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Colombian rider Miguel Angel Lopez blesses himself after winning stage 17 of the Tour de France from Grenoble to Meribel Col de la Loze. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/EPA

Mon Dieu! Combining the steepest hill and the highest mountain, the hardest part coming near the tail end, the Col de la Loze duly tested and then bro(...)

Peter Sagen turns round to check on Ireland’s Sam Bennett during Stage 15 of the Tour de France. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

They say one of the best views in all of France is from the top of the Grand Colombier, the near mile-high pyramid on the southern edge of the Jura Mo(...)

Francois Lemarchand has temporarily replaced Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme who has tested positive for Covid-19. Photograph: AP

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme was one of five individuals to test positive for coronavirus before the race resumed on Tuesday. No rider(...)

 Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar of Team UAE Emirates  (left) Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic of  Team Jumbo in action during stage  9  of the Tour de France between Pau and Laruns. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images

There were some who reckoned the Tour de France may not even make it as far as its first rest day and others who must feel perfectly glad of it now. A(...)

 France’s Nans Peters on his way to winning stage eight of the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty Images

Rarely have two points won at an intermediate sprint counted for so little or so much. As a statement at least, Sam Bennett beating Peter Sagan under (...)

The riders make their way from Millau to Lavaurides during the seventh stage of the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty Images

Just because you’re alert to the breakaway doesn’t mean it’s not out to break you. Asked beforehand what was the biggest danger to his green jersey on(...)

 Ireland’s Nicolas Roche celebrates his combativity prize at the end of stage 6  of the  Tour de France between Le Teil and Mont Aigoual. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/AFP via Getty Images

Having spent much of the previous night and morning too lamenting the lack of a single breakaway on Wednesday, Nicolas Roche duly attacked just three (...)

Primoz Roglic celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the fourth  stage  of the Tour de France  between Sisteron and Orcieres-Merlette. Photograph:  Stephane Mahe/AFP via Getty Images

Dave Brailsford’s Ineos Grenadiers team are in danger of bombing at this year’s Tour de France. The defending champion Egan Bernal was again left in t(...)

France’s Julian Alaphilippe (R) celebrates as he crosses the finish line in stage two of the Tour de France. Photograph:  Stephane Mahe/Getty/AFP

Julian Alaphilippe dispelled any lingering gloom hanging over the Grand Depart of the 2020 Tour de France by speeding to victory and the race leader’s(...)

 Colombia’s Egan Bernal  of Team Ineos wears the overall leader’s yellow jersey as he passes  the Arc de Triomphe during the 21st and final stage  of the Tour de France  between Rambouillet and Paris. Photograph: Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA

Egan Bernal became the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey after Sunday’s 21st and final sta(...)

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