Mark Cavendish of Omega gets his 9th career Tour stage win, his second stage win this year, holding off Elia Viviani of Cannondale. GC leader Bradley Wiggins of Sky slips down from 32 second lead to a 26 second lead, with only the final stage to go.
On the only mountain stage of the Tour of Britain, 21-year old rider Simon Yates of Great Britain had the endurance to hold out for the Stage 6 win. General Classification leader Bradley Wiggins of Sky slips down from 37 to 32 seconds over Martin Elmiger.
With a sprint finish, Sam Bennett of An Post claimed the win during Stage 5 in the 2013 Tour of Britain. Bradley Wiggins of Sky continued to maintain his GC lead of the Tour by 37 seconds.
As the 11 man break away finally crumbled, Mark Cavendish of Omega claimed his first win of the Tour of Britain race, taking Stage 4. Bradley Wiggins of Sky continues to maintain his GC lead by 37 seconds.
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 […]
By Julien Pretot SEMNOZ, France (Reuters) – As he was fighting gravity in the final climb of the Tour de France, Chris Froome lost focus and that was the moment the Briton realised he had his maiden grand Tour title virtually sewn up. Colombia’s Nairo Quintana was about to ride away to victory in the […]
By Julien Pretot PORTO VECCHIO, France | Thu Jun 27, 2013 12:09pm BST (Reuters) – Alberto Contador has promised a more exciting Tour de France this year after Bradley Wiggins’s Team Sky dominated all the way to the Champs-Elysees in the 2012 edition. Double champion Contador of Spain, back in the race after a one-year […]
BRESCIA, Italy, May 26 – As soon as Vincenzo Nibali took to the saddle of a racing bike he began to represent Italian cycling’s dream of a future world champion. Sunday’s Giro d’Italia victory fulfilled the hopes of a nation that had been waiting and watching since Nibali won the Tour of Spain in 2010 […]
CHERASCO, Italy, May 17 – A series of small but challenging climbs late on Friday’s stage of the 2012 Giro d’Italia could not stop Britain’s Mark Cavendish taking his fourth stage win and second in two days. Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali remained overall leader but it was sprinter Cavendish who stole the show again after compatriot […]
By Alasdair Fotheringham ALTOPIANO DEL MONTASIO, Italy (Reuters) – Colombian Rigoberto Uran moved into third place overall after capturing a solo victory in the Giro d’Italia’s first summit finish on Tuesday. Italian Vincenzo Nibali strengthened his overall lead after dropping Britain’s Bradley Wiggins and the Netherlands’ Robert Gesink on the final climb. Sky rider Uran […]