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  • Kittel wins second Tour stage in three days

    Kittel wins second Tour stage in three days
    LONDON -- German Marcel Kittel claimed his second stage victory of the 2014 Tour de France when he comfortably won a bunch sprint on the Mall on Monday. After winning the opening leg on Saturday the Giant-Shimano rider also prevailed in the third stage,...
  • Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling

    Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling
    Banned from all competition, Lance Armstrong says he often feels bored and agitated, and that he sometimes receives money from extremely wealthy people who pay to race him. Armstrong talks about life without competitive cycling in the August issue of...
  • Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France after crash

    Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France after crash
    Mark Cavendish's Tour de France came to a brutal end after the British sprint specialist failed to recover from a crash at the end of the first stage and pulled out of the race Sunday morning. "It's devastating," Cavendish, who will have an MRI scan...
  • Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead

    Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead
    SHEFFIELD, England - Italian Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall lead on the Tour de France after a late attack earned him victory in the second stage on Sunday. The Astana rider powered away about two kilometres from the finish and held off the...
  • Tour de France start gets royal treatment in Yorkshire

    HARROGATE England (Reuters) - The 101st Tour de France rolled out of Leeds for the start of the first stage on Saturday with hundreds of thousands of fans lining the route across the Yorkshire Dales to Harrogate. With Tour fever gripping Yorkshire and...
  • Kittel first to get his hands on yellow jersey - again

    HARROGATE England (Reuters) - Germany's Marcel Kittel is making a habit of finishing the first day of the Tour de France wearing the leader's yellow jersey after he again sprinted to victory on Saturday. The Giant-Shimano team catapulted him to the front...
  • Germany's Marcel Kittel wins first stage of Tour de France

    HARROGATE, England Germany's Marcel Kittel won the first stage of the 101st Tour de France on Saturday, beating the rest of the 198-man field in a mass sprint. Former world champion Mark Cavendish crashed and injured his shoulder shortly before the end...
  • Voigt's crazy show pays off in Yorkshire hills

    HARROGATE England (Reuters) - For German veteran Jens Voigt the best form of defence was attack like crazy as he snatched the polka dot jersey in the rolling hills of Yorkshire on Saturday. The 42-year-old may be the oldest of the 198 starters, and...
  • Riders warn of dangers of massive Tour crowds

    Riders warn of dangers of massive Tour crowds
    HARROGATE England - Massive crowds greeted the cream of world cycling in the Yorkshire countryside on Saturday as the Tour de France began in style but some riders said their enthusiasm was dangerous. The 190.5-km stage from Leeds to Harrogate was hailed...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/6 log (updated Saturday PM with NASCAR update)

    6 a.m.    Fishing: Bassfest at Chickamauga Lake (d.).--ESPN2 6 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 2 (York to Sheffield, England).--NBCSN 7:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open final round (in Paris).--Golf 9 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 7/5 log (updated Friday PM with Orioles-Red Sox makeup game at 1 p.m.)

    6 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 1 (in Leeds to Harrogate, England).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One British Grand Prix qualifying(at Silverstone).--CNBC 8 a.m.    Golf: French Open third round (in Paris).--Golf 9 a.m.    Tennis:...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...