Romain Bardet

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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(...)

Netherlands’ Steven Kruijswijk rides through spectators in the ascent to l’Alpe d’Huez during the twelfth stage of the 2018 Tour de France . Photo: Philippe Lopez/Getty Images

How many more years can the French stomach Team Sky’s domination of the Tour de France? Are the traditions of the Tour, the accessibility of the rider(...)

Astana Pro Team rider Omar Fraile of Spain in action on his way to winning Stage 14 of the Tour de France from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Mende. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Spain’s Omar Fraile powered to victory with a late burst in the last climb of the 14th stage of the Tour de France, a 188-km ride from Saint-Paul-Troi(...)

 Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas wins stage 12 of the Tour de France. Photograph: Reuters

Geraint Thomas’s second consecutive stage win was greeted by booing and whistling at the climax of an ill-tempered stage during which Chris Froome was(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin took a heavy fall during stage eight of the Tour de France. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty

Dan Martin is hoping the injuries sustained in a stage-eight crash will not slow him down now the Tour de France has reached his favoured terrain in t(...)

    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 (...)

 AG2R La Mondiale rider Olivier Naesen goes over the  top of Bora Hansgrohe rider Rafal Majka during the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling between Arras and Roubaix. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Two years after suffering a career-threatening accident, former Paris-Roubaix champion John Degenkolb claimed his maiden Tour de France win on his fav(...)

Ireland’s Dan Martin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France between Brest and Mur-de-Bretagne Guerledan, western France. Photo: Marco Bertorell/Getty Images

Five years ago Dan Martin notched up Ireland’s first Tour de France stage win in 21 years, and became only the fifth Irishman to achieve that feat. On(...)

 Bora Hansgrohe team riders Peter Sagan of Slovakia (left) and Macus Burghardt of Germany  during the 35.5km team time trial in  Stage Three  of the Tour de France.  Photograph:  EPA/Yoan Valat

Chris Froome began the process of steadily eroding the time lost in Saturday’s opening stage of the Tour after Team Sky finished second here in the fi(...)

Peter Sagan (left)  wins the sprint  ahead of Italy’s Sonny Colbrelli (right) and France’s Arnaud Demare (centre) in the  second stage  of the Tour de France  between Mouilleron-Saint-Germain and La Roche-sur-Yon. Photograph:  Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

Peter Sagan took the overall lead in the Tour de France following an uphill sprint win in La Roche-Sur-Yon after another hectic finale saw a major cra(...)

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