Britain’s Chris Froome of  Team Sky celebrates after winning the seventh stage from Castres to Ax 3 Domaines to take the yellow jersey. Photograph:  Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Chris Froome moved into the Tour de France’s yellow jersey with a huge show of strength from Team Sky on the first proper day in the mountains.Froome (...)

The pack of riders  on its way during the 205.5 km seventh stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Montpellier to Albi  yesterday. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Peter Sagan has been a bridesmaid often enough during this year’s Tour de France, but with his sprint rivals flayed on the road to Albi, he played the(...)

Andre Greipel of Germany  wins  the sixth stage of the Tour de France  in Montpellier yesterday. Photograph: Laurent Rebours/AP

As expected, stage six of the Tour was all about staying in the right place, not being caught out, not losing time. It was a pretty nervous, stressful(...)

Orica Greenedge’s Simon Gerrans sprints to win the third stage of the  Tour de France   from Ajaccio to Calvi on  Corsica. Cannondale  rider Peter Sagan (right) of Slovakia took second place. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Simon Gerrans of Orica GreenEdge won the third stage of the 100th Tour de France in a sprint finish in Calvi as Peter Sagan settled for second for a s(...)