Tour de France 2017

Region: UWT
Category: 2.UWT
Start date: 2017-07-01
End date: 2017-07-23
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La Course by le Tour de France - Annemiek van Vleuten climbs to victory

Annemiek van Vleuten of Orica-Scott has won the first of two events at the renewed La Course by Le Tour de France, reaching the top of the Izoard well ahead of her competitors. Read more...

Manager of Nairo Quintana: I don't have any offers for him

The agent of Movistar rider Nairo Quintana denies that the two-times Grand Tour winner may be moving to a different team at the end of the season. Read more...

Tour de France - Fabio Aru: You must also accept it when you lose

Fabio Aru of Astana Pro Team struggled to keep up with his key rivals for the General Classification of the Tour de France and ended up losing half a minute in stage 17. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: I couldn't fight for the victory

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) was one of the stars of the day by attacking and leading the race almost until the end. Read more...

Romain Bardet and Warren Barguil: A French partnership versus Chris Froome?

Romain Bardet of AG2R La Mondiale and Warren Barguil of Team Sunweb may have become partners as the former looks to challenge Chris Froome for the Yellow Jersey. Read more...

Tour de France - Mikel Landa: Tomorrow Chris Froome will show why he's the leader

Mikel Landa (Team Sky) finished the 17th stage in the fifth position of the General Classification. Although his condition was not optimal, he is ready for the next stage. Read more...

Tour de France - Chris Froome: I'd be happy to reach the time trial with these gaps

Chris Froome kept things well under control in the penultimate mountain stage of this year's Tour de France and remains in Yellow with the Izoard and the time trial left to go. Read more...

Tour de France - Nairo Quintana: I have suffered too much

The 17th stage of the Tour de France was another difficult day for Nairo Quintana (Movistar) who had more difficult times on the climbs. Read more...

Tour de France - Primoz Roglic: It's crazy, incredible, I don't have words

Primoz Roglic of LottoNL-Jumbo was without words following his stage 17 win at the Tour de France. The time trial specialist finished solo after attacking on the Galibier. Read more...

Primoz Roglic takes stage in Tour de France, Chris Froome remains in Yellow

LottoNL-Jumbo's Primoz Roglic has won the 17th stage of the Tour de France. The Slovenian launched an attack during the ascent of the Galibier and kept the lead until the end. Read more...

Marcel Kittel abandons Tour de France after crash

Marcel Kittel of QuickStep Floors has abandoned the Tour de France as result of a crash in the 17th stage. Read more...

Tour de France - Chris Froome: I'm looking forward to the days in the Alps

Current leader of the General Classification of the Tour de France Chris Froome is feeling good after the 16th stage and ahead of the next days in the Alps. Read more...

Alberto Contador denies this is his last Tour de France

After the 17th stage on Tuesday, Alberto Contador has denied that this is going to be his last Tour de France. Read more...

John Degenkolb: Trek-Segafredo has lodged a protest for Michael Matthews' sprint

Trek-Segafredo has filed a protest for the irregular sprint of Team Sunweb's Michael Matthews at the end of the 16th stage on Tuesday. Read more...

Tour de France - Oliver Naesen saves the day for Romain Bardet

AG2R La Mondiale's Oliver Naesen was of great importance to French Tour de France hope Romain Bardet in Tuesday's Stage 16. Read more...

Tour de France - Michael Matthews: The second one is always the hardest to get

Michael Matthews of Team Sunweb has won his second stage at this year's Tour de France and reduced the gap with Marcel Kittel in the fight for the Green Jersey. Read more...

Michael Matthews sprints to second victory in Tour de France

Sunweb's Michael Matthews has won the final sprint at the 16th stage of the Tour de France. The Australian was faster than Edvald Boasson Hagen and John Degenkolb. Read more...

Analysis: What is still to come in the 2017 Tour de France

After the second and last rest day of this Tour de France, we are ready for the grand finale of this edition and unlike recent years there is no clear winner yet. Read more...

Philippe Gilbert abandons Tour de France

Belgian rider Philippe Gilbert of QuickStep Floors has had to abandon the Tour de France due to sickness, he confirmed. Read more...

Steven de Jongh: This is the last Tour de France for Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador is currently riding his last Tour de France. This was confirmed by Trek-Segafredo manager Steven de Jongh. Read more...

Peter Sagan: I don't accept being called violent

World champion Peter Sagan of Bora-hansgrohe has criticized the Tour de France jury for taking him out of the race and calling him violent. Read more...

Tour de France - Rigoberto Uran doesn't feel like the underdog

Cannondale-Drapac's Rigoberto Uran has talked to the media about his possibilities of winning the Tour de France and the way he will face this third week. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador looking at Galibier for potential stage victory

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) is recovering well from the injuries he sustained at the Tour de France and the rider now has new objectives for what is left of the race. Read more...

Romain Bardet apologizes to Chris Froome on behalf of fans

French rider Romain Bardet has apologized on behalf of the fans for the booing of Chris Froome during the 15th stage of the Tour de France on Sunday. Read more...

Tour de France - Mikel Landa: I don't want to be second again

Team Sky's Mikel Landa has discussed his future and the work he is doing for Chris Froome at the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France - Nairo Quintana: Double Grand Tour can be done again

During the second rest day of the Tour de France, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) has taken the time to reflect on the race, the season and the future. Read more...

Tour de France - Chris Froome feared losing his Yellow Jersey after mechanical

Chris Froome remained in the lead of the General Classification after the 15th stage of the Tour de France, but not without surviving a big scare. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: I'm hopeful about the rest of the Tour

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has arrived to the finish line with the group of favourites at the 15th stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France - Nairo Quintana: When the body doesn't respond, nothing can be done

The 15th stage of the Tour de France has left Nairo Quintana (Movistar) out of the top 10 in the General Classification standings. Read more...

Tour de France - Bauke Mollema: This is what I've worked for in the last two years

Bauke Mollema of Trek-Segafredo took his first stage victory at the Tour de France after keeping his chasers at bay in a 30-kilometer solo. Read more...

Bauke Mollema takes his first stage victory at the Tour de France

Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) has taken the victory at the 15th stage of the Tour de France. The Dutchman managed to cross the finish line on his own. Read more...

Tour de France - Mikel Landa: Maybe Fabio Aru lost the Yellow Jersey on purpose

Even though Mikel Landa (Team Sky) lost some seconds at the 14th stage of the Tour de France, the team is happy about Chris Froome getting the Yellow Jersey back from Fabio Aru. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador on stage 15: I haven't even looked at it in the road book

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) has survived another stage of the Tour de France and keeps focusing on recovering from the injuries caused by the crashes. Read more...

Fabio Aru after losing Yellow Jersey: Not everything is lost

Fabio Aru of Astana lost the Yellow Jersey of the Tour de France after finishing the 14th stage 25 seconds behind Chris Froome, leaving the Team Sky rider back in the lead. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I thought the climb was not going to be that complicated

Nairo Quintana lost 25 seconds in the General Classification during the 14th stage of the Tour de France. The rider had to struggle during the last climb to avoid losing more time. Read more...

Chris Froome: Kwiato was shouting to me on the radio

Chris Froome recovered the Yellow Jersey of the Tour de France by finishing at just one second from the stage winner on Saturday with Fabio Aru finishing another 25 seconds later. Read more...

Greg Van Avermaet: I did what I could to win, but it wasn't enough

Greg Van Avermaet was disappointed but realistic following his second place at the 14th stage of the Tour de France. The BMC rider accepted that Michael Matthews was just stronger. Read more...

Michael Matthews: To come back here and win is a dream come true

Michael Matthews powered to a hard-fought victory in the 14th stage of the Tour de France, two years after injuries kept him out of the battle for victory on the same finish. Read more...

Michael Matthews takes stage, Chris Froome is back in Yellow

Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) has won the 14th stage of the Tour de France. Team Sky's Chris Froome has retaken the lead in the General Classification. Read more...

Father of Nairo Quintana: Movistar is burning out my son

The father of Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana believes that Movistar Team is burning out his son by making him ride for the General Classification in both the Giro and the Tour. Read more...

Tour de France - Mikel Landa: I don't think I am stronger than Chris Froome

Mikel Landa (Team Sky) had a good day at the Tour de France, being part of the front duo for most of the stage and climbing to the fifth position in the General Classification. Read more...

Romain Bardet: I hope we won't be biting our fingers in Paris

AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet believes that it is a shame that riders are calculating so carefully in the second week of the Tour de France and hopes it won't cost him in Paris. Read more...

Chris Froome on Mikel Landa: It could be a winning move for us

Chris Froome finished the day in second position and remains at 6 seconds from race leader Fabio Aru (Astana). But the day gave his team good news ahead of the rest of the race. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Now I want to enjoy myself

Alberto Contador of Trek-Segafredo is determined to enjoy himself in the remainder of the Tour de France, rather than focusing on the General Classification. Read more...

Team Sky's Servais Knaven: Froome is still our leader

Team Sky Directeur Sportif Servais Knaven confirmed shortly after stage 13 of the Tour de France that Mikel Landa's move to attack was all part of the team's tactics. Read more...

Warren Barguil: I had not imagined that I would beat Alberto Contador

Warren Barguil of Team Sunweb became the first French rider in 12 years to win a Tour de France stage on the 14th of July. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I hope I can have more days like today

The 13th stage of the Tour de France was a good day for Nairo Quintana. The rider was part of the front group in the last kilometers and crossed the finish line in second place. Read more...

Tour de France: Relaxed Fabio Aru happy to stay in Yellow after stage 13

Italian Fabio Aru was happy to keep his Yellow Jersey for another day after being able to avoid stressful moments in stage 13 of the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France: Warren Barguil takes victory on French National Day

Warren Barguil (Sunweb) has taken the victory on the National Day of France. The rider was the fastest of the escapees at the end of stage 13 in the Tour de France. Read more...

UCI reverses decision: No penalties for Rigoberto Uran and George Bennett

The UCI jury has decided to reverse its decision to hand out 20-second penalties to Rigoberto Uran, George Bennett and Serge Pauwels after Thursday's stage. Read more...

Jonathan Vaughters on 'Bottlegate': It's not French bias, it's incompetence

Cannondale-Drapac's Jonathan Vaughters believes that incompetence, rather than a French bias, is to blame for the heavily criticized jury decisions taken in the Tour de France. Read more...

Jakob Fuglsang still determined to continue in Tour de France despite 27-minute loss

Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang is still determined to continue in the Tour de France despite suffering throughout Thursday's stage as a result of his crash a day earlier. Read more...

Romain Bardet: We are ready to fight for the Yellow Jersey

AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet has taken the victory at the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a win he has been preparing for throughout the season. Read more...

Chris Froome: The race is certainly on now

The first day in the Pyrenees has left Chris Froome (Team Sky) in the second position of the General Classification of the Tour de France, at six second from new leader Fabio Aru. Read more...

Mikel Landa: It didn't occur to me to look back

Mikel Landa (Team Sky) finished the 12th stage of the Tour de France in fourth position, five seconds behind winner Romain Bardet and 17 ahead of his leader Chris Froome. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: Maybe I'll try to get a stage victory

Movistar's Nairo Quintana has lost more time in the General Classification of the Tour de France but remains in eighth position at 4'01" from race leader Fabio Aru. Read more...

Rigoberto Uran and George Bennett get 20-second penalties

Rigoberto Uran, George Bennett and Serge Pauwels have been handed 20-second time penalties after accepting bottles in the last 20 kilometers of stage 12 of the Tour de France. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Today was better than I was hoping for

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has lost more time in the General Classification at the 12th stage of the Tour de France, although he was stronger than he expected to be. Read more...

Tour de France leader Fabio Aru: This is the most beautiful thing that could happen to a rider

Fabio Aru is the new leader of the Tour de France after 12 stages. The Italian of Astana finished third on the day and surpassed Sky's Chris Froome to go to the top of the GC. Read more...

Tour de France: Romain Bardet wins stage, Fabio Aru takes Yellow

Romain Bardet (AG2R-La Mondiale) has taken the victory at the first Pyrenees stage in the Tour de France, Fabio Aru (Astana) took the Yellow Jersey. Read more...

Jakob Fuglsang to start in stage 12 despite suffering two small fractures

Astana Pro Team rider Jakob Fuglsang will start in the 12th stage of the Tour de France despite having suffered two small fractures in Wednesday's stage. Read more...

Nairo Quintana about stage 12: If I feel strong, I will attack

Nairo Quintana of Movistar Team believes that the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday may give him a chance to make a difference for the General Classification. Read more...

Edvald Boasson Hagen: It's frustrating to come so close and not win

Edvald Boasson Hagen praised his teammates for their hard work in the 11th stage of the Tour de France, but was visibly disappointed with his third place. Read more...

Maciej Bodnar after brave attempt: it was like sprinting from every corner

Polish rider Maciej Bodnar gave Bora-hansgrohe a new purpose in this year's Tour de France by staying in the lead of stage 11 until the very last meters. Read more...

Alberto Contador: This Tour is pushing me to the limit, even psychologically

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador suffered two crashes during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France, but he is very motivated to fight until the end. Read more...

Chris Froome: I don't need to attack at this point

The eleventh stage of the Tour de France was another day for the sprinters, and Chris Froome (Team Sky) just had to stay safe ahead of the stages at the Pyrenees. Read more...

Dylan Groenewegen: I had a good day but Marcel Kittel is the best right now

Dylan Groenewegen improved from his third place in Tuesday's stage of the Tour de France to finish second behind Marcel Kittel in the 11th stage on Wednesday. Read more...

Marcel Kittel: It can't get worse from here

German sprinter Marcel Kittel was in disbelief after winning yet another stage in this year's Tour de France, beating Dylan Groenewegen and Edvald Boasson Hagen for his fifth win. Read more...

Fifth victory for Marcel Kittel in Tour de France

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) has taken his fifth victory at the 104th Tour de France. The rider crossed the finish line ahead of Dylan Groenewegen and Edvald Boasson Hagen. Read more...

Jack Bauer about Nacer Bouhanni incident: I thought someone wanted an autograph

New Zealand cyclist Jack Bauer of QuickStep reacted to the stage 10 incident with Nacer Bouhanni in a particularly light-hearted way. Read more...

Marcel Kittel breaks German record

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) has taken his fourth victory in the 104th edition of the Tour de Francia and the 13th in his career. Read more...

John Degenkolb sprints to second place despite pain

John Degenkolb is happy with his second place at the tenth stage of the Tour de France, in which he was beaten only by his compatriot and former teammate Marcel Kittel. Read more...

Alberto Contador: I hope I don't have to wait for the Alps to attack

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) feels more optimistic despite the pain caused by his crashes at the Tour de France. The Spaniard is looking for the right moment to attack. Read more...

Dylan Groenewegen not happy with third place at Tour de France

Dylan Groenewegen of LottoNL-Jumbo finished third in the tenth stage of the Tour de France, but wasn't happy with the result. Read more...

Chris Froome: The race is still very close, very open

Team Sky's Chris Froome is glad to have finished another stage of the Tour de France, a good day for the General Classification contenders to regain some energy. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I don't want to say anything about my form

Movistar's Nairo Quintana finished the 10th stage of the Tour de France safely inside the peloton and didn't want to comment much on his form. Read more...

Marcel Kittel sprints to victory in Tour de France stage 10

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) has won the 10th stage of the Tour de France by beating his opposition with ease in a mass sprint. Read more...

Team Sunweb coach: Warren Barguil actually won stage 9, not Rigoberto Uran

Team Sunweb believes that Warren Barguil and not Cannondale-Drapac's Rigoberto Uran actually won the ninth stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France odds: So, what do the bookmakers say?

First the first rest day behind us, all eyes are back on the peloton today for the tenth stage of the Tour de France. But, what do bookmakers make of what has happened so far? Read more...

Alberto Contador: I don't know why Nairo Quintana pushed me

Alberto Contador is still sore because of the two crashes he suffered in the ninth stage of the Tour de France, and he wonders why Nairo Quintana caused the second one. Read more...

Movistar and Nairo Quintana criticise Tour de France descents

Movistar team and Nairo Quintana have expressed disagreement with the route of the Tour de France, particularly because of the amount of descents. Read more...

Injuries force Rafal Majka to abandon Tour de France

Rafal Majka has been forced to retire from the Tour de France. The Polish rider suffered a crash in the ninth stage and the injuries are too severe for him to continue. Read more...

Richie Porte sore and disappointed after Tour de France crash

Richie Porte (BMC) suffered one of the most important crashes of the ninth stage and the entire 2017 Tour de France. The next day he feels the physical pain and the disappointment. Read more...

Review: The first nine stages of the 2017 Tour de France

On the first of two rest days in the 2017 Tour de France, CyclingPub's Marcelo Hernández takes a look at what happened during the first nine days of racing Read more...

Chris Froome on Fabio Aru incident: Any suggestion that it was on purpose is crazy

One day after an eventful day, Chris Froome (Team Sjy) discussed some of the most relevant parts of the ninth stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Richie Porte fractures clavicle and pelvis, no surgery required

Richie Porte of BMC Racing Team has fractured his pelvis and clavicle in Sunday's Tour de France stage 9 crash. The Australian will not require surgery, the team confirmed. Read more...

Mixed feelings for Chris Froome after eventful stage 9

Team Sky's Chris Froome remains at the top of the Tour de France standings after an eventful stage that left him with mixed feelings. Read more...

Geraint Thomas about Tour de France crash: I had nowhere to go

Team Sky's Geraint Thomas abandoned the Tour de France after breaking his collarbone in a stage 9 crash. At that moment, the Welshman was second in the General Classification. Read more...

Arnaud Demare and three teammates finish outside time limit at Tour de France

Arnaud Demare will not start in the tenth stage of the Tour de France after finishing outside the time limit in stage 9 on Sunday. Read more...

Rigoberto Uran: I did the whole descent with a broken gear

Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac) has taken his first stage victory at the Tour de France. The Colombian also moved to fourth position in the race's General Classification. Read more...

Manuele Mori fractures shoulder in Tour de France crash

UAE-Team Emirates rider Manuele Mori has fractured his shoulder in a crash during the ninth stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

BMC's Fabio Baldato: Richie Porte was always conscious after crash

BMC Racing Team manager Fabio Baldato was one of the first at the scene following the crash of Richie Porte in the Tour de France. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I fought as much as I could

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) had a difficult day in the Tour de France after getting dropped from the group of favorites and eventually dropping to eighth place in the GC. Read more...

Tour de France: Rigoberto Uran takes the victory in a crash-marred stage 9

Cannondale-Drapac's Rigoberto Uran has won the ninth stage of the Tour de France. The Colombian was the fastest in a reduced sprint on a day marred by crashes and withdrawals. Read more...

Richie Porte out of Tour de France after serious crash

Australian Richie Porte has abandoned the 2017 Tour de France after a serious crash on the last descent of stage 9. Read more...

Geraint Thomas abandons Tour de France after crash

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas has been forced to abandon the Tour de France following a crash on the descent of the Col de la Biche. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Tomorrow we will really see how I am

Trek-Segafredo leader Alberto Contador survived yet another difficult day in the Tour de France and expects to discover his true form in Sunday's tough mountain stage. Read more...

Robert Gesink after second place: There will be more opportunities

Robert Gesink of LottoNL-Jumbo finished second in the eighth stage of the Tour de France, but expects that there will be more chances. Read more...

Arnaud Demare after surviving stage 8: I'm not sick, I'm just terrible

Frenchman Arnaud Demare of FDJ has finished the eighth stage of the Tour de France in time to remain in the French race. Read more...

Ion Izagirre heads back to Spain to continue recovery

Bahrain-Merida's Ion Izagirre has left the hospital in Düsseldorf and is heading to Spain to finish his recovery at home. The rider suffered a lumbar fracture in a crash in the Tou Read more...

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