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Tsgabu Grmay on Lampre-Merida's Tour de France long list - ‎19 hours ago‎
Having ridden and finished the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España in his first season with Lampre-Merida, Tsgabu Grmay is on the long list to make his Tour de France debut in July. The 24-year-old would be the first Ethiopian cyclist to start the French ...
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Tour de France winner Chris Froome confident cycling authorities taking issue of concealed motors seriously

ABC Online - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Installing a motor on a bicycle to gain a competitive advantage in a race may seem a hair-brained scheme, but dual Tour de France champion Chris Froome says cycling authorities should tackle the issue with the same rigour with which they approach doping.
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Jayco Herald Sun Tour prologue: Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome upstaged by Tasmanian Will Clarke

Herald Sun - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
CHRIS Froome will get his Jayco Herald Sun wish on Thursday - uphill contours - as the dual Tour de France champion seeks to erase a small time gap to Drapac's race leader Will Clarke.
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Unassuming Tour de France winner Chris Froome is a warrior on the bike

Herald Sun - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
If you didn't follow world cycling, you would never suspect the reserved Froome has twice put his rivals to the sword to win the Tour de France - a ridiculously demanding event that asks its competitors to ride 3500km in three weeks with more than 20 ...

Portsmouth MP prepares case to culture secretary for Tour de France funding

Portsmouth News - ‎22 hours ago‎
EFFORTS are being stepped up to secure government money to pay for Portsmouth's bid to host the Tour de France in 2019.

Tour de France to move to Australia

NewsBiscuit (satire) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The 2018 Tour de France is to take place in Australia, it has been announced. The famous bike race will start from Melbourne on 1 July and traverse the vast expanses of the island-continent before finishing in Perth on 23 July.

Commentary: Why China's Wanda Sports may pose a threat to Tour de France owners ASO

CyclingTips - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Editor's note: This column was written by Steve Maxwell and Joe Harris, who run The Outer Line website. Chinese sports and entertainment giant Dalian Wanda Group telegraphed its intent to disrupt the status quo of the endurance athletics industry when ...

Tour de France champion Chris Froome leads an all-purpose Team Sky squad in Jayco Herald Sun Tour

Herald Sun - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
DUAL Tour de France champion Chris Froome will spearhead an all-purpose Team Sky squad in next week's Jayco Herald Sun Tour.

Tour de France champion Chris Froome talks ahead of Jayco Herald Sun Tour

Herald Sun - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
It's August 2015 and the cycling superstar has just conquered one of the world's biggest sporting events, the Tour de France, for the second time. But Froome isn't driving a flash sports car with an entourage in tow. He's riding a dirty bike and ...

ASO holds off on announcement of Tour de France wildcards

CyclingTips - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
The nervous wait for Pro Continental teams to learn whether they have been given the nod for the Tour de France has been extended this season, with the squads needing to hold on for several more weeks.

Tour de France plan will only work if government provides 'all money necessary'

Portsmouth News - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Cllr Jones said: 'The success of a Tour de France bid for the UK, and to be established in Portsmouth and the Solent area, would be wholly dependent on government support.

Yarra Valley is set to boom as Tour de France champ Froome will zoom from Healesville

Herald Sun - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
The two-time winner of the world's biggest bike race will become the first Tour de France champion to compete in Australia's oldest stage race.
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Portsmouth aims for 2019 D-Day themed Tour de France Grand Depart - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Tour de France boss Christian Prudhomme says he welcomes plans from Portsmouth to launch a joint bid to host the Grand Depart of the 2019 edition of the race with its twin city of Caen in Normandy, and wants locals to show their “passion” for the race.
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What are the chances of Portsmouth hosting the 2019 Tour de France Grand Départ?

Cycling Weekly - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The news that Christian Prudhomme is set to visit Portsmouth to assess the city's capabilities in hosting the Tour de France Grand Départ in 2019 should rightfully be viewed as a positive step in bringing the race back to the UK. The city hosted stage ...

Michael Rogers wants one last good Tour de France out of his heart - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Michael Rogers, 36, returned to racing at the Dubai Tour this week, having been given the all-clear by the specialists who have been monitoring his heart defect.

Bert Wagendorp's novel approach to cycling summit is a Tour de force

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
The Mont Ventoux returns to the Tour de France this summer, its summit chosen to provide a spectacular finish to the traditionally festive stage on Bastille Day.

'Show your support for Tour de France and I'll campaign for it' vows Gosport MP

Portsmouth News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Mr Hollingbery said: 'I know that having the Tour in Yorkshire was a great success, so moves to bring it to Hampshire are to be welcomed.
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Quintana 'dreaming' of Tour de France win

SuperSport - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
Colombia's Nairo Quintana has set his sights on going one better at the Tour de France this year to depose British rider Chris Froome of cycling's greatest prize.

The Barge Lady to Launch ”Tour de France” Luxury Barge Cruise

Travel Agent - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
American-based luxury barge cruise broker Ellen Sack has announced a special "Tour de France" themed barge cruise on the six-passenger charter barge Savannah.