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A frustrated Dan Martin said he could feel the “lights go out” too many times as a Tour de France which began with high hopes ended in disappointment (...)

Team Ineos captain Luke Rowe has been thrown out of the Tour de France. Photograph: Ian Parker/PA

Geraint Thomas’s hopes of defending his Tour de France title were dealt a blow when his Ineos road captain, Luke Rowe, was thrown out of the race, tog(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Bangkok Chinatown traffic at night

Turkey and Cyprus are back for 2019 Dalaman in Turkey Tui Holidays have announced the return of Dalaman, Turkey, and Paphos, Cyprus, (...)

 St Johann in Tirol,  Austria: Although it sits at only  659m (2,160ft)  above sea level,    the town’s excellent piste management means there are 60km (37 miles) of ski runs

If you ski regularly, you’ve probably had at least one trip ruined by rubbish snow. Booking the right week at the right altitude becomes a very middle(...)

Resorts such as Aime La Plagne Club Med in France offers kids’ clubs and activities such as sledding to keep little ones amused. Photograph: Getty Images

Best for friends St Anton, Austria St Anton is famed for its snow conditions, off-piste, night skiing and its après scene. Skiing here can be challe(...)

You will end up with a mouthful or ski-pants-ful of snow at some point. But beginner falls usually result in more bruises to your dignity than to your body. Photograph: Adie Bush/Getty Images

Do you struggle to see the attraction of skiing? Do you shudder a little when friends recount their escapades on the slopes? If the idea of a snow hol(...)