Teams will only be withdrawn from the Tour de France and subsequent Grand Tours this season if two or more riders test positive for coronavirus within a period of seven days. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty/AFP

Teams will only be withdrawn from the Tour de France and subsequent Grand Tours this season if two or more riders test positive for coronavirus within(...)

Team Jumbo rider Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic (left) and Team Groupama-FDJ rider France’s Thibaut Pinot arrive to attend the teams’ presentation two days before the start of the 1st stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France in Nice on August 27th. Photographg: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty

The 2020 Tour de France, scheduled to start in Nice on Saturday, is edging closer to collapse after the Alpes-Maritimes region, site of the opening st(...)

 Colombian rider Nairo Quintana celebrates while crossing the finish line to win the seventh and final stage of the Paris-Nice cycling race on Saturday. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

After the shortening of the prestigious Paris-Nice race by one day, the UCI has taken a far wider-reaching measure in relation to Covid-19, announcing(...)

 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(...)

 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 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(...)

Team Sky’s Chris Froome does not belong among cycling’s greats according to Bernard Hinault. Photo: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

The legendary cyclist Bernard Hinault has launched a stinging attack on Chris Froome, claiming he should never have been on the Giro d’Italia start li(...)

Britain’s Chris Froome  crosses the finish line to win the  19th stage of the Giro d’Italia  from Venaria Reale to Bardonecchia. Photograph: Daniel dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP

On one of the most extraordinary days in Giro d’Italia history, Chris Froome produced a performance that ripped the breath away, obliterating his riva(...)

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