RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Richie Porte

A collection of news and information related to Richie Porte published by this site and its partners.

Top Richie Porte Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Nibali's rivals bracing for battle of the Vosges

    NANCY France (Reuters) - With defending champion Chris Froome out of the picture the Tour de France looks wide open despite Vincenzo Nibali's decent advantage, with his rivals poised to set off fireworks in the testing Vosges massif. Italian champion...
  • Team Sky suffer new blow as Zandio abandons Tour

    REIMS France (Reuters) - Australian Richie Porte's new Tour de France challenge as Team Sky leader suffered an early setback when team mate Xabier Zandio crashed out of the race during Thursday's sixth stage. Spaniard Zandio, whose job was to support...
  • Greipel finally wins at Tour de France

    Greipel finally wins at Tour de France
    REIMS, France - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-kilometer ride from Arras on Thursday. Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin took...
  • Greipel finally wins in crash-hit sixth stage

    REIMS France (Reuters) - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win a crash-hit sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-km ride from Arras on Thursday. Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden...
  • Porte ready to lead in Froome's absence: Brailsford

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Australian Richie Porte was promoted from 'spare wheel' to Team Sky's new leader after defending champion Chris Froome crashed out of the Tour de France on Wednesday. "In Richie Porte, we have a very capable,...
  • Froome, Contador Top Guns In This Year's Tour

    PARIS – If last year's Tour de France often resembled a triumphant Chris Froome march to Paris, the road to the Champs Elysees may be more unpredictable this time especially with Alberto Contador likely to be back in the hunt. The Briton took...
  • Froome leads Sky in Tour as Wiggins misses out

    LONDON (Reuters) - Defending champion Chris Froome will lead Team Sky's challenge for a third consecutive Tour de France crown but 2012 winner and fellow Briton Bradley Wiggins will not be part of the nine-man team named on Friday. Wiggins had been...
  • Tour de France riders take a break after nine hard days of cycling

    As the Tour de France enters its 10th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. ZZZZZZZZZ: After nine torrid days of riding, on the 10th day they rested. In hotels in and near Saint-Nazaire on France's western coast, the 182 riders who survived the Tour'...
  • Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win

    Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win
    MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador. Froome attacked about two-...
  • Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage

    Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage
    AX 3 DOMAINES, France -- Tour de France favorite Chris Froome overpowered his main rivals on the first tough mountain climb of the race Saturday and won the eighth stage to take the leader's yellow jersey. The British rider finished second overall...