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Mark Cavendish: cycling’s greatest sprinter of all time
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Mark Cavendish: cycling’s greatest sprinter of all time

The ‘Manx Missile’ equals Eddy Merckx’s all-time record at the Tour de France
15 Jul 2021
Back pages: Premier League to get ‘ultimatum’ from clubs
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Back pages: Premier League to get ‘ultimatum’ from clubs

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 16 April
16 Apr 2020
Tour de France postponed: organisers confirm 29 August start
Colombia’s Egan Bernal (yellow jersey) won the 2019 Tour de France
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Tour de France postponed: organisers confirm 29 August start

New dates have been announced for cycling’s premier event
15 Apr 2020
The Open is off but will the Tour de France be rescheduled?
The Open’s Claret Jug pictured at Royal St George’s in Sandwich, Kent
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The Open is off but will the Tour de France be rescheduled?

Royal St George’s remains the host course of British golf’s major in 2021
7 Apr 2020
Will the Tour de France be staged without any fans?
Colombia’s Egan Bernal (yellow jersey) won the 2019 Tour de France
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Will the Tour de France be staged without any fans?

French minister of sport says it’s ‘too early’ to make a decision on this year’s race
27 Mar 2020
Back pages: Bernal’s ‘champagne moment’ at Tour de France
Team Ineos riders Jonathan Castroviejo (left) and Geraint Thomas (right) congratulate Egan Bernal on his Tour de France win
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Back pages: Bernal’s ‘champagne moment’ at Tour de France

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 29 July
29 Jul 2019
The Decathlon: Le Tour champion Thomas ‘all ok’ after crash
Team Indeo cyclist Geraint Thomas will defend his title at the 2019 Tour de France
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The Decathlon: Le Tour champion Thomas ‘all ok’ after crash

Ten things from the world of sport on Wednesday 19 June
19 Jun 2019

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Sky to end Team Sky backing and cycling involvement in 2019
Team Sky cyclist Geraint Thomas (yellow jersey) won the 2018 Tour de France
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Sky to end Team Sky backing and cycling involvement in 2019

Since launching in 2010, the cycling powerhouse has scored 322 all-time wins including six Tour de France victories
12 Dec 2018
Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France trophy stolen in Birmingham
Geraint Thomas Tour de France trophy stolen Team Sky
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Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France trophy stolen in Birmingham

Team Sky confirm theft of the trophy the Welsh cycling star won in July
10 Oct 2018
Geraint Thomas: CCC offer contract to Tour de France winner
Geraint Thomas 2018 Tour de France
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Geraint Thomas: CCC offer contract to Tour de France winner

Welsh cycling hero welcomed home in Cardiff today
9 Aug 2018
Tour de France: victory is ‘stuff of dreams’ for Thomas
Geraint Thomas 2018 Tour de France
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Tour de France: victory is ‘stuff of dreams’ for Thomas

How the cycling world reacted to the Welshman’s stunning Tour win
30 Jul 2018
Sport on TV this weekend: Tour de France, F1 and boxing
Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas (yellow jersey) rides in the 18th stage of the Tour de France
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Sport on TV this weekend: Tour de France, F1 and boxing

Cycling, boxing, women’s hockey, golf and Formula 1 promise exciting action over the next two days
27 Jul 2018
Tour de France: Geraint Thomas rides nearer to the title
Geraint Thomas 2018 Tour de France
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Tour de France: Geraint Thomas rides nearer to the title

Defending champion Chris Froome pledges loyalty to Team Sky buddy
26 Jul 2018
Tour de France: race leader Geraint Thomas prepares for war
Tour de France Team Sky Geraint Thomas Chris Froome
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Tour de France: race leader Geraint Thomas prepares for war

Thomas and Team Sky teammate Chris Froome face stern challenges from the peloton and hostile fans
24 Jul 2018
Tour de France: Team Sky’s Moscon apologises after punch
Tour de France Gianni Moscon Team Sky
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Tour de France: Team Sky’s Moscon apologises after punch

Italian has been disqualified from the race following incident with Elie Gesbert
23 Jul 2018
Tour de France: Thomas wins amid hostility on Alpe d’Huez
Team Sky cyclist Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour de France
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Tour de France: Thomas wins amid hostility on Alpe d’Huez

Team Sky riders are booed and spat at as one spectator shoves Froome and another brings down Nibali
20 Jul 2018
What is on TV tonight?
Amy Adams and Chris Messina in Sharp Objects
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What is on TV tonight?

The Week rounds up the best picks for this evening’s television
10 Jul 2018
Chris Froome ‘relieved’ to be cleared of doping by the UCI
Chris Froome failed drugs test Vuelta a Espana
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Chris Froome ‘relieved’ to be cleared of doping by the UCI

Four-time winner is now set to compete in the 105th Tour de France
2 Jul 2018
2018 Tour de France: Chris Froome appeals race ‘ban’
Chris Froome Team Sky Tour de France cycling
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2018 Tour de France: Chris Froome appeals race ‘ban’

Tour organisers ASO don’t want a repeat of the Lance Armstrong scandal
2 Jul 2018
Mark Cavendish’s collaboration with Richard Mille
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Mark Cavendish’s collaboration with Richard Mille

The Olympic medal-winning cyclist is back on top form and forging new friendships
21 Nov 2017
Brailsford attacks 'fluffy, PC' critics after Froome triumph
Dave Brailsford, Team Sky principal, Chris Froome
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Brailsford attacks 'fluffy, PC' critics after Froome triumph

'Winning is a brutal game,' says Team Sky principal in the wake of bullying allegations
25 Jul 2017
Froome wins the Tour de France - but little respect
Chris Froome Tour de France
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Froome wins the Tour de France - but little respect

The British rider has won the race four times, but his 'efficient' style fails to win over the fans
24 Jul 2017
Tour de France: Porte, Thomas crash out, Froome keeps yellow
Richie Porte
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Tour de France: Porte, Thomas crash out, Froome keeps yellow

GRAPHIC CONTENT: Horror crashes overshadow stage nine of the race and prompt questions over safety
10 Jul 2017
Sagan kicked out of Tour after Cavendish crash
Mark Cavendish and John Degenkolb
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Sagan kicked out of Tour after Cavendish crash

Britain’s sprint king breaks his shoulder in horror fall blamed on Slovak world champion
5 Jul 2017
Thomas stays in yellow after Sagan’s golden finish
Peter Sagan wins stage three
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Thomas stays in yellow after Sagan’s golden finish

World champion loses his footing in final sprint but still wins stage three
4 Jul 2017
How to dress for the Tour de France - or your commute
Huez cyclewear
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How to dress for the Tour de France - or your commute

Cycling clothing experts Huez share their top tips for the kit that will have you winning your own yellow jersey
3 Jul 2017
Premier League security up as fears grow of a 'death list'
Police outside London Stadium
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Premier League security up as fears grow of a 'death list'

Letter found next to Borussia Dortmund attack site reportedly claimed terror group is targeting top sports stars
13 Apr 2017
Armstrong could be ruined by $100m US government lawsuit
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Armstrong could be ruined by $100m US government lawsuit

Disgraced cyclist loses bid to block legal action by Floyd Landis and his team's former sponsor, US Postal Service
14 Feb 2017
Chris Froome rivals Indurain as he wins third Tour de France
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Chris Froome rivals Indurain as he wins third Tour de France

British rider is first man to win back-to-back titles since 1995 as he equals Greg Lemond, Louison Bobet and Philippe Thys
25 Jul 2016
Tour de France: Why can't France find a home-grown winner?
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Daily Briefing

Tour de France: Why can't France find a home-grown winner?

After 31 years without a winner, the host country yearns to find its own Andy Murray in Lycra
19 Jul 2016
Commentators in shock as Chris Froome runs up Mont Ventoux
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Commentators in shock as Chris Froome runs up Mont Ventoux

Sight of Tour de France leader on foot prompts widespread incredulity - and a mention of Shakespeare from the Dutch
15 Jul 2016
Tour de France: Can Froome win another yellow jersey?
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Tour de France: Can Froome win another yellow jersey?

Britain's Team Sky rider is favourite to win a third title, but his rivals are just as determined
1 Jul 2016
US issues terror alert for travellers heading to Europe
Soldiers patrol the streets of Brussels after the March attacks
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US issues terror alert for travellers heading to Europe

Euro 2016 and Tour de France will 'present greater targets for attacks', says State Department
1 Jun 2016
Chris Froome's physiological test results explained
Tour de France 2013 winner Britain's Christopher Froome (C) celebrates with teammates on the Champs-Elysee avenue in Paris, after finishing the 133.5 km twenty-first and last stage of the 100
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Chris Froome's physiological test results explained

Tour de France winner has tried to silence critics who believe he is a cheat by undergoing tests - what has he proved?
4 Dec 2015
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