Tour de France Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. In pictures: The rise and fall of Lance ArmstrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Two years ago, on this day, Lance Armstrong admitted to doping during all of his Tour de France wins. We go back in time to look at the life of this hero, who fell from grace In 1996, he was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer and took a break from cycling.

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  2. Frank Schleck: I'm still competitive and have no intention of winding downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Cycling News

    After a season of rebuilding his fitness and form, Frnk Schleck hopes to remain integral to success at Trek Factory Racing in 2015 and despite approaching his 35th birthday in April, he has no intentions of slowing down. Schleck finished 12th overall in last year's Tour de France and will once again line up for the race as a designated captain for the US-registered team.

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  3. Keeping the wheels rolling for Cadel Evans in the 2015 Tour Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | ABC News

    ... said. Methodical checks are put in place and with previous experiences working with the team for Evans' 2011 Tour de France general classification win and last year's second general classification in the Tour Down Under, Mr Groves said they were ...

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  4. Evans has last tilt at cycling TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Age

    ... of the Adelaide race starting on Tuesday. And this is the last chance for 37-year-old Evans, with the 2011 Tour de France champion retiring from racing on February 1. But he finished sixth behind Gerrans, who was third for the stage and took the ...

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  5. Lees: Cyclists gearing up for gruelling South Africa mountain bike raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Edmonton Journal

    ... is the most televised mountain bike race in the world," says Alex Stieda, the first North American to win a Tour de France yellow jersey. "On the route this year, we will climb nearly 16,000 metres in eight days as the trail winds through unspoiled ...

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  6. Team Sky's vision - Sleep and hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | BBC News

    ... This is the man who led British cycling to unheralded glories at two Olympics, who said he would win the Tour de France with a Brit inside five years only to do it twice in four years, and who gave us the concept of the "marginal gain" (the ...

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  7. Marcel Kittel opens 2015 account with victory in the People's Choice ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Velonews

    ... I really like this place. I like it even more when I win like today." The race began with a tribute to 2011 Tour de France champion Cadel Evans (BMC Racing), who rode to the head of the start queue escorted by the 30 other Australians in the race as ...

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  8. Chris Froome is training hard as he bids to reclaim the Tour de FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Wandsworth Guardian

    Chris Froome admits thinking about Tour de France rival Alberto Contador spurs him on in training, insisting the Spaniard can "smell weakness" and knows "when you're having a bad day". The duo's battle for cycling supremacy began in 2013 when Froome stunned Contador with a superb display to seal his opening Tour de France victory.

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  9. Contador rivalry spurs on FroomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | BBC News

    Cyclist Chris Froome says he cannot show any weakness to his great rival Alberto Contador when the Briton tries to win his second Tour de France. "When I'm out training, I'm thinking, 'I wonder what he's up to today, I wonder how hard he's training'," Froome said at a pre-season training camp.

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  10. TdF brought A 8.3m to York, says reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | York Press

    THE Tour de France brought an A 8.3 million boost to the York economy in one weekend, a report to city leaders has said. Officials at City of York Council say the benefits will continue to be felt for years to come, although the figure falls far short of the A 75 million boom predicted by the council during the bid process in 2012 .

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  11. Rachel Neylan credits McGee for comeback success, searches for new teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Velonews

    ... comeback trail since her 24th-place finish in Ponferrada last September and credits her new coach and former Tour de France yellow jersey-wearer Brad McGee. "Brad has been a phenomenal mentor over the last 12 months," said Neylan. "Tim Decker is ...

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  12. Orica-GreenEDGE now turns attention to TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Seymour Telegraph

    ... The win ended seven years of hard work to claim an elusive green and gold jersey despite his heroics in the Tour de France. Australian cycling star Peta Mullens has had a rethink and will return to the Wiggle Honda team in the wake of her women's ...

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  13. Quintana: The first stages of the Vuelta a Espana will cause problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Cycling News

    ... and his team will also take the opportunity to look at the sectors of pav that will feature in stage 4 of the Tour de France. "Ahead of Waregem (Dwars door Vlaanderen) or after the two races, we will see the cobbles of the Tour," Movistar boss Unzu ...

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  14. Video: Pauwels targets Tour de France startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Cycling News

    Serge Pauwels has big ambitions for his first season at the MTN-Qhubeka team. The South African team are targeting their first appearance at the Tour de France this summer and he hopes to be one of the nine men selected.

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  15. Froome: Contador is my biggest Tour de France rival but Nibali and Quintana deserve respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Cycling News

    Chris Froome has praised Alberto Contador's ambitious attempt at the Giro d'Italia-Tour de France double but restated his desire to concentrate on the Tour in 2015. The British rider was speaking at a roundtable event at Team's Sky training camp in Mallorca, Spain where also described Team Sky's roster as their strongest yet.

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  16. Mechanicals sap Rogers' chances in Australian road raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Cycling News

    ... for the event were, Rogers, the winner last year of stages 11 and 20 in the Giro d'Italia and stage 16 in the Tour de France, said he was "more curious than anything to be honest I haven't got huge ambitions. I've had a relatively slow start but ...

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  17. Once German, Haussler now Australian championRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Cycling News

    When Heinrich Haussler won stage 13 of the 2009 Tour de France, his post-race interview revealed the 'German' with an Australian accent. Born in Australia to a German father and Australian mother, Haussler moved to Germany at the age of 14 with the dream of racing professionally and i n 2005 his dream became reality as he signed for Gerolsteiner on a German license and then won the third time trial of the Vuelta a Espaa.

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  18. Gallery: LottoNL-Jumbo team presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Cycling News

    The LottoNL-Jumbo team held its official team presentation in the Netherlands on Friday, confirming that Sep Vanmarcke will fly the team's bright yellow colours in the cobbled Classics, while Robert Gesink , Wilco Kelderman and Laurens ten Dam will all have protected status for the Tour de France that starts in the Utrecht, in the Netherlands. Team manager Richard Plugge opted to join forces with the TeamLottoNL speed skating team after Belkin decided to end its sponsorship after just 18 months.

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  19. Unzue: Andorra is the hardest Vuelta stage I've ever seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Cycling News

    ... not be drawn if such a course would favour Nairo Quintana, the Movistar team leader, who will also target the Tour de France in 2015. But Unzue did confirm that "it's on the program for both he and Alejandro Valverde to do both [the Tour and the ...

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  20. 2015 Vuelta a Espana concentrates summit finishes in first two weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Cycling News

    ... has indicated that he will not defend his victory in 2015 after targeting the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France. However the mountians could see a battle between Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Chris Froome (Team Sky), Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) and Daniel ...

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