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(...)

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas (left) wearing the leader’s yellow jersey and third-placed Chris Froome (right) cross the finish line. Photo: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Never, surely, has a flute of champagne tasted so sweet as the one Geraint Thomas enjoyed on the road into Paris. For it confirmed that winning the ye(...)

 France’s Julian Alaphilippe celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 16th stage of the  Tour de France between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty

Geraint Thomas has predicted that Wednesday’s short but spiky 17th stage of the Tour de France will be “massively decisive” in determining the fate of(...)

 Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford: “I’m not sure they’d have liked their football players being spat at in Russia - I’m sure there would have been a word or two about that.” Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Team Sky’s principal Dave Brailsford expects the cascade of vitriol directed at Team Sky to continue all the way to Paris and has condemned Tour de Fr(...)

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 (...)

    Egan Bernal,   Chris Froome,   Geraint Thomas and   Gianni Moscon of   Team Sky cycling team  during the eighth stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France. Photograph:   Getty Images

The Tour de France arrived at the foot of the Alps after the long transfer from Roubaix yet continued dishing the dirt, on and off the road. As Chris (...)

Team Sky rider Chris Froome before the start of Thursday’s stage in the Tour de France. Photo: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Chris Froome and Team Sky will be hoping that the lengthy statement published last night by the World Anti-Doping Agency, clarifying the circumstances(...)

Team Sky rider Chris Froome trains with his team ahead of the Tour de France. Photo: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Chris Froome, cleared by the UCI on Monday of any doping infraction, admitted he is keen to put the race promoters’ move to ban him from racing in thi(...)

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(...)

British cyclist Chris Froome in action during the first stage of the Giro d’Italia  in Jerusalem, Israel. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

Since arriving in Israel Chris Froome has made a decent effort of concealing the mental bruising of an ongoing battle to rescue his reputation but the(...)

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