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Roglic tightens Tour de France grip as champion falters

    MURAT, France (AFP) – Primoz Roglic extended his lead in the Tour de France on Friday as Daniel Martinez scored a first stage win for US team Education First by triumphing in a titanic mountain battle. Defending champion Egan Bernal dropped a further 37 seconds on his two key rivals, the Slovenian pair […]

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Tour de France: After heartbreaks, Hirschi comes good at last

      SARRAN, France (AFP) – Persistance paid off for Marc Hirschi as the Swiss soloed to victory on stage 12 of the Tour de France on Thursday, putting behind him two gut-wrenching near misses. There was no change in the overall standings a day ahead of a massive mountain slog, with Jumbo’s Primoz […]

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Australian Ewan wins Tour de France 11th stage

    POITIERS, France (AFP) – Australia’s Caleb Ewan won stage 11 of the Tour de France on Wednesday by the narrowest of margins after a frantic bunch sprint was decided on a photo-finish, as Primoz Roglic retained the overall lead. The diminutive Lotto Soudal rider who visualises various sprint scenarios on the morning of […]

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Irishman in the green as Tour de France survives Covid test

      SAINT-MARTIN-DE-RÉ, France (AFP) – Irishman Sam Bennett was left in tears after sprinting to a maiden stage win on the Tour de France on Tuesday after an Atlantic coast run between the islands of Oleron and Re. The Deceuninck team rider’s stage 10 victory, on his Tour debut, ensured he reclaimed the […]

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Cycling festival going virtual two months from now

After calling off its main cycling festival early this year following the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pru Life UK decided to hold a virtual ride instead this coming November. Cycling enthusiasts can join the PRURide Virtual Challenge through its health management app called Pulse and register to become part of the Cycling-PRURider Community. […]

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Slovenians strike with Roglic grabbing Tour de France lead

      LARUNS, France (AFP) – Slovenians took the laurels on the Tour de France on Sunday as rookie Tadej Pogacar won a Pyrenean mountain slog and his compatriot Primoz Roglic grabbed the overall lead. Overnight yellow leader Adam Yates of Britain made a valiant effort to keep hold of the yellow jersey but […]

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