour de France under a cloud after new allegations of doping emerge

Marseille's public prosecutor announced an inquiry into members of French team Arkéa-Samsic. View on euronews

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Slovenian Pogacar's home village celebrates Tour victory [Video]

Slovenian Pogacar's home village celebrates Tour victory

People in Tadej Pogacar's home village celebrate one of their own claiming the Tour de France yellow jersey.

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Slovenians cheer Tadej Pogacar to Tour de France glory [Video]

Slovenians cheer Tadej Pogacar to Tour de France glory

VIDEO SHOWS: FANS, MANY OF THEM SLOVENIAN, LINING PARIS' CHAMPS ELYSEES TO WATCH TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER TADEJ POGACAR AND OTHER CYCLISTS AS THEY GO BY, SOUNDBITES FROM SLOVENIAN AND FRENCH FANS

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Slovenian Tadej Pogačar set to win Tour de France at just 21 [Video]

Slovenian Tadej Pogačar set to win Tour de France at just 21

In one of the most dramatic turnarounds in the race's history, Tadej Pogačar edged out the favourite, fellow Slovenian Primož Roglič.

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Tour de France: Lopez wins toughest stage, Roglic extends overall lead [Video]

Tour de France: Lopez wins toughest stage, Roglic extends overall lead

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Cycling through COVID-19 outbreak: Challenges for Tour de France [Video]

Cycling through COVID-19 outbreak: Challenges for Tour de France

The French government hopes that a successful Tour de France will prove that life goes on despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tour de France: Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws ahead of stage 17 [Video]

Tour de France: Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws ahead of stage 17

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Roglic still dominant as Tour de France enters final week [Video]

Roglic still dominant as Tour de France enters final week

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Tour De France finally underway despite treacherous conditions [Video]

Tour De France finally underway despite treacherous conditions

Tough health rules mean that the event may have to be halted long before it arrives on the Champs Elysee in Paris at the end of the Grand Finale, currently due in three weeks' time.

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Socially-distanced spectators watch the Tour de France start from Nice [Video]

Socially-distanced spectators watch the Tour de France start from Nice

Socially-distanced spectators turned up to see "Le Grand Depart" in a much more muted atmosphere than normal.View on euronews

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The Tour de France starts in Nice but will the race reach Paris? [Video]

The Tour de France starts in Nice but will the race reach Paris?

Only last century's two world wars have ever interrupted the Tour de France, but this year COVID-19 might bring the riders to a shuddering halt.

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Back injury woe for Bernal on eve of Tour de France [Video]

Back injury woe for Bernal on eve of Tour de France

Defending champion Egan Bernal bothered by back injury on eve of Tour deFrance. Bernal, 23, goes into the race as the sole leader of the IneosGrenadiers after the decision to leave Chris Froome and..

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Roglic and Team Jumbo Visma gear up for Tour de France [Video]

Roglic and Team Jumbo Visma gear up for Tour de France

Slovenian favourite Primoz Roglic and his team mates get ready for the Tour de France with just one day before the Grand Depart.

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Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas left out of Team Ineos’ Tour de France squad [Video]

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas left out of Team Ineos’ Tour de France squad

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas have both been left out of Team Ineos’ Tour deFrance line-up as Sir Dave Brailsford signals a changing of the guard withinthe team.

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Arkea-Samsic Tour de France hotel searched

French cycling team Arkea-Samsic says it will take action if an investigation into alleged doping offences during the Tour de France finds evidence of wrong-doing.
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Tadej Pogacar wins Tour de France 2020

tadej pogacar wins tour de france 2020
Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France after he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey in the 21st stage won by Sam Bennett on Sunday. The Team UAE Emirates rider, who..
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Tour de France: Tadej Pogacar secures title as Sam Bennett wins in Paris

Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar confirms his victory as the second youngest Tour de France champion in history after Sam Bennett wins the final sprint in Paris.
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Tour de France 2020: Pogacar set for victory on final stage into Paris – live!

tour de france 2020: pogacar set for victory on final stage into paris – live!
Live updates as Tadej Pogacar closes in on glory in Paris Roglic and Pogacar an odd couple on Slovenia’s charge to glory Get in touch! Email Simon or tweet him 1.24pm BST Well, they actually did it...
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Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar stuns compatriot Primoz Roglic to lead Tour de France

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(CNN)Tadej Pogacar is poised to become the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France after upsetting his compatriot and hot favorite Primoz Roglic in the decisive time trial on the penultimate stage of..
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Soren Kragh Andersen doubles down at Tour de France 2020, wins Stage 19

soren kragh andersen doubles down at tour de france 2020, wins stage 19
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..
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Andersen wins second Tour stage of 2020 as Bennett extends green jersey lead

Soren Kragh Andersen secures his second stage win of the 2020 Tour de France as Primoz Roglic keeps his his grip on the yellow jersey.
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Tour de France: Primoz Roglic keeps lead as Michal Kwiatkowski wins stage 17

Michal Kwiatkowski wins stage 18 to give Ineos Grenadiers their first win of the 2020 Tour de France as Adam Yates falls back in the GC.
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Lopez wins stage 17 as Roglic stretches Tour de France lead

Miguel Angel Lopez wins stage 17 of the Tour de France as Primoz Roglic extends his lead in the race.
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Last year’s winner Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France

last year’s winner egan bernal withdraws from tour de france
Paris: Defending champion Egan Bernal has withdrawn from the Tour de France ahead of stage 17, his Ineos Grenadiers team said on Wednesday. Bernal, whose hopes of winning the race fell away when he..
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Tour de France: Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws before stage 17

Ineos Grenadiers rider Egan Bernal ends his Tour de France defence with a withdrawal before stage 17.
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Kamna powers away to win stage 16 of Tour de France

Lennard Kamna produces a strong finish to power away from the rest of the field and take victory on stage 16 of the Tour de France.
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Pogacar wins stage 15 of Tour de France from Roglic as Bernal loses over seven minutes

Tadej Pogacar wins stage 15 of the Tour de France in a sprint for the line with race leader Primoz Roglic, who retains the yellow jersey.
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Kragh Andersen wins stage 14, Roglic retains Tour lead

kragh andersen wins stage 14, roglic retains tour lead
Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen of the Sunweb team soloed to victory after a frantic run into Lyon on stage 14 of the Tour de France on Saturday. Slovenian Primoz Roglic finished with an elite group..
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Tour de France: Soren Kragh Andersen wins stage 14 with surprise solo attack, Primoz Roglic maintains overall lead

Team Sunweb's Soren Kragh Andersen takes a surprise win on stage 14 of the Tour de France with a late solo attack as Primoz Roglic maintains his lead in the yellow jersey.
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Martinez claims maiden Tour de France stage win as Roglic extends overall lead

Daniel Martinez wins stage 13 of the Tour de France as Primoz Roglic extends his advantage in the yellow jersey.
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Tour de France 2020: Marc Hirschi of Team Sunweb wins his first Tour stage

Switzerland’s Marc Hirschi takes stage 12 of the Tour de France for his first-ever stage win.
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Ewan beats Bennett in thrilling sprint in Poitiers

Lotto Soudal's Caleb Ewan snatches victory on stage 11 of the Tour de France as the sprinters go toe to toe in a thrilling finish.
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Ireland's Bennett claims first stage win on Tour

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 10 of the Tour de France as Primoz Roglic retains the leader's yellow jersey.
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Tour de France race director has coronavirus

Tour de France race director Christian Prudhomme and members of staff from four teams test positive for Covid-19.
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Tour de France 2020: Adam Yates loses yellow jersey to Primoz Roglic

Britain's Adam Yates loses the leader's yellow jersey to Primoz Roglic as Tadej Pogacar wins stage nine of the Tour de France.
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GB's Yates retains Tour de France yellow jersey as rivals close in

Britain's Adam Yates withstands pressure to hold on to the Tour de France yellow jersey in a tough day in the Pyrenees.
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Van Aert wins stage seven of Tour as Yates retains yellow jersey

Wout van Aert wins stage seven of the Tour de France in a sprint finish as Britain's Adam Yates keeps the leader's yellow jersey.
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Lutsenko conquers Tour de France’s 6th stage; Yates holds on to yellow jersey

lutsenko conquers tour de france’s 6th stage; yates holds on to yellow jersey
By Carlos de Torres Mont Aigoual, France, Sep 3 (efe-epa).- Kazakh national champion cyclist Alexey Lutsenko cruised to an easy victory in the Tour de France’s sixth stage on Thursday, while the..
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Lutsenko wins Tour de France stage six as Britain's Yates stays in yellow

Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins stage six of the Tour de France as Britain's Adam Yates retains the leader's yellow jersey.
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Penalty costs Alaphilippe yellow as Van Aert wins easy stage

penalty costs alaphilippe yellow as van aert wins easy stage
Alaphilippe lost the overall lead in the Tour de France to Briton Adam Yates after being handed a 20-second penalty for illegal feeding at the end of stage five, won by Belgian Wouth van Aert on..
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Roglic wins thrilling finish as Alaphilippe retains yellow jersey

Primoz Roglic wins a thrilling finish to stage four of this year's Tour de France as Julian Alaphilippe retains the yellow jersey.
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Ewan sprints to victory in exciting finish to stage three of Tour

Australian Caleb Ewan wins an exciting sprint finish to claim stage three of the Tour de France in Sisteron.
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Alaphilippe wins stage two to take Tour de France lead with Adam Yates second overall

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe wins stage two of the Tour de France to claim the yellow jersey in Nice.
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Tour de France 2020: Alexander Kristoff wins stage one

Norwegian Alexander Kristoff wins the opening stage of the Tour de France in Nice.
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A brutal Tour de France will see the return of what sport has missed so badly - fans

There's no Chris Froome or Geraint Thomas, but some vicious climbing, exciting riders and the one thing elite sport has sorely missed - passion.
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Froome relationship good despite Tour omission, says Brailsford

Sir Dave Brailsford says his relationship with Chris Froome is "as good as ever" despite leaving him out of Team Ineos' Tour de France squad.
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How does the Tour de France avoid Covid-19?

How does the Tour de France avoid Covid-19 and what are the rules around fans? BBC Sport looks at what the Tour will be like in 2020.
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Cavendish left out of Tour de France again

Britain's Mark Cavendish is left out of Bahrain McLaren's Tour de France squad for this year's race.
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Former winners Froome & Thomas left out of Tour de France squad

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas are left out of Team Ineos' Tour de France squad.
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Bernal out of Dauphine with 'bad back' a fortnight before Tour de France

bernal out of dauphine with 'bad back' a fortnight before tour de france
Tour de France champion Egan Bernal has been ruled out the rest of the Criterium du Dauphine with a back issue, his team-mate Geraint Thomas said ahead of Saturday's...
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Chris Froome returns to venue where he crashed in 2019 as he gears up for Criterium du Dauphine

chris froome returns to venue where he crashed in 2019 as he gears up for criterium du dauphine
Paris: Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will return on Wednesday to the Criterium du Dauphine, where a horrific crash in 2019 almost ended his career. Froome broke a leg, ribs and an elbow..
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Froome finishes 26 minutes behind Tour rival Bernal as Roglic wins Tour de l'Ain

Chris Froome finishes the Tour de l'Ain 26 minutes behind Tour de France rival an Ineos team-mate Egan Bernal.
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Team Ineos to be renamed Grenadiers for Tour de France

Team Ineos are set to be renamed ahead of this year's Tour de France.
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Cycling fan recreates Tour de France in miniature

A Tour de France devotee recreates the epic race in miniature with a 1,400-strong model collection.
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Adam and Simon Yates to split Tour de France and Giro d'Italia races

Adam Yates will race in this year's Tour de France and his brother Simon will compete in the Giro d'Italia, according to their Mitchelton-Scott team.
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4-time Tour de France Champion Chris Froome to Leave Team Ineos After a Decade

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Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will leave Team Ineos at the end of the season, the team announced on Thursday. The BBC reported that Froome, Britain's most successful cyclist, would join..
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Chris Froome returns to outdoor training amid Ineos departure rumours

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome returns to outdoor training following reports he could leave his Ineos team this season.
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Giro d'Italia branded 'biggest loser' in new cycling calendar

giro d'italia branded 'biggest loser' in new cycling calendar
MILAN: Italy's Giro d'Italia was branded "the biggest loser" on Wednesday amid anger over the revised international cycling calendar which Italians believe favours the Tour de France. "Rosa Di Rabbia..
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Tour de France to start in August - with Giro and Vuelta to overlap

The Tour de France will take place at the end of August, with the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana overlapping each other during October, cycling's governing body the UCI have announced.
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Froome concerned about Tour de France attracting crowds

Britain’s Chris Froome thinks the Tour de France can work without spectators but wonders how they can stop large crowds attending.
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Tour de France: Chris Froome concerned about crowds gathering

Britain’s Chris Froome thinks the Tour de France can work without spectators but wonders how they can stop large crowds attending.
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Tour de France could still go ahead as Vuelta cancels race start

The Tour de France could still go ahead despite more sanctions on mass gatherings by the French government.
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The Tour de France is saved, but coronavirus has changed the cycling landscape

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PARIS: The rescheduling of the Tour de France to start on August 29 has given cycling a major shake up. Here AFP looks at some of the issues created by the new-look season: With professional cycling..
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2020 Tour de France set to go ahead at end of August

The Tour de France has been delayed until 29 August according to cycling's governing body the UCI.
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