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#Tour de France

From The42 Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France title, Dan Martin still in top 10 FORMALITY

Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France title, Dan Martin still in top 10

With only Sunday’s virtual procession into Paris to come, the event is all but over.

From The42 Froome crashes at the Tour de France... but still manages to extend his lead Maillot Jaune

Froome crashes at the Tour de France... but still manages to extend his lead

Dan Martin finished a brilliant seventh to consolidate his top-10 place with two stages remaining.

From The42 What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France Preparation

What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France

Chris Froome doesn’t look to have any serious rivals with two weeks of racing done

From The42 Dan Martin still in Tour de France top 10 as Pantano takes Sunday stage Le Tour

Dan Martin still in Tour de France top 10 as Pantano takes Sunday stage

Chris Froome still holds the yellow jersey after today’s 15th stage.

From The42 Classy Cavendish claims 30th Tour stage win with superb sprint finish Milestone This post contains videos

Classy Cavendish claims 30th Tour stage win with superb sprint finish

There were no changes in the general classification as Chris Froome and his main rivals finished safely in the peloton.

From The42 Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack Minute Silence

Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack

A minute’s silence was to be held both at the start and finish lines of today’s 37km stage.

From The42 Bizarre scenes as Chris Froome runs up Mont Ventoux after damaging bike in crash Run Froome Run This post contains videos

Bizarre scenes as Chris Froome runs up Mont Ventoux after damaging bike in crash

What on earth happened at the end of today’s stage?

From The42 Tour de France riders lambast organisers for risking lives during yesterday's stage Le Tour

Tour de France riders lambast organisers for risking lives during yesterday's stage

There were a number of crashes on Wednesday.

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin stays third as Chris Froome extends Tour advantage Stage 11

Ireland's Dan Martin stays third as Chris Froome extends Tour advantage

There was another stage win for Peter Sagan as he pipped Froome in a sprint finish in Montpellier.

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin is now in third place overall at the Tour de France Chapeau

Ireland's Dan Martin is now in third place overall at the Tour de France

Tom Dumoulin breaks free to win Sunday’s ninth stage in Andorra.

From The42 Two-time champion Alberto Contador sensationally quits the Tour mid-stage Adios

Two-time champion Alberto Contador sensationally quits the Tour mid-stage

The Spaniard eventually succumbed to injuries and illness.

From The42 Chris Froome apologises for lashing out at fan Explanation

Chris Froome apologises for lashing out at fan

The Tour de France leader has pleaded for supporters to behave on the route.

From The42 Giant inflatable arch collapses and causes havoc at Tour de France Roadblock

Giant inflatable arch collapses and causes havoc at Tour de France

Steve Cummings was left celebrating on stage seven of the Tour de France.

From The42 Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win Making His Mark This post contains videos

Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win

The Manx Missile is just six wins from overhauling Eddie Merckx’s record.

From The42 'My first time and maybe my last': Van Avermaet thrilled to pull on yellow jersey Tour De France

'My first time and maybe my last': Van Avermaet thrilled to pull on yellow jersey

The Belgian now has more than a five-minute lead in the overall standings.

From The42 Someone drew a massive penis on the Tour de France route yesterday Ah Balls
From The42 Dan Martin battles to fourth place as Peter Sagan wins Tour de France 2nd stage, takes overall lead TDF

Dan Martin battles to fourth place as Peter Sagan wins Tour de France 2nd stage, takes overall lead

Sam Bennett had a painful day in the saddle but made sure he finished.

From The42 Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner TDF

Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner

There’s no Coco-pops here.

From The42 Fears for Ireland's Sam Bennett after nasty crash threatens to end his Tour Anxious Wait

Fears for Ireland's Sam Bennett after nasty crash threatens to end his Tour

The 25-year-old went to hospital after today’s opening stage.

From The42 Cavendish hot on the heels of Tour record as he storms to opening stage victory Tour De France

Cavendish hot on the heels of Tour record as he storms to opening stage victory

Alberto Contador had to switch bikes after a nasty crash.

From The42 Who are the 5 favourites for this year's Tour de France? Preview

Who are the 5 favourites for this year's Tour de France?

From Froome to Aru, we look at the men most likely

From The42 'This problem is worse than doping' - Hidden motor checks to be employed at Tour de France Le Tour
From The42 Nicolas Roche not included in Team Sky's line-up for Tour de France Disappointment

Nicolas Roche not included in Team Sky's line-up for Tour de France

Former winner Stephen Roche’s son was not named on the team, lead by defending champion Chris Froome.

From The42 7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history An Post Rás

7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history

Cycling has produced some of Irish sport’s most high-profile days.

From The42 How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling Feature

How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling

“The human imagination can be scary sometimes,” says Iain MacGregor.

From TheJournal.ie France confirms Euro 2016 will be played under a state of emergency Travel Safe

France confirms Euro 2016 will be played under a state of emergency

The country’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that this is aimed at ensuring security in the country during the tournament.

From The42 Wiggins suspects history of mechanical doping Two Stroke

Wiggins suspects history of mechanical doping

Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has suggested mechanical doping is not a new problem for cycling.

From The42 Cheltenham to the Euros: Seven amazing trips to take in 2016 and how to get there Get Packing

Cheltenham to the Euros: Seven amazing trips to take in 2016 and how to get there

From Rio to the Ryder Cup, we’ve got you covered.

From The42 Tony McCoy leads sports stars in New Year Honours List Recognition

Tony McCoy leads sports stars in New Year Honours List

Carl Frampton, the IBF super-bantamweight champion, was awarded the MBE.

From The42 Lance Armstrong on the $100 million fraud lawsuit against him: 'We like our case' Confident

Lance Armstrong on the $100 million fraud lawsuit against him: 'We like our case'

The former cyclist is feeling bullish.

From The42 Lance Armstrong says his critical mistake in life was bigger than doping — is he still making it? Vicious Cycle

Lance Armstrong says his critical mistake in life was bigger than doping — is he still making it?

The disgraced former Tour champion says he basically raised himself.

From The42 Froome releases independent test results in a bid to prove that he's clean On The Attack

Froome releases independent test results in a bid to prove that he's clean

“I am proud to ride for a team that has shown that you can win the biggest bike races in the world clean.”

From The42 'I came away thinking I wasn't good enough' - Chris Froome on winning the Tour de France Perfectionist

'I came away thinking I wasn't good enough' - Chris Froome on winning the Tour de France

The Team Sky cyclist channelled his inner Roy Keane when speaking at the Web Summit today.

From The42 Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week Pics Of The Week This post contains images

Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week

Some stunning photography from the last week in sport.

From The42 Froome - 'I'm happy to be in this position to speak for cycling today' Christopher Froome

Froome - 'I'm happy to be in this position to speak for cycling today'

German Andre Greipel won the final stage for his fourth of the tour.

From The42 Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier TDF

Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier

The authorities were still searching for the driver after the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Paris police open fire on car that tries to crash through Tour de France barricade France

Paris police open fire on car that tries to crash through Tour de France barricade

Tour de France race director Thierry Gouvenou said he didn’t foresee any impact on the race.

From The42 Chris Froome will make history tomorrow by winning his second Tour de France C'est Ca!

Chris Froome will make history tomorrow by winning his second Tour de France

Team Sky rider to become the first Brit to win the race twice.

From The42 Irish cycling fans ready to turn Tour de France's most famous climb green - again Green Army

Irish cycling fans ready to turn Tour de France's most famous climb green - again

The iconic Alpe d’Huez climb is the penultimate stage of this year’s Tour.