British media hail new hero in cycling

2013-07-23 07:21:17

The British press hailed a new cycling hero on Monday after Chris Froome became the second Briton in two years to win the Tour de France.

British Chris Froome wins 100th Tour de France

2013-07-22 10:31:19

Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, having dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.

Froome's road to triumph hasn't been an easy one

2013-07-22 08:21:50

Kenyan-born cyclist Chris Froome was poised on Sunday to succeed Bradley Wiggins as the Tour de France champion and complete what has been a superb summer of sport for Britain.

Froome facing a downhill battle to win Tour

2013-07-19 07:34:14

Chris Froome may have tightened his grip on the yellow jersey but his capacity to deflect everything the Tour de France throws at him in the coming days, including treacherous weather and technical descents, could be key to overall victory in Paris.

Froome wins game of high-altitude 'mental warfare'

2013-07-16 07:15:37

It was supposed to be an epic Tour de France stage in which various rivals pooled forces to loosen Chris Froome's grip on the race's yellow jersey.

Novice gives Italy reason to smile

2013-07-15 07:27:26

Racing in his first Tour de France, Matteo Trentin appeared to surprise even himself by winning Saturday's 14th stage in a sprint for the line in Lyon.

Cavendish targeted over Tour collision

2013-07-12 07:41:36

Froome defends ex-teammate after British sprint star pelted with urine

France still waiting for homegrown hero

2013-07-11 07:32:04

Tuesday's 10th stage of the Tour de France passed a part of the country with a rich history for producing great riders, but the day in Brittany served mainly to remind French fans they are no longer a dominant force in the sport.

Froome goes it alone

2013-07-09 06:14:56

Masters mountain passes as Sky teammates fall by wayside

Froome takes mountain attack to new heights

2013-07-08 07:44:57

There is no room for national sentiment on the world's biggest bike race: just ask Cadel Evans.

Cavendish guns for record

2013-07-05 07:23:28

Move over Tour de France legend Eddy Merckx, because Britain's Mark Cavendish is gunning for the absolute record of stage wins in the world's biggest bike race.

Gerrans doffs cap to Anderson

2013-07-04 07:52:44

When Simon Gerrans started cycling to help rehabilitate knee injuries suffered while racing motor bikes, he never imagined he would go on to emulate the feats of pioneering Australian compatriot Phil Anderson.

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