Tour de France

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Mark Cavendish: ‘I knew I could be top again’
Mark Cavendish is one of the greatest bike racers of all time. But riding is the easy part, it’s the other stuff that’s hard

Jonathan Liew

21, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sunak to back UK bids to host Women’s Rugby World Cup and Grand Départ
Chancellor’s budget expected to give £30m to help secure events, plus extra £11m for men’s football World Cup

Tom Ambrose

26, Oct, 2021 @10:53 AM

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Tour de France 2022: women’s race reborn as eight-stage route unveiled
The women’s Tour de France was reborn as the 2022 race route featuring eight stages was unveiled in the Palais des Congrès in Paris

Jeremy Whittle

14, Oct, 2021 @3:39 PM

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Spectator who caused Tour de France pile-up goes on trial
Woman tells prosecutors she feels ashamed of her ‘stupidity’ after obstructing cyclists during race in June

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and agency

14, Oct, 2021 @11:56 AM

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Bernard Tapie obituary
Controversial French businessman whose career was beset by scandal, including tax fraud and football match-fixing

Kim Willsher

05, Oct, 2021 @7:53 PM

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‘It’s sad, but we didn’t benefit much’: Otley reacts to Tour de Yorkshire’s end
Shopkeepers in the market town have mixed emotions about the apparent demise of the acclaimed sporting event

Robyn Vinter

12, Sep, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Phil Liggett: The Voice of Cycling review – Tour de France stalwart meanders off route
Narrator of key moments in cycling since the mid-70s, Liggett’s story includes his controversial support of Lance Armstrong

Andrew Pulver

20, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Tadej Pogacar’s drug tests and bike X-rays are clean, insists UCI president | Jeremy Whittle
David Lappartient discusses suspicions around the Tour de France champion’s team principal, the return of the Women’s Tour and taking the world championships to Africa

Jeremy Whittle

19, Jul, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Pogacar wins Tour de France as Van Aert denies Cavendish record – as it happened
Tadej Pogacar took the title for the second year in a row as Wout van Aert denied Mark Cavendish a record 35th Tour stage win

Niall McVeigh

18, Jul, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Cavendish denied Tour de France stage record as Tadej Pogacar seals title
Mark Cavendish failed in his attempt to break Eddy Merckx’s longstanding record of stage wins as he was outsprinted by Wout Van Aert at the end of the Tour’s final stage

Jeremy Whittle in Paris

18, Jul, 2021 @5:48 PM

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‘Comeback kid’ Mark Cavendish poised to join Tour de France immortals
If the British cyclist sprints to victory in Paris, he will set a record of 35 stage wins, surpassing the great Eddy Merckx

Jeremy Whittle in Libourne

18, Jul, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Ineos a faded imitation of Team Sky glory years at Tour de France | William Fotheringham
Poor tactics and lack of risk-taking sum up how it has gone badly wrong for Dave Brailsford’s Ineos Grenadiers

William Fotheringham

17, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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