Tag Archives: Tour de France

Chris Froome deems Tour de France lead as Tom Dumoulin acquires ninth theatre

The Dutchman flecked clear amid torrential rainwater and hail in the Pyrenees, while Spains two-times champion Alberto Contador withdrew with fever As a deluge of rainwater and hail descended on the super-category climbing here, amid the lowering Pyrenean skies there was a little lucidity over the identity of the men who may eventually stand in … Read More

Marcel Kittel triumphs stage four of Tour de France as Sagan holds yellow-bellied jersey

German Marcel Kittel of the Etixx-Quick Step team won the fourth stagecoach of the Tour de France, a 237.5 km ride from Saumur on Tuesday The Tours bunch sprints are always tense occasions but generally the tension precedes the finish rather than coming after it. Here, nonetheless, the boundary between Marcel Kittel and the Frenchman … Read More

Jakob Fuglsang’s Tour de France in doubt after crash but Kittel rollings on

Jakob Fuglsang stood ruptures to his wrist and shoulder on stagecoach 11 of the Tour de France before Marcel Kittel claimed his fifth theatre acquire of the 2017 race While it was business as usual for Marcel Kittel, who took his fifth stagecoach win of the Tour, this was a bitter daylight for Jakob Fuglsang, … Read More

Who will challenge Chris Froome at the 2017 Tour de France?

There was a lack of suspense this year but there are five challengers, led by Romain Bardet, which is able upset acts next time around Suspenseful it may not ought to have, but the 2016 Tour de France was nip and tuck in one course: the time gaps behind the winner. Chris Froomes victory margin … Read More

Chris Froome spreads Tour leading but Tom Dumoulin wins on difficult period

Chris Froome moved a step closer to claiming a third Tour de France crown but Tom Dumoulin won the stage 13 era contest in style Steadily, inexorably, Chris Froome is building the foundations for a third Tour de France succes. His home in the record books alongside Louison Bobet, Philippe Thys and Greg LeMond is … Read More

Jarlinson Pantano acquires Tour stage 15 as Chris Froome retains yellow

The Colombian IAM rider Jarlinson Pantano won a two-man sprint on stage 15 of the Tour de France, beating Rafal Majka on the drop-off into Culoz, but Chris Froome held his lead This 15 th stage had been earmarked by Chris Froome as a possible pitfall but there was little drama here as the hasten … Read More

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