| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:09 AM
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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:37 AM
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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
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....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:05 PM
"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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
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......