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Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2014 Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali (Reuters/Jerome Prevost) (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating his rivals on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a jubilant France hailed its first […]

Marianne Vos Wins Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

Marianne Vos’s victory over the fastest sprinters in the world in the final dash for the line heralded a new era. In what was a nervous race with the odds stacked heavily against potential breakaways, any rider who strayed too far from the front had no chance of vying for the win against the grandiose […]

Universal Sports Reviews: La Course by Tour de France

Craig Hummer, Dotsie Bausch, and Todd Gogulski break down the first ever La Course, and future of Women’s Cycling at the Tour de France.

2014 La Course by Tour de France: Vos interview

Marianne Vos (NED) talks about winning the first ever La Course by Tour de France.

2014 La Course by Tour de France: Vos wins

In the first one day course for women, multi-world champion Marianne Vos (NED) gets the win as no break away could hold on the circuit race. Beating out Kirsten Wild (NED) in the sprint.

2014 La Course by Tour de France

A few hours before the men’s peloton arrives in Paris, with live broadcast on France Télévisions and Eurosport International, the world’s elite women cyclists will race the circuit in the historic heart of the city before fighting out a final sprint.

Bertine talks La Course by Tour de France

Universal Sports Todd Gogulski talks to Kathryn Bertine, about creating the one day women’s race during the Tour de France.

Frustrated Sagan ‘Too Strong’ To Win On Tour de France

(Reuters) – Being too strong, and both feared and respected for it, can be a weakness on the Tour de France, Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan has discovered. He has managed eight top five finishes, including four second places, but after 12 stages he has yet to cross the finishing line first — thanks, he says, […]

Attacking Gallopin claims Tour de France 11th stage

(Reuters) – Two days after wearing the yellow jersey, France’s Tony Gallopin claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France thanks to late attacks in a nervous finale on Wednesday. German John Degenkolb was second and Italian Matteo Trentin took third place at the end of a 187.5km ride from Besancon. Italian Vincenzo Nibali […]

Heavy crash ends Contador Tour de France hopes

CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Spain’s Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing heavily during the 10th stage and injuring his knee. The double Tour champion fell on the descent from Le Petit Ballon and spent several minutes being treated by race doctors, blood dripping from his right knee. […]

Defending Champion Chris Froome Abandons Tour de France After Crash

Chris Froome (Reuters/Joseba Etxaburu) (Reuters) – Chris Froome’s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in northern France, the Briton appeared in great pain after falling for […]

Tour de France Stage Winner Denied Kiss from Podium Girl

By Seth Rubinroit Cyclists who win a stage of the Tour de France stand triumphantly on the podium, positioned between two attractive podium girls. Upon being handed a prize, such as a stuffed animal or flowers, the cyclist kisses the podium girls on the cheek. Or at least that is what is supposed to happen. […]

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Rotterdam: France wins

Roger Yves Bost scores a 0 in the second round to help France take hold the lead, and then Penelope Leprevost is flaws in the jump off with the Netherlands, getting the win and securing Team Frances spot in the Finals.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France (Mobile)

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: La Baule, France: Great Britain’s Elimination

Great Britain’s Tim Gredley gets eliminated after his horse refuses to jump over a hurdle.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: La Baule, France: France Take 1st

France came in 1st for the first time in 4 years at the Equestrian Nation’s Cup at home.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: La Baule, France: Belgium takes 2nd

In the Nations Cup on May 23, 2014, Belgium came in 2nd.

Cycling-Ji to become the first Chinese rider in Tour de France

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/FELIX ORDONEZ (Reuters) – Ji Cheng will be the first Chinese rider to take part in the Tour de France after he was picked by his Giant-Shimano team to ride the world’s greatest bike race on Wednesday. Ji, 26, was already the first Chinese rider to participate in a grand tour when he rode the […]

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Helen Langehanenberg takes 2nd

Helen Langehanenberg (GER) takes 2nd with her horse, Damon Hill NRW, in the Dressage Final in Lyon, France.

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Charlotte Dujardin takes 1st

Defending champion Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) takes 1st with her horse, Valegro, in the Dressage Final in Lyon, France.

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Deusser Wins First

Daniel Deusser (GER) jumps with his horse Cornet D’Amor to take 1st in the World Cup Jumping Final.

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Ludgeer Beerbaum takes 2nd

Ludgeer Beerbaum (GER) takes 2nd with his horse Chiara in the Jumping Finals in Lyon, France.

Olympian Dotsie Bausch to Call Inaugural La Course by Tour de France on Universal Sports

Image Courtesy of Dotsie Bausch By: Emily Frare Olympic silver medalist and Universal Sports Network cycling analyst Dotsie Bausch has signed on to call the inaugural La Course, also known as the first women’s Tour de France, airing LIVE on Universal Sports Saturday, July 27 at 7:30am ET. Bausch will provide commentary and perspective from the […]

Universal Sports Network to Air Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

NOTE: USN will be rebroadcasting the inaugural La Course event on the following dates/times: July 31 @ 1:00amET August 2 @ 5:30pmET August 3 @ 1:30amET August 4 @ 10:30amET & 11:00pmET August 5 @ 1:00pmET August 6 @ 6:00amET August 8 @ 3:30pmET August 14 @ 12:00pmET ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Universal Sports Network announced a new partnership with Amaury Sports Organization (A.S.O.) to […]

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #5

The Four Days of Dunkirk (French: Quatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #4

The Four Days of Dunkirk (French: Quatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #3

The Four Days of Dunkirk (French: Quatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #2

The Four Days of Dunkirk (FrenchQuatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France. Confusingly, since the addition of an individual time trial in 1963, the race has usually been held over a 5 or 6 day period. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 2.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour. The 2013 winner was French cyclist Arnaud Démare

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #1

The Four Days of Dunkirk (FrenchQuatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France. Confusingly, since the addition of an individual time trial in 1963, the race has usually been held over a 5 or 6 day period. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 2.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour. The 2013 winner was French cyclist Arnaud Démare

2014 FIS Freestyle World Cup: La Plagne, France: Ladies & Men’s Ski Cross Finals

The FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup brings together the world’s best freestyle skiers, in the world’s best resorts, week after week.

2014 FIS Freestyle World Cup: La Plagne, France: Ladies & Men’s Dual Moguls – Finals

The FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup brings together the world’s best freestyle skiers, in the world’s best resorts, week after week.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington: USA vs France

In Bowl Quarter Final, After a long defensive second half, France scores a last second try to win the match 14-12, and advance to the Semi-Final, Team USA drops to the Shield Semi-Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vega: USA vs France

In Pool play again the American Eagles lose another close one on home soil, as France knocks them out of the Cup Quarterfinals 14-12.

2014 FIS Nordic Combined World Cup: Chaux Neuve, France: HS118 & Team Sprint 2×7,5km

Chaux-Neuve is a village with about 200 inhabitants in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France, close to the border to Switzerland. The next bigger city is Pontarlier which is located about 30 kilometres to the Northeast.

2014 FIS Nordic Combined World Cup: Chaux Neuve, France: HS118 And 10km Ind Gundersen

Chaux-Neuve is a village with about 200 inhabitants in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France, close to the border to Switzerland. The next bigger city is Pontarlier which is located about 30 kilometres to the Northeast.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Giant Slalom

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Giant Slalom (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Courchevel, France: Women’s Slalom

Skiers will include Marlies Schild (winner of the two previous Courchevel slalom), Maria Riesch, and the French team comprising of Tessa Worley and two representatives from the Courchevel Sports Club.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Courchevel, France: Women’s Slalom (mobile)

Skiers will include Marlies Schild (winner of the two previous Courchevel slalom), Maria Riesch, and the French team comprising of Tessa Worley and two representatives from the Courchevel Sports Club.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Slalom

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Slalom (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Giant Slalom (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Giant Slalom

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Freestyle World Cup: Val Thornes, France: Ski Cross Finals

FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup brings together the world’s best freestyle skiers, in the world’s best resorts, week after week.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: USA vs France

In the Shield Semi-Final, the American Eagles go home winless, as France scores 19 unanswered points in the second half to advance to the Shield Final

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: France wins Foil Bronze

In the Men’s Team Foil Final, France won over Russia with a final score of 45-40. France lead after the first round and were able to hold off a tough surge from Russia in the 6th round.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: France wins Epee Bronze

In the Men’s Team Epee Bronze Medal match, France claims the bronze, as they slowly pulled away from Poland to win 45-35.

2013 FINA World Championship: Swimming: USA DQ’d; France wins Relay

In the Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay, Camille Lacourt, Jeremy Stravius, Giacomo Perez-Dorlona, Frabien Gilot (FRA) get the win as Kevin Cordes (USA) was singled out for starting too soon, disqualifying team USA.

France wins Men’s Relay, USA gets 2nd

France surprised everyone defeating the heavily favored USA team with a time of 3:11:18.

Chris Froome Wins 2013 Tour de France

By Julien Pretot PARIS | Sun Jul 21, 2013 (Reuters) – Chris Froome won the 100th edition of the Tour de France on Sunday to become the second British champion in successive years. Froome was untroubled on the 21st and final stage of the three-week race, a 133.5-km ride from Versailles to Paris and an […]

 
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