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German star makes tech history at Tour de France - Business Insider

LIEGE, BELGIUM — History was made at the Tour de France on Sunday when Germany's Marcel Kittel sprinted to victory on stage two riding a bike with disc brakes. It was the first time that a rider had ever done that in the world's most prestigious ...and more »

The greatest threat to Chris Froome's reign at the Tour de France is an ex-teammate, a soft-spoken Tasmanian who's ... - Business Insider

Porte versus Froome chief Tour de France rivals Richie Porte and Chris Froome were once the closest of teammates; now they're chief rivals. Bryn Lennon/Getty Images. DÜSSELDORF, Germany — With the 104th Tour de France now underway, people are ...and more »

Tour de France 2017: Marcel Kittel Wins Stage 2, Geraint Thomas Retains Lead - Bleacher Report

Marcel Kittel booked an early victory in the 2017 Tour de France after winning Stage 2 of the competition on Sunday, although Geraint Thomas retained his place atop the general classification. Kittel bulleted to first place following a scrappy sprint ...and more »

Peter Sagan storms to Tour de France stage three victory as Thomas keeps lead - Cycling Weekly

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) powered his way to a stage three victory at the Tour de France despite one of his feet unclipping from the pedals as he launched his sprint to the line. A relatively straightforward day ended in a high stakes shoot-out that ...and more »

Marcel Kittel powers to Tour de France stage two victory as Geraint Thomas retains yellow - Cycling Weekly

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step) took the spoils in the first battle of the sprinters on stage two of the Tour de France, powering ahead of his rivals in the finish to Liège in dominant style. >>> Five talking points from stage two of the Tour de France. The ...and more »

Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France 2017 stage one time trial to wear yellow jersey - Cycling Weekly

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) won the opening time trial stage of the 2017 Tour de France, conquering the treacherously wet roads of Düsseldorf, Germany, on Saturday. It's the Welshman's first Grand Tour stage victory, and he will wear the coveted yellow ...and more »

Chris Froome maintains confidence in Team Sky on and off the bike ahead of Tour de France -

White knight Chris Froome launches his crusade for a fourth Tour de France crown here modelling Team Sky's new kit. But if there was a subliminal message behind Sky's change from their old black strip – trust us, we're whiter than white – they can pull ...and more »

Tour de France: World champion Sagan wins stage three - Deutsche Welle

World champion Peter Sagan even had time to adjust his pedal clip as he eased to victory on the home straight. Team Sky's Geraint Thomas retained the yellow jersey as the Tour finally arrived in France. Tour de France 2017 (Getty Images/B.Lennon ...and more »

Quick guide to the Tour de France - The Hindu

The Tour de France is cycling's premier stage race. Founded in 1903 by L'Auto editor Henri Desgrange as a means of increasing the newspaper's sales, the Tour is the biggest annual sporting event in the world, drawing more live spectators than even the ...and more »

Tour de France: Dan Martin gearing up for tough third stage - Irish Times

Both Nicolas Roche (BMC Racing Team) and Dan Martin (QuickStep Floors) finished in the main bunch on stage two of the Tour de France on Sunday, crossing the line in the same time as the stage winner, Martin's teammate Marcel Kittel. A bunch sprint was ...and more »