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News on Tour de France continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Australian Darren Smith 'could have won the Tour de France'

If you head out on your bike between Coolangatta to Paradise Point on the Gold Coast, it's very likely you will see a sign: 'The Darren Smith Memorial Route'.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

5 things to know about Tour de France Stage 18

The Tour de France's final day in the mountains saw both of France's podium hopefuls rise in the overall standings, while Vincenzo Nibali won atop the punishing Hautacam climb to leave the peloton even further in his slipstream.

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Related Topix: Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tour de France 18th stage at a glance

The stage: 145.5 kilometers from Pau to the summit finish at Hautacam, rated "beyond category" in the Tour jargon to describe the most difficult climbs.

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Related Topix: Cycling

7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Vincenzo Nibali all but seals Tour de France victory with stage win

Race leader Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 145.5km 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Pau and Hautacam, July 24, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Playful Pole wins Tour stage, as Nibali marches on

A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a university police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Cycling

16 hrs ago | Cycling News

Tour de France shorts: Wiggins' Tour regrets

It is possible to have too much of a good thing, according to Brad Wiggins . In 2012 he won the Tour de France and a gold medal at the London Olympics time trial but now seems to have some regrets due to way it affected his private life.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Sports, Olympics

20 hrs ago | Cycling News

Tour de France: Belkin lose time in first Pyreneean test

Belkin 's general classification battle on two fronts hit a bump in the road as both Bauke Mollema and Laurens ten Dam lost time on the first day in the Pyrenees.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Jurgen Van Den Broeck, Discovery Channel

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Chris Rattue: Bauer's shot at glory raises hopes

Jack Bauer cried, and it would have been easy to shed tears with him. The Kiwi cyclist's amazing tilt at a stage win in the horrendously gruelling Tour de France was up there with the best sports action of the year, or any year.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Opinion

Cycling News

Tour de France a mental and physical challenge for debutant Ben King

The Tour de France neophyte often relies on the advice of more experienced hands as he looks to survive the rigours of La Grande Boucle, but sometimes, there's nothing quite like the reassurance of his peers.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

5 Things to know about the Tour de France Stage 17

The 166 riders still standing out of the 198 who set out from Leeds, England on July 5 have one more lung-busting day in the mountains on Thursday, when the legendary 2,115-meter Tourmalet and the infamous Hautacam climbs could well settle the race's final podium placings.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michael Rogers, Simon Gerrans, George Hincapie, Cadel Evans

The Independent

Tour de France 2014: Vincenzo Nibali strengthens hold on yellow jersey as Rafal Majka win stage 17

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Jean-Christophe Peraud

WTEN-TV Albany

Tour de France pack off on short, steep Stage 17

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Related Topix: Cycling, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Cycling News

Tour de France shorts: Lots of doping controls, the new French generation

The "vampires" were busy on Monday's rest day, gathering blood and urine samples from numerous teams.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Davitamon - Lotto, Quickstep, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Andre Greipel, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Tony Martin, Summer Olympics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Post Game

11 Things You Didn't Know About Tour De France: Smoking On Course And More

The Tour de France has quite a history. Every year it brings thousands of dedicated fans to watch three weeks of uphill battles and long stages, falls and failures, wins and newly broken records.

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NWCN.com

Tour de France: Tacoma's van Garderen gutted by stage 16

American rider Tejay van Garderen was the biggest loser among the Top 10 yellow jersey contenders, blowing up on the first "beyond category" Pyreneen climb and most likely losing his chance of becoming the first American to score a Tour de France podium finish since Greg Lemond 24 years ago.

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Suria

Every cloud has silver lining, says...

Michael Rogers said he had learnt lessons when serving a temporary doping suspension that helped him win his first ever Tour de France stage.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler

BleacherReport

Tour De France 2014: Stage 16 Winner, Results and Updated Leaderboard Standings

Tinkoff-Saxo's Michael Rogers took victory on Stage 16 of the 2014 Tour de France as he headed a breakaway in the first of three days in the Pyrenees.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler

Sporting Life

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Will race in the team pursuit in Glasgow

Sir Bradley Wiggins may have decided to race only one of a possible four events in Glasgow but he insists the Commonwealth Games - and riding for Team England - is a big deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Cycling, Alberto Contador, Mark Cavendish

WTEN-TV Albany

Tour de France heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The State

Quick hits - Tour de France takes rest day

Riders relaxed, ate, met with reporters and otherwise found ways to recover from the 1,710 miles that they've raced since the start on July 5 in Leeds, England.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Sports, NFC, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, NFC West, Russell Wilson, NFL Players, Richard Sherman, Cincinnati Bengals

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