| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
AX 3 DOMAINES, France -- Tour de France favorite Chris Froome overpowered his main rivals on the first tough mountain climb of the race Saturday and won the eighth stage to take the leader's yellow jersey.
The British rider finished second overall...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:09 AM
LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday.
Froome and the other main contenders were more...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador.
Froome attacked about two-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know:
1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:03 AM
LE GRAND-BORNAND, France --- Chris Froome can already taste the champagne and has only one more day of climbing remaining before mounting the Champs-Elysees podium steps as Britain's second consecutive Tour de France winner.
The race leader preserved...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:03 AM
A relatively easy ride down the Champ-Elysees is all that separates Chris Froome from becoming the 2013 Tour de France champion.
The British rider finished third Saturday in Stage 20 of the tour, effectively winning the race since Sunday's ride into...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the second British rider in as many years to win the famed bicycle race.
Froome, who helped Team Sky teammate and countryman Bradley Wiggins win the race last year, took part in a...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 7:35 AM
NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong, who recovered from cancer to win the Tour de France a record seven times, formally announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, a month after his last race.
The 39-year-old American, who made a comeback to the sport two...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 10:38 PM
Tyler Farrar of the Garmin-Cervelo team became the first American to win a stage of cycling’s Tour de France on Independence Day.
Farrar’s teammate Thor Hushovd of Norway kept the race- leading yellow jersey after stage three, a 123-mile...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Cycling legend Lance Armstrong made a decision this week not to contest the United States Anti-Doping Agency charges that he employed blood doping to give him an unfair competitive advantage over the course of his racing career. It is the equivalent of...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:25 AM
MARSEILLE, France -- A French cyclist taking part in the prestigious Tour de France race has been arrested, a national police official said Tuesday, leading his team to suspend him while claims of doping are investigated.
Cofidis, a professional...