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  • Matteo Trentin wins Tour de France Stage 14; Chris Froome leads race

    LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday. Froome and the other main contenders were more...
  • 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-...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions

    Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions
    As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
  • Will fellow cyclists welcome Lance Armstrong on Iowa ride?

    Now that Lance Armstrong has announced he will take part in a recreational bike ride across Iowa this summer, the question is: How will other cyclists treat him? “I’m well aware my presence is not an easy topic, and so I encourage people...
  • Mark Cavendish wins 5th stage of Tour de France; Simon Gerrans leads

    MARSEILLE, France -- British sprinter Mark Cavendish won the fifth stage of the Tour de France in a close finish on Wednesday and Australian veteran Simon Gerrans kept the yellow jersey. Cavendish made a poor start to the Tour, but his 24th career...
  • Andre Greipel wins Tour de France's 6th stage; Daryl Impey takes lead

    Andre Greipel wins Tour de France's 6th stage; Daryl Impey takes lead
    MONTPELLIER, France -- German rider Andre Greipel won Thursday's sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish and Daryl Impey became the first South African to wear the race leader's yellow jersey after taking it from teammate Simon Gerrans....
  • 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...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead

    Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead
    LE GRAND-BORNAND, France --- Chris Froome can already taste the champagne and has only one more day of climbing remaining before mounting the Champs-Elysees podium steps as Britain's second consecutive Tour de France winner. The race leader preserved...
  • Chris Froome set to win Tour de France

    Chris Froome set to win Tour de France
    A relatively easy ride down the Champ-Elysees is all that separates Chris Froome from becoming the 2013 Tour de France champion. The British rider finished third Saturday in Stage 20 of the tour, effectively winning the race since Sunday's ride into...
  • Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition

    Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition
    Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the second British rider in as many years to win the famed bicycle race. Froome, who helped Team Sky teammate and countryman Bradley Wiggins win the race last year, took part in a...
  • Review: Layers of suffering and joy mingle in 'Rising From Ashes'

    Review: Layers of suffering and joy mingle in 'Rising From Ashes'
    "Rising From Ashes" gives you more than you expect. Its story line is as positive and affirmative as the title indicates, but it turns out there are dramas going on in this documentary that you wouldn't initially suspect. Directed by T.C. Johnston and...
  • #Tour de Sponsors has U.S. affiliations in public eye

     
    Gone unnoticed in most of the sports section these days has been the world’s toughest stage race, bicycling’s Tour de France. The Morning Call is dedicated to giving you the best of local sports coverage, and while you may not......