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Classy Carapaz claims Tour de France stage 17 win after fiery return to Alps

Richard Carapaz, the current Olympic road race champion, won stage 17 of the Tour de France, in Superdévoluy, after catching and dropping the British rider Simon Yates on the day’s toughest climb, the Col du Noyer. The Ecuadorian, who wore…

Tour de France 2024 – Richard Carapaz wins stage 17 as race returns to the Alps – as it happened

Tour de France stage win to his previous Giro and Vuelta stage wins. Tour de France race centre. Race situation at the top of Col Bayard: Leading the race: Tiesj Benoot (Visma-Lease a Bike), Bob Jungels (Red Bull-Bora-Hansgrohe), Romain Grégoire…

Costumed and colourful: 2024 Tour de France fans – in pictures

Ombeline Gallais from Caen, and Nathan Heyraud from Clermont-Ferrand, both pharmacy students, wait for the peloton, between Orléans and Saint-Amand-Montrond Photograph: Jérôme Delay/AP Source: theguardian.com

Tour de France: Jasper Philipsen sprints to third stage win after Girmay crash

Jasper Philipsen won stage 16 of the Tour de France, from Gruissan to Nîmes, claiming his third success in this year’s race. The Belgian sprinter again benefited from a near‑perfect lead-out from his Alpecin-Deceu­ninck teammate, and the world road race…

Tour de France 2024: race enters final week with stage 16 – live

Tour de France, trying to get through. You’d just rather not have to empty yourself. We did, and we had a rest day, that’s how it is.” official withdrawals page, however, Pedersen packed it in.Tour de France eight times, but…

Buses, trains and bicycle paths: Labour’s mission to decarbonise UK transport

Bolster bus services, build cycle paths, impose frequent flyer levies and reopen old railway lines to decarbonise the UK transport system, environment experts are urging, as the Labour party begins to lay out its plans. The government’s proposals for rail…

Tadej Pogacar describes stage win as ‘one of best performances on climb ever’

On a day in which French radio described Harry Kane as the “­Raymond Poulidor of world football” – Poulidor finished on the podium in the Tour de France eight times, but never won – Tadej Pogacar was, for once, not…

Tour de France 2024: Pogacar outduels Vingegaard on stage 15’s final climb – as it happened

Cycling has something that very few sports have, two greats taking each other on, toe to toe. Lemond v Fignon never had as many chapters as this rivalry. And, remember, there’s a time trial to finish, just like 1989. 7km…

Tour de France: Pogacar pounces again to deflate Vingegaard in Pyrenees

Tadej Pogacar tightened his grip on the yellow jersey of Tour de France leadership, following up the victory on Saturday at Pla d’Adet, in the Pyrenees, with another summit success at Plateau de Beille in the Ariège. Although the stage…

Pogacar v Vingegaard has makings of the finest Tour soap opera of them all | William Fotheringham

Choose a picture that sums up this Tour de France and it might be this one: Tadej Pogacar on the right, Jonas Vingegaard on the left, barely a tyre’s width between their front wheels as they sprinted for the finish…