Tour de France Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Froome waits on 2015 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Sky Sports

    Chris Froome says Alberto Contador's decision to ride the Giro d'Italia ahead of next summer's Tour de France is "interesting" but will not finalise his own build-up until after the route has been unveiled later this month. Contador has hinted he may ride all three Grand Tours next year and took the first step towards that goal by revealing he will bid for a second Giro title in May .

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  2. Andreu steps down as 5-hour Energy directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... Andreu, 48, previously worked for the Versus TV Network, which covered major professional races like the Tour de France and the Spring Classics. The cable channel has since become the NBC Sports Network. Most recently, Andreu provided video ...

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  3. Inside Today's Advertiser: Free 8-page guide to the Buxton Adventure FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Buxton Advertiser

    Pick up a copy of today's Buxton Advertiser for a free eight-page guide to the Buxton Adventure Festival. The colour pull-out is packed with features and interviews, as well as full official listings for the third Buxton Adventure Festival , which will be held at the Pavilion Arts Centre on Saturday October 11 and Sunday October 12. This year's speakers include Emma O'Reilly - Lance Armstrong's personal masseur who blew the whistle on the seven-times Tour de France winner; top climbers Tim Emmett and Shauna Coxsey; record-breaking fell runner Steve Birkinshaw; and Paralympic silver medalist and ground-breaking adventurer Karen Darke.

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  4. Will the 2015 Giro feature fewer summit finishes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Velonews

    ... because his team is one of the 18 in the UCI WorldTour with automatic invitations. It is the same for 2014 Tour de France and 2013 Giro d'Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali (Astana), who has yet to decide if he will participate. Pro Continental, or ...

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  5. News shorts: Quintana outlines 2015 programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Cycling News

    Nairo Quintana has confirmed that he will return to the Tour de France next season. Second overall on his debut in 2013, the Colombian missed this year's race after Movistar opted to send him to the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espaa instead.

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  6. TDF Thailand reports deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Sky Sports

    The organisers of the Tour de France have rubbished claims that the race could be held in Thailand in 2016. The Tourism Authority of Thailand told the Reuters news agency on Thursday that "fruitful talks" had been held with the Amaury Sports Organisation .

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  7. Cycling - Thailand in talks to host Tour de FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Thailand are in talks with Tour de France organisers about bringing the world's most prestigious cycling race to Asia for the first time and are confident of doing so by 2016. The Tourism Authority of Thailand said they had held fruitful talks with Jean-Etienne Amaury, chairman of the Amaury Sport Organisation who organise the Tour de France, last month in Paris and were encouraged.

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  8. Lefevere: Cavendish can win Milan-San Remo and beat KittelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Cycling News

    Patrick Lefevere has backed Mark Cavendish to bounce back after a 'mixed season' and he believes that the British sprinter can return to his best in 2015. Cavendish has taken 11 individual wins in 2014 but due to a crash on the opening day of the Tour de France he was forced to watch from the sidelines as his sprint rivals cleaned up.

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  9. Thailand wants to host the Tour de France in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Thai tourism officials met the annual event's organisers in September, in an attempt to bring the Tour out of Europe for the first time in its history. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey during the 20th stage, a 54-kilometre individual time trial, of the 101st edition of the Tour de France on July 26, 2014 between Bergerac and Perigueux, western France.

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  10. Reversed roles for Van Avermaet and Gilbert in Belgian Worlds teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... Gold Race . The second half of his season has been focused squarely on the world championships he skipped the Tour de France for the first time since 2010 but he has been grappling for form so far this autumn. Unlike the past two years, the Vuelta a ...

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  11. Vande Velde trades bike for micRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Daily Camera

    ... of California that raises funds for physically challenged athletes. He did TV commentary last month at the Tour de France. "The lack of structured training is a nice relief," said Vande Velde, who won the 2012 USA Pro Challenge and will do TV ...

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  12. Drudge Report editor: Ban bikes not gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... little on the Drudge Report about cyclists unless one would count when Lance Armstrong was stripped of seven Tour de France titles in 2012 due to doping charges. Hurt acknowledged that he isn't generally in favor of "government solutions to human ...

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  13. Flakemore lands BMC contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Examiner

    ... joining the US-registered team that Evans represented in 2011 when he became the first Aussie to win the Tour de France. BMC announced three new rider signings yesterday, with American Joey Rosskopf and Italian Manuel Senni joining Flakemore who had ...

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  14. Boonen: I have three chances left to win another WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... of his or any generation is assured. He has racked up over 100 victories, and claimed the green jersey at the Tour de France. The Worlds road race is one of the very few events where Boonen has failed to repeat himself, and even then, there is ...

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  15. Book launched about village's Tour de France day in the spotlightRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | York Press

    A SMALL North Yorkshire village has re-lived the day it became a global star when the Tour de France pedalled through. The world's largest sporting event arrived in West Tanfield in the afternoon of July 5 - and just an hour before the bikes arrived so did three VIP guests, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

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  16. Cadel confirms a Classic retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Northern Territory News

    CADEL Evans' abdication as the king of Australian cycling will begin at the world championships in Ponferrada on Sunday and end on the Great Ocean Road in February when the nation's only Tour de France champion contests his final race. As exclusively reported by News Corp twice over the past six weeks, Evans, 37, will retire after riding the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Classic on February - not at the Tour Down Under as suggested by European sources.

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  17. Cadel Evans confirms retirement in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Velonews

    Cadel Evans confirmed he will retire on February 1, 2015, after competing in the Great Ocean Road Race at home in Melbourne, Australia. The 2011 Tour de France winner and 2009 world champion revealed his decision Thursday in Ponferrada, Spain, ahead of the worlds.

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  18. Metamorphosis: An exclusive interview with Bradley WigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Velonews

    In light of Wiggins' world time-trial championship this week in Ponferrada, Spain, we present you with the feature, in its entirety.] From the cobbles to California, Bradley Wiggins reinvented himself in 2014. But a return to the Tour de France in July is unlikely, which could well mean the beginning of something new, all over again.

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  19. Evans to quit cycling with no regretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Cadel Evans has announced he'll retire from cycling in early 2015 partly due to a poorer-than-expected performance in this year's Giro d'Italia where he targeted the win but finished eighth. Evans, who won the world championship road race in 2009 and the Tour de France in 2011, has revealed his last ever event will be his own inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in early February.

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  20. Cadel Evans: Grinding his way into historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | ABC News

    ... population. And never were his grit and freakish stamina on display more than the 18th stage of the 2011 Tour de France. Heading into the 200-kilometre stage from Pinerolo to the finish atop Col du Galibier (the highest finish in Tour history), ...

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