| Jul 7, 2014
All the fitness freaks are pouring it on in July as they acclimate to the heat, and there is plenty of gear they can utilize on their quest to be healthy and fit. Outdoors-minded people can take a page from the fitness craze to stay properly hydrated...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:18 AM
ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five.
On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 2:50 PM
PARIS Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian cyclist in 16 years to win the Tour de France Sunday when he crossed the finishing line on the Champs-Elysees in the peloton after the race's 21st and final stage.
The stage was won by Germany's Marcel...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:06 AM
SHEFFIELD, England - Italian Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall lead on the Tour de France after a late attack earned him victory in the second stage on Sunday.
The Astana rider powered away about two kilometres from the finish and held off the...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 10:01 AM
PERIGUEUX France -- Having dominated his rivals on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali was poised to win the Tour de France as he avoided any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54km time trial from Bergerac won by Germany's Tony Martin....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
REIMS, France - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-kilometer ride from Arras on Thursday.
Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin took...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Mark Cavendish's Tour de France came to a brutal end after the British sprint specialist failed to recover from a crash at the end of the first stage and pulled out of the race Sunday morning.
"It's devastating," Cavendish, who will have an MRI scan...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:02 PM
As Ike Fazzio and I pedaled our Swiss-made, electric-assist bikes through Balboa Park, a steep climb loomed. Usually that would mean bearing down, sweating a bit and perhaps even walking up the incline. But not that day.
With a flick of my wrist, the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:14 AM
HAUTACAM France (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali won the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, a 145.5-km ride from Pau, to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey.
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:39 AM
PARIS - Thirteen years ago, Vincenzo Nibali packed his bags and left his home in Sicily to start the journey that led him to a triumphant ride on the Champs Elysees on Sunday as Tour de France champion.
The 29-year-old Italian, as soft-spoken in life as...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:38 PM
EAST LYME — When he was maybe 6 years old, Luke Anthony spent three weeks in July glued to the Tour de France coverage on TV.
"That was our first clue that this kid kind of likes cycling," said his father, John.
When Luke wasn't watching the Tour,...