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Kristoff Too Strong For Sagan On Tour Stage 12; Nibali Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his maiden Tour de France victory when he beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to prevail in dominant fashion on the 12th stage, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha rider Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a comfortable margin to leave Slovakian Sagan, […]

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 […]

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. […]

Kittel wins first stage as Cavendish crashes

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – German Marcel Kittel powered to victory in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday while Britain’s Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in the final straight. Kittel, who also won the first stage last year, took the overall leader’s yellow jersey after easily outsprinting Slovakian Peter Sagan and Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas. […]

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 5

Tony Martin (GER) wins the Tour de Belgium for his 3rd year in a row with a very exciting finish with a total time of 27:56:48.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 5: Crash-out with 22km Left

The cyclist crashes out with 22km left in the race of the final stage of the Tour de Belgium.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 5: Pile-up at the Finish Line

A few meters before the finish line, a chain reaction began that left numerous cyclists injured.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 5: Tony Martin Interview

Tony Martin talks about winning the Tour de Belgium for the 3rd time in a row.

2014 Tour of Belgium: Stage 4 Recap

Lotto Belisol’s Andre Greioel picked up the win in Stage 4 of the Tour of Belgium.  Craig Hummer and Todd Gogulski explain how he earned the victory and give a preview of what’s to come for the finale in Stage 5.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 4

Andre Greipel wins Stage 4 of Tour de Belgium with a time of 4:16:11. Tony Martin remains with the red leader’s jersey for day 5 with a total time of 12:17:10.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 3: Time Trial: Tony Martin Interview

Andre Greipel talks about winning Stage 4 of Tour de Belgium.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 4: Biker Takes Alternate Route

A cyclist accidentally gets stranded on the bike path when he chooses the wrong side of the barrier.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 4: Couple joins Peloton

A happy couple pedal along side the peloton for one of the funnier images during 4th stage of the Tour de Belgium.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 3: Time Trial

Three-time world champion Tony Martin (GER) takes the Time Trial for the 3rd year in a row with a time of 19:43’98 and slips into 1st overall.

2014 Tour of Belgium: Stage 3 Recap

Craig Hummer & Todd Gogulski recap what has happened in the first 3 Stages of this year’s running of the Tour of Belgium and look ahead to Stage 4.

2014 Tour of Belgium: Stage 2 Recap

Craig Hummer & Todd Gogulski recap what has happened in the first 2 Stages of this year’s running of the Tour of Belgium and look ahead to Stage 3.

2014 Tour of Belgium: Stage 2 Tire change

Vincent Baestaens (BKCP) suffers a flat rear tire, now check out how fast the mechanic can switch it out.

2014 Tour of Belgium: Stage 2 Winner

Tom Boonen (Omega) has to beat out his own teammate, Gert Steegmans, to get his second stage win in as many days. With it he increases his General Classification lead to 12 seconds over Theo Bos (Belkin).

2014 Tour of Belgium: Stage 1 Crashes

On a fairly flat day of racing there were so freak single crashes by Kenny Van Hummel, Steve Cumming and Kevin Peeters, followed by a massive field crash with only seven kilometers to go.

2014 Tour of Belgium: Stage 1 Winner

2005′s General Classification winner Tom Boonen (Omega) gets the win on stage one this year, holding off Andre Greipel (Lotto) and avoiding the crash. With this win he, of course, is the early GC leader.

2014 World Ports Classic Stage 2: Rotterdam to Antwerp

Theo Bos came in 2nd in Stage 2 but managed to still take the General Classification and win the race with a total time of 8:08:00.

2014 World Ports Classic Stage 1: Rotterdam to Antwerp: Ramon Sinkeldam Interview

Ramon Sinkeldam talks about winning the 2nd stage of the World Ports Classic.

2014 World Ports Classic Stage 2: Rotterdam to Antwerp: Big Crash

Ramon Sinkeldam gets caught up in “street furniture,” but still manages to win the stage.

2014 World Ports Classic Stage 2: Rotterdam to Antwerp: Crashes in Last Kilometer

Andre Greipel loses his chance to win the race as he nearly hits a parked car. And another spill took place seconds, causing this to be a hectic final kilometer.

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 2: Antwerp – Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

2014 World Ports Classic Stage 1: Rotterdam to Antwerp

Andre Greipel (GER) took Stage 1 and the General Classification lead with a photo finish and a total time of 4:41:01.

2014 World Ports Classic Stage 1: Rotterdam to Antwerp: Andre Greipel Interview

Andre Greipel (GER) talks about winning the 1st stage of the World Ports Classic.

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 1: Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

Bouhanni makes it three stage wins at Giro

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SULTAN AL HASANI (Reuters) – Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni claimed his third victory in this year’s Giro d’Italia when he won the 10th stage with another perfectly timed sprint on Tuesday. The FDJ.fr rider was set up by team mate Sebastien Chavanel in a finale also marked by a another massive crash in the […]

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Stage 5

Jimmy Engoulvent (FRA) wins the last stage of the Four Days of Dunkirque with a high-risk attack in the last KM with a total time of 4:12:27.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Stage 4

Thierry Hupond (FRA) takes a stratagic win for Giant Shemano with a total time of 5:12:24. Arnaud Demare (FRA) remains the GC Leader with a 6 second lead and a total time of 18:01:46.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Stage 3

Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) takes Stage 3 in a photo-finish with a total time of 4:58:18. He is now 2nd in General Classification, only 12 seconds behind Arnaud Demare (FRA). (Call your TV provider to watch full events on TV and online.)

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 6

3-time Time Trial World Champ Tony Martin (Omega) wins his second stage (Stage 2, Stage 6) and second Basque Country TT, just ahead of the Tour winner Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) by seven seconds.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 6 interview

3-time Time Trial World Champ Tony Martin (GER), riding from Omega Pharma – Quick Step, talks about getting his second straight time trial win at the Tour of the Basque Country.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #6

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 5: Interview

Ben Swift (GBR) of Team Sky talks about getting over the climbs and winning the stage.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 5

After a 16 man break away crumbles, Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) keeps his GC lead over Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) by 12 seconds, as Ben Swift (Sky) gets a surprise stage win, as he survived the climbs.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #5

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 4: Interview

Wouter Poels (Omega) talks about getting the Queen’s stage win.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 4

Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) maintains his GC lead over Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) by 12 seconds, as Wouter Poels (Omega) gets the biggest stage win of his career.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #4

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 3

Michael Matthews (AUS) wins stage 3 for Orica-Green Edge, making it their 3rd consecutive year to do so, with a time of 5:02:09. Alberto Contador (ESP) remains the GC leader.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #3

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 2 Interview

Tony Martin (GER) talks about winning Stage 2 of the Tour of the Basque Country.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 2

3-time World Time Trial Champion, Tony Martin (GER) wins the stage with a time of 3:46:17. The General Classification order remains the same with Alberto Contador (ESP) being 1st overall.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #2

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 1: Contador wins

Alberto Contador (ESP) takes the 1st stage of the 2014 Tour of the Basque Country with a total time of 4:05:07. Contador has previously taken stages in this race in both 2008 and 2009.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #1

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Stage 7

Lieuwe Westra (AST) wins stage 7 with a 1:22 minute lead over Marcus Burghardt (BMC) with a stage time of 2:36:14. Joaquim Rodriguez (KAT) holds the GC lead with a sprint finish to win the Volta a Catalunya with a total time of 29:41:34.

2014 Volta a Catalunya, Stage 7 GC Battle

Contador (TCS) and Van Garderen (BMC) put up a good fight with attacks in the final leg of the stage, making Joaquim Rodriguez (KAT) work for his 2nd 1st overall finish in the Volta a Catalunya.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #7

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Stage 6

King of the Mountains leader, Stef Clement (BEL) wins Stage 6 of the race with a time of 3:58:44. Joaquim Rodriguez (KAT) continues his 4 sec lead over Contador (TCS) in General Classification.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #6

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Stage 5

After winning the first 2 stages, Luka Mezgec (GIA) takes his 3rd Stage-Win in Stage 5 with a time of 5:16:00. Joaquim Rodriguez (KAT) manages to maintain his GC Lead over Contador (TCS) with 4 seconds with a total time of 23:03:34.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #5

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

 
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