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Thomas and Froome to compete in Tour of Britain

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will skip the Vuelta a España to do so.

Cycling is the healthiest form of urban transport for city dwellers

If you walk to work in an effort to get more exercise, you might consider switching to cycling. A new European study found that biking is the best urban mode of transport for boosting health.

Thousands turn out for Tour de France champ Thomas’ homecoming

Upon his arrival in Cardiff, Geraint Thomas received a raucous reception.

Team Sky’s Bernal out of hospital after horror San Sebastián crash

Egan Bernal sustained serious injuries after a crash in the Clásica de San Sebastián.

Bastianelli sprints to European road race title

Vos, often hailed as the greatest woman cyclist in history, roared through for the silver but her fellow 31-year-old rival had already flown.

Britain finds new teenage flyer in omnium champion Hayter

The 19-year-old won the test, roaring from fifth place going into the final discipline, the 25km points race, to the gold-medal position, much to the delight of the home crowd.

Thomas hailed as ‘Perfect Poster boy’ after Tour de France win

The 32-year-old Welshman is the third Briton to win the race after Froome and Bradley Wiggins, securing Team Sky's sixth victory in the race from the past seven editions.

Thomas set to win Tour as fading Froome drops down to...

Roglic powered down the final descent from the Col d'Aubisque to beat Thomas by 19 seconds and leapfrog Froome, whose star continued to fade, into third place overall.

Sky chief slams Tour critics, calls race’s billing into doubt

Dave Brailsford of Team Sky addressed fans who had been heckling his team throughout the Tour de France.

Sky woes continue as Moscon kicked out of Tour

Their Italian rider Gianni Moscon was thrown out of the race for hitting another rider during the 15th stage on Sunday.

Injured former champion Nibali ruled out of Tour de France, says...

Vincenzo Nibali dropped out of the Tour de France after fracturing one of his vertebrae.

Tour director pays tribute to Cavendish after Briton fails to make...

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme was impressed by Mark Cavendish even though he was eliminated from the race.

Sky can ‘control race’ as Bardet plays down yellow jersey hopes

Romain Bardet of AG2R is not confident about his chances of winning the Tour de France.

Sky worried for Froome as notorious Alpe d’Huez looms

Chris Froome is expected to be heckled by fans during the upcoming 12th stage of the Tour de France.

Dull Tour unlikely to open up in the Alps

The Tour de France has thus far gone exactly how many expected it to.

Froome and company grind through the cobbles

Only Australian Richie Porte crashed out after 10km and last year’s runner-up Rigoberto Uran lost one minute 28 seconds on the favourites’ group after hitting the ground.

Degenkolb wins Tour de France ninth stage, Van Avermaet leads

Degenkolb won the ninth stage of the Tour de France, a 156.5-km ride from Arras.

Porte crashes out of Tour de France

Porte has pulled out of the Tour de France after damaging his shoulder in a crash.

Groenewegen’s show of power silences Tour de France critics

The Lotto NL-Jumbo rider, who won the final stage to Paris last year, had by his own admission suffered a disappointing start to the 2018 Tour before his show of power to beat Gaviria into second and Peter Sagan into third.

Martin seizes opportunity as top guns lose ground

The Team UAE Emirates rider jumped away from the main pack inside the final kilometre and never looked back, beating France’s Pierre Latour by one second and Spain’s Alejandro Valverde by three.

Bardet can overcome shock teammate loss, says AG2R director

Romain Bardet will have to overcome the setback of the Tour de France exit of his teammate Axel Domont to emerge victorious.

Sensational Sagan clinches another Tour de France stage

Peter Sagan beat Sonny Colbrelli and Philippe Gilbert to win the fifth stage of the Tour de France.

Gaviria wins again, Van Avermaet holds Tour de France lead

Gaviria won Saturday's first stage on his Tour debut and looks to be the man to beat in the sprints this year.

Dan Martin juggling risks over first nine days

Dan Martin is prioritising conserving energy and avoiding accidents during the early stages of the Tour de France.