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Nielsen rules 15th; Thomas  stays on top

CARCASSONNE, France (AFP) – Danish race debutant Magnus Cort Nielsen handed Astana their second consecutive victory when he won the 15th stage of the Tour de France in Carcassonne on Sunday. Welshman Geraint Thomas, of Sky, maintained his 1min 39sec race lead over teammate and compatriot Chris Froome after a 181.5km ride from Millau in […]

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Spaniard rules 14th

Spaniard Omar Fraile ended Bel­gian hopes of a Tour de France victory on their national holiday with a gutsy, maiden victory on the race on the 14th stage Sat­urday.

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Sagan strikes  again; Thomas  stays on top

VALENCE, France (AFP) – Slovakian Peter Sagan underlined his sprint credentials for the third time on the Tour de France Friday after powering to victory in the 13th stage from Bourg d’Oisans to Valence. Sagan, of the Bora team, is one of the few real sprint specialists still in the race after surviving an Alpine […]

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Pinay vies in world’s biggest cycling event

By JANELLE LORZANO and DYANE DIASANTA Jeremy Maraña is balancing her life now as a student and an athlete as she gears up for once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in Prudential Ride London, the world’s biggest cycling festival, on July 28 to 29. The Nueva Ecija native has already competed in Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand and China […]

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Thomas strikes again, but booed

L’ALPE D’HUEZ, France (AFP) – Geraint Thomas became the first yellow jersey wearer since disgraced Lance Armstrong to triumph on the legendary Alpe d’Huez after a thrilling finale to a punishing Tour de France 12th stage on Thursday. But the Welshman and teammate Chris Froome were met by a chorus of boos and jeers at […]

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Thomas surges ahead in Tour

LA ROSIÈRE, France (AFP) – Welshman Geraint Thomas soared to victory in the 11th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday to take the overall leader’s yellow jersey. Thomas, of Team Sky, completed an impressive ride on the 108.5km stage from Albertville to the summit of La Rosiere by overtaking Spaniard Mikel Nieve (Mitchelton) […]

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