Boasson Hagen

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“Chris Froome celebrates his  Tour de France victory on Sunday on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Photograph:  Franck Faugere/EPA

Chris Froome, with his fourth Tour de France in the bag thanks to one of the strongest final weeks he can remember putting in, is now likely to move o(...)

 Christopher Froome, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, rides past a lavander field 19th stage. Photograph: Getty Images

Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche finished in the main bunch on Friday’s 19th stage of the Tour de France, with the peloton switching off to some extent af(...)

Crossing the line to finish second on stage five. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Skin in the game Stage 1, July 1st: Düsseldorf (Germany) to Düsseldorf, 14km time trial It had been 30 years since the Tour last started in Germany, (...)

Quick Step Floors team rider Marcel Kittel (nearest the camera) of Germany crosses the finish line to win the 7th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: Getty Images

It would be a disservice to use the B word – boring – for sprint stages such as Thursday and Friday’s, both won by Marcel Kittel and, on the way here,(...)

 Germany’s Marcel Kittel celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Germany’s Andre Greipel at the end of the sixth stage of the Tour de France between Vesoul and Troyes. Photograph: Getty Images

En route to Troyes the Tour witnessed something new: a cyclist wearing a yellow jersey, riding along a tightrope suspended high above a field on a roa(...)

 Sam Bennett, right, finishing in third place on the second stage of the Dauphine Criterium behind winner   Nacer Bouhanni and second-placed Jens Debusschere. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty

Sam Bennett notched up his third top ten placing in this year’s Critérium du Dauphiné on Thursday, netting ninth in the uphill sprint into Belley. (...)