Cycling

Egan Bernal poised to become first Colombian to win Tour de France

Val Thorens: Barring accidents and illness, Egan Bernal will ride into Paris on Sunday to become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France after he retained the overall lead in Saturday's shortened 20th stage from Albertville. Colombia’s Egan Bernal wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey.Credit:AP The Team Ineos rider – at 22 one […]

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Australian Caleb Ewan wins Tour de France’s Stage 11

Australian cyclist Caleb Ewan has claimed his maiden Tour de France victory by winning the 11th stage, a 167 kilometre flat ride from Albi to Toulouse. Australia’s Caleb Ewan celebrates as he crosses the finish line.Credit:AP The Lotto Soudal rider beat Dutchman Dylan Gronewegen in a mass sprint with Italian Elia Viviani taking third place […]

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I’m lucky to be alive, says Froome after horror crash

Chris Froome has admitted he is "lucky to be alive" as he spoke for the first time since his horrific high-speed crash at the Criterium du Dauphine. The four-time Tour de France champion lost around four pints of blood, suffering an open fracture of the femur, as well as fractures to his elbow, ribs, sternum […]