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  • Tour leader Nibali: A 'flag-bearer' against doping

    CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Barring a disaster for him on French roads from now until Sunday, the man who looks set to win the Tour de France says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague.

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  • World champion withdraws from Tour de France

    Carcassonne (France) (AFP) - World champion Rui Costa of Portugal withdrew from the Tour de France on Tuesday due to pneumonia, his Lampre-Merida team said in a statement.

    AFP
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  • 5 Things about the Tour de France rest day

    CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — The Tour de France paused for a day in this medieval fortress town just north of the Pyrenees mountains to give the 170 remaining riders a chance to rest up for the race's final 912 kilometers (567 miles) beginning Tuesday.

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  • Jaguar turns its F-Type into a 550-hp bike hauler for le Tour

    Jaguar's Special Operations division, the folks responsible for turning the gorgeous D-Type-inspired Project 7 concept car into an actual production model you can buy, has now decided that its 550-hp F-Type R Coupe was lacking in one very key area of functionality: the ability to haul bikes.

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  • Cycling-Road-Tour de France stage 15 results

    July 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Tour de France (Tallard - Nimes, 222 km) on Sunday 1. Alexander Kristoff (Norway / Katusha) 4:56:43" 2. Heinrich Haussler (Australia / IAM Cycling) ST 3. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Cannondale) 4. Andre Greipel (Germany / Lotto) 5. Mark Renshaw (Australia /…

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  • Cavendish eager to get back racing before season's end

    The 29-year-old crashed out of the opening stage of the Tour de France two weeks ago in his mother's home town of Harrogate, northern England, suffering a separated shoulder. My surgeon Len Fong has done an incredible job and after a few days then I've been working with my physio Phil Jones on the…

    AFP
  • 5 Things to know about Tour de France Stage 15

    NIMES, France (AP) — A long, flat transition stage across a rainy Provence saw Tour de France riders leave the Alps behind and finish with the prospect of a rest day ahead of them on Monday.

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  • Peraud surprising himself as Pyrenees loom

    Jean-Christophe Peraud admitted he had not even ridden the three tough Pyrenean stages at the Tour de France in advance because he didn't expect to be competing for a podium. The veteran AG2R rider is enjoying a surprise Indian summer to his career as he largely flies under the radar with most of…

    AFP
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    Tour de France: 16

    Preview of the Tour de France Stage 16, from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon. VIDEOGRAPHIC

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  • Jaguar Builds Bespoke F-Type For Tour de France Team: Video

    Jaguar has revealed the second completed vehicle to be developed by its new Special Vehicles Operations, and this one’s even wearing the new SVO logo of the personalization department. The vehicle is a bespoke F-Type that not only celebrates Britain’s Team Sky cycling squad competing in the Tour de…

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  • Norway's Kristoff wins Tour stage; Nibali leads

    Almost at the line, Jack Bauer and Martin Elmiger were exhausted but could see it coming - their first Tour de France stage victory. Stage 15 belonged to Norwegian speedster Alexander Kristoff, his second stage victory in this Tour. The 138-mile (222-kilometer) stage went smoothly for overall…

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  • Jaguar F-Type Concept Proves Bike Transport Can Look Cool [w/Video]

    Often times bikers are stuck with owning a Subaru Forester or some other type of SUV simply because they’re the best for hauling two wheels around. But Jaguar wants to make bike transport look cool, and with a Jaguar F-Type fitted with a bike rack, it looks totally awesome. Dubbed the F-Type Coupe…

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  • Cycling-Road-Tour de France classification after stage 15

    July 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Classification from Tour de France after Stage 15 on Sunday 1. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy / Astana) 66:49:37" 2. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) +4:37" 3. Romain Bardet (France / AG2R) +4:50" 4. Thibaut Pinot (France / FDJ.fr) +5:06" 5. Tejay van Garderen (U.S. / BMC…

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  • Tour de France at a glance

    NIMES, France (AP) -- A brief look at the 15th stage of the Tour de France on Sunday:

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  • Nibali insists he's learnt from past mistakes

    Vincenzo Nibali says he is a more mature rider than he was the last couple of years and insists he is well placed to secure a first Tour de France success. The Italian leads Spaniard Alejandro Valverde by 4min 37sec with six stages left, including three in the Pyrenees, but as he has so far gained…

    AFP
  • Kristoff wins 2nd Tour stage as Bauer misses out

    Nîmes (France) (AFP) - New Zealander Jack Bauer came within 100 metres of winning Sunday's 15th stage of the Tour de France after a 222km breakaway before Alexander Kristoff chased him down. Bauer and escape companion Martin Elmiger had attacked from the off and held a lead of almost nine minutes…

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    Jaguar Stage 20 Concept, the F-Type bike hauler for le Tour (14 photos)

    Jaguar has unveiled a modified F-Type sports car for Team Sky to use in stage 20's time trial at this year's Tour de France. The 550-hp Coupe can now hold multiple bikes and features the same equipment as the team's regular XFR-S Sportbrake. Read more here:

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