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Tour de France content from 2017

2017 Tour de France – King of the Mountains Preview

With the Tour de France only a few days away, we look at the battle for the maillot à pois rouges, aka the Polka Dot Jersey. With only four uphill finishes, there's a good chance for a non GC rider...

André Greipel is excited about Tour start in home country

André Greipel is about to start his seventh Tour de France. This time the Grand Départ takes place in Düsseldorf, in his home country. The German already won eleven Tour stages and he won at least one stage in...

Dan Martin: “I hope for an aggressive and spectacular race”

Ahead of his fifth Grande Boucle appearance, the 30-year-old sat down and talked about his objectives. One of the two Irish riders to line up at the start of the Tour de France, Dan Martin didn't hide his ambitions for...

2017 Tour de France – Young Riders Jersey Preview

The battle for the white jersey, commonly known as the maillot blanc, is a race between two according to experts and the bookies. Louis Meintjes ($1.85) 8th last year and 10th in the 2015 Vuelta, there's a reason why Meintjes is favourite. He's...

BORA – hansgrohe ready for Grand Départ.

Four newcomers, three Germans, two leaders and one UCI World Champion are ready for the Tour de France. Ahead of the first Grand Depárt in Germany after 30 years, Ralph Denk looks confident into the start of the world's...

2017 Tour de France – Green Jersey Preview

Known as the maillot vert, the Green Jersey has been won by Peter Sagan the past 5 years. This year, Sagan is going for his 6th which will put him equal with Erik Zabel as the most prolific winner of the...

2017 Tour de France – Yellow Jersey Contenders

With all the sub-classifications done, we now look at the main classification, the overall, the battle for the maillot jaune.  Chris Froome Team: Sky Best Result: 1st (2013, 2015, 2016) Odds: $2.20w/$1.25p (win/place) Froome is going for his 4th title in 4 years and is a...

Thomas rides into yellow

Geraint Thomas powered into the yellow jersey after an incredible ride to kick off the 2017 Tour de France. The Welshman set a winning time of 16 minutes and four seconds on soaking wet roads in Dusseldorf, not only claiming...

Martin podiums in Longwy

The Irishman climbed in the general classification, whilst Marcel Kittel kept the green jersey after Monday's frantic finish. Starting from Verviers, the native town of Ronde van Vlaanderen and Amstel Gold Race champion Philippe Gilbert, stage 3 of the Tour...

Confirmed fractures for Valverde

Movistar Team rider to undergo surgery in Germany tonight after breaking left leg's kneecap. Talus bone fracture also confirmed The 2017 Tour de France barely lasted seven kilometers for Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) as he suffered a serious crash during...

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Heartbreak for Glaetzer in sprint

2016 silver medallist Matthew Glaetzer was on target for his second career men’s sprint podium appearance before unceremoniously exiting the competition after being relegated...

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