(AP) - Thomas Voeckler won the 16th stage of the Tour de France over four huge climbs in the Pyrenees, while defending champion Cadel Evans dropped out of title contention Wednesday.
Evans, who started the day fourth overall, struggled on the last two climbs, while Bradley Wiggins...
(AP) - France's Thomas Voeckler led a five-rider breakaway to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France as the race entered the Alps on Wednesday.
Bradley Wiggins retained the overall lead.
The 120.9-mile ride from Macon-sur-Valserine marked a return to racing after a...
(Reuters) - Andy Schleck left three-times champion Alberto Contador floundering in the thin mountain air as he outwitted, outpaced and outclassed his Tour de France rivals with an inspired climb to win the 18th stage on Thursday.
Stage 18 Results
1. Andy Schleck Leopard Trek -...
(Reuters) - Edvald Boasson-Hagen, one of only two Norwegian riders at the start, snatched a fourth Tour de France stage victory for his country when he won the 179-km 17th stage from Gap on Wednesday.
Following his success in the sixth stage in Lisieux, and fellow countryman...
(AP) - World champion Thor Hushovd won the rainy 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday while overall leader Thomas Voeckler lost crucial seconds to main contenders Alberto Contador and Cadel Evans.
Stage 16 Results
1. Thor Hushovd Team Garmin-Cervelo - 3:31:38
(AP) - With the Tour de France heading toward its decisive stages, there is still no favorite in a wide open race that is fueling the passions of French fans who hope Thomas Voeckler holds his lead against all odds.
When racing resumes Tuesday after a rest day, Voeckler will open...
(AP) - French cyclist Thomas Voeckler retained the lead of the Tour de France on Saturday after the last stage in the Pyrenees, which was won by Jelle Vanendert of Belgium and failed to be as significant as expected for the main contenders.
Vanendert clinched the 14th stage - the...
Norway's Thor Hushovd won the 13th stage of the Tour de France and France's Thomas Voeckler kept the yellow jersey Friday on a ride through the Pyrenees that ended in the home of one of the most famous Catholic shrines.
Jeremy Roy nearly captured a Tour stage for the first time with...
(AP) - Spanish climbing specialist Samuel Sanchez won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday and Thomas Voeckler retained the overall lead as the race entered the high mountains for the first time.
After a string of setbacks in earlier stages, defending champion Alberto...
(Reuters) - Mark Cavendish defeated fierce rival Andre Greipel to win the 11th stage of the Tour de France Wednesday and snatch the green jersey in the process.
Briton Cavendish was set up perfectly by his team mate Mark Renshaw in the final stretch, prevailing one day after losing...
(Reuters) - German Andre Greipel put one over bitter rival and former team mate Mark Cavendish by securing a maiden Tour de France stage win at the expense of the Manxman on Tuesday.
Stage 10 Results
1. André Greipel Omega Pharma-Lotto - 3:31:21
2. Mark Cavendish HTC-Highroad...
(AP) SAINT-FLOUR, France - Spain's Luis Leon Sanchez won the ninth stage of the Tour de France on a wild day of crashes, while France's Thomas Voeckler finished second to take the leader's yellow jersey from Thor Hushovd of Norway.
The biggest crash, involving about 30 riders, left...
Making a move just 3 miles from the finish, Thomas Voeckler of BBOX Bouygues Telecom was able to solo to victory. This is Voeckler's first tour stage win in five years, but it's sure to be just as sweet.
Fabian Cancellara remains in the Maillot Jaune.
Stage 5 Results
1 Thomas Voeckler...