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(...)

France’s Julian Alaphilippe, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, takes a curve during the 19th stage  between Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and Tignes on Friday. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images

What was seen as one of the most important battles in this year’s Tour de France was curtailed on Friday with the 126.5-kilometre race from Saint-Jean(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin celebrates winning the sixth stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France  between Brest and Mur-de-Bretagne Guerledan in 2018. Photograph:  Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images

It’s been described in the past by Sean Kelly as the 110 per cent race, but when this year’s Tour de France gets under way in Brussels today (Saturday(...)

Team Sky celebrate Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France victory on the Champs-Élysées back in July. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Every now and then a new force enters a sport with an impact so crushing that it reshapes and even deforms the whole competition. So it was with the s(...)

A  map showing the official route of the 2019 edition of the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty Images

The route of the 2019 Tour de France will feature 30 categorised climbs, five mountain finishes but only 54km of time trialling in what the organisers(...)

 Tour de France winner  Geraint Thomas  hugs  his wife Sarah-Ellen  after the final stage to Paris on Sunday. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images

Geraint Thomas has been hailed as “Le Prince de Galles” and “Le cyclist next door” by French papers after winning his first Tour de France. But as the(...)

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey, celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 13th stage of the Tour de France. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP

Christian Prudhomme, the director of the Tour de France, appealed for calm after tensions increased following Thursday’s chaotic climb of Alpe d’Huez (...)

Since the start of the year there have been calls for Chris Froome to stand down from racing. Photograph: EPA

There is an old mantra in French cycling that no rider is bigger than the Tour de France and, in dramatically seeking to block Chris Froome from start(...)

A map of the route for the 2016 Tour de France. Photograph: Afp

The Tour de France looks set to be dominated by the climbers once more in 2016 but cycling’s most prestigious stage race should get off to a calmer st(...)

Fabian Cancellara has pulled out of the Tour de France after fracturing vertebrae during a crash in stage three. Photograph: Reuters

Fabian Cancellara has withdrawn from the Tour de France after fracturing two vertebrae in the horrific crash that interrupted Monday’s stage three fro(...)

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