Simon Yates

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Britain’s Simon Yates celebrates after winning the 15th stage of the Giro d’Italia, from Tolmezzo to Sappada. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP

Following a brief return to form on Saturday’s stage to the top of Monte Zoncolan, Chris Froome’s chance of winning the Giro d’Italia took a hammering(...)

 Chris Froome of Team Sky celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia. Photograph: PA

Chris Froome won the 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Monte Zoncolan as compatriot Simon Yates extended his overall lead in the Alps. With the pelo(...)

Elia Viviani (right)  pips Ireland’s  Sam Bennett (Team Bora-Hansgrohe)  and Danny Van Poppel of ( Team LottoNL-Jumbo) and Jean-Pierre Drucker (BMC Racing) in a sprint to the line during Stage 13 of the Tour of Italy at Nervesa Della Battaglia. Photo: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Sam Bennett may have been the fastest rider in the sprint on Friday’s 13th stage of the Giro d’Italia, but the Irishman ran out of luck in a complicat(...)

Sam Bennett celebrates as he crosses the line to take Stage 12 of the Giro D’Italia. Photograph: Luk Benies/AFP

Motorsports fan Sam Bennett seized victory on the famous Imola circuit on Thursday, jumping early to overhaul two breakaway riders and dominating the (...)

 Simon Yates of the Mitchelton-Scott team, celebrates on the podium after winning the eleventh stage of the Giro d’Italia. Photograph: EPA

Simon Yates stretched his lead of the Giro d’Italia as he won stage 11 of the race in Osimo on Thursday. The Mitchelton-Scott rider took his second st(...)

Colombian rider Esteban Chaves (L) of Mitchelton-Scott wins ahead of team mate Simon Yates on Thursday. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Colombia’s Esteban Chaves won stage six of the Giro d’Italia at the top of Mount Etna on Thursday with a little help from Mitchelton-Scott team mate S(...)

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(...)

French climber Elisabeth Revol (centre) poses with rescuers Denis Urubko (left) and  Adam Bielecki at the base of Nanga Parbat mountain in Pakistan. Photograph: Adam Bielecki

French mountain climber Elisabeth Revol was on her way from Islamabad, Pakistan to a hospital in the French Alps late on Tuesday, after surviving a ha(...)

“It might sometimes looks like myself and Romain bardet are racing together as we take turns to attack.” Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

The Tour is nearly over, Paris is beckoning like a beacon on the horizon. We’ll reach the Champs Elysees tomorrow, but first there’s the not-inconsequ(...)

 Dan Martin (centre) rides during the 181,5km ninth stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 9th  between Nantua and Chambery. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Stage 13, Friday, July 14th: Saint-Girons to Foix 101km Friday was good fun out there. I think it was the first time in the Tour you have seen so man(...)

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