France Cycling Tour

ALPE D’HUEZ, France | Rowdy Tour fans tarnish win for Thomas atop Alpe d’Huez

ALPE D’HUEZ, France— One of cycling’s big attractions is that fans don’t have to pay to watch — and they can get as close as they want to the riders. The sport paid for that unlimited access Thursday when unruly spectators interrupted the most iconic climb of the Tour de France. With fans pressing too … Continue reading ALPE D’HUEZ, France | Rowdy Tour fans tarnish win for Thomas atop Alpe d’Huez

QUIMPER, France | Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble

QUIMPER, France  — Peter Sagan had the yellow jersey holder to thank for his victory on Stage 5 of the Tour de France on Wednesday. Chris Froome could also thank his Team Sky colleagues for keeping him out of danger — and helping overcome a mechanical problem — in the race’s first hilly stage. Greg … Continue reading QUIMPER, France | Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble