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

    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. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali knows that more than many. Last year's Giro d'Italia was tarnished by three…

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  • Cycling-Road-Tour de France team classification after stage 16

    July 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Team Classification Tour de France after Stage 16 on Tuesday 1. AG2R(France) 219:28:01" 2. Belkin(Netherlands) +26:21" 3. Team Sky(Britain) +39:19" 4. Movistar(Spain) +54:56" 5. BMC Racing(United States) +55:46" 6. Europcar(France) +1:01:12" 7. Astana(Kazakhstan)…

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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.

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  • Every cloud has silver lining, says stage winner Rogers

    Bagneres-de-Luchon (France) (AFP) - Michael Rogers said he had learnt lessons when serving a temporary doping suspension that helped him win his first ever Tour de France stage. The 34-year-old Australian escaped from a five-man breakaway group to claim victory on the Tour's mammoth 237.5km 16th…

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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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    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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  • Cycling-Road-Tour de France stage 16 results

    July 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Tour de France (Carcassonne - Bagneres-de-Luchon, 237.5 km) on Tuesday 1. Michael Rogers (Australia / Tinkoff - Saxo) 6:07:10" 2. Thomas Voeckler (France / Europcar) +9" 3. Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus / Team Sky) 4. Jose Serpa (Colombia / Lampre) 5. Cyril…

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  • As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) -- Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling's greatest race on Tuesday by leading a breakaway group to a downhill finish as the pack entered the Pyrenees. Italy's Vincenzo…

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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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  • 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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  • 5 Things to know about the Tour de France

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — The Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday for the first of three mountain stages that may well determine the final podium of this year's race.

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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…

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  • 5 Things about the Tour de France rest day

    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. Here are five things to know about the Tour de France on Monday: VOECKLER…

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  • Cycling-Road-Tour de France mountain classification after stage 16

    July 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Mountain Classification Tour de France after Stage 16 on Tuesday 1. Rafal Majka (Poland / Tinkoff - Saxo) 89 2. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) 88 3. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy / Astana) 86 4. Thomas Voeckler (France / Europcar) 61 5. Thibaut Pinot (France / FDJ.fr) 49…

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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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  • 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
  • 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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    Tour de France: 16

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

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