Marcel Kittel of Germany, center right, crosses the finish line Tuesday ahead of second-place Alexander Kristoff of Norway, far right, and third-place Arnaud Demare of France, second left, to win the fourth stage of the Tour de France, a 101.6-mile ride from Le Touquet to Lille, France.
Britain's Christopher Froome's wounds show through his torn race suit after crashing during the fourth stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday.
LILLE, France | Back on the race's home turf after three days in England, the Tour de France faces a first possible shakeout Wednesday over the bone-rattling cobblestones in northern France.
LEEDS, England | With more mountain stages, only one time trial, and cobblestones on the menu, there's an exciting smorgasbord of routes in store on the Tour de France.
At 155.5 kilometers the fifth stage of the 2014 edition of the Tour de France is not particularly long. But it features nine patches of cobblestones, many of them familiar in the joint-jarring Paris-Roubaix one-day race. The key for the race's big guns will be to stay at the front of the pac…
The cycling career of American Andrew Talansky has been on a steady climb.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Five years ago, while Alberto Contador was riding to victory in the Tour de France, Andrew Talansky was a vagabond cyclist scratching out a living in races across the United States.
DES MOINES, Iowa |Cyclist Lance Armstrong says fellow riders have been generally supportive of him this week during an annual bike ride across Iowa.
PARIS | Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday and immediately vowed that his victory wouldn't be stripped for doping as Lance Armstrong's were.
Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, drinks a glass of champagne during the 21st and last stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France Sunday.
Sky teammates of Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, set the pace for the pack with Bauke Mollema of The Netherlands, left in green, during the 20th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday.
ANNECY-SEMNOZ, France | Chris Froome has two hands firmly on the Tour de France trophy. All that remains is for the British rider to raise it above his head before cheering crowds today in Paris.
AX 3 DOMAINES, France | At his first real opportunity, Chris Froome blew away his main Tour de France rivals with a supersonic burst Saturday, a fierce uphill climb that felt a little like the bad old days of Lance Armstrong.
A fan waves a British flag as new overall leader Christopher Froome of Britain sprints towards the finish line to win the eight stage of the Tour de France on Saturday.
MONTPELLIER, France | Stage 6 of the 100th Tour de France was a textbook demonstration of teamwork.
Andre Greipel, of Germany, celebrates as he crosses the finish line Thursday to win the Tour de France's sixth stage, a 110.3-mile ride from Aix-en-Provence to Montpellier, southern France.
MARSEILLE, France | Mark Cavendish finally shook off an illness and a drop in form to earn his 24th career stage win at the Tour de France on Wednesday and close the gap on rival Peter Sagan for the top sprinter's green jersey.
AUSTIN, Texas | With Nike's help, Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer charity turned a little yellow wristband into a global symbol for cancer survivors.
Nike Inc. is cutting ties with the Lance Armstrong and his Livestrong cancer charity. The move by the sports company ends a nine-year relationship that helped the foundation raise more than $100 million and made the charity's signature yellow wristband an international symbol for cancer survivors.
The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Travis Tygart, takes an oath prior to answering questions before a senate-led inquiry into the fight against doping in Paris, France, on Thursday. The hearings are aimed at looking into ways of improving the fight against doping. USADA'S repor…
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