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MENDE, France Spain's Omar Fraile powered to victory with a late burst in the last climb of the 14th stage of the Tour de France, a 188-km ride from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux, on Saturday.
MENDE, France Wearing the yellow jersey on the Tour de France is obviously an amazing experience for any rider, but it comes with increasing pressure for Geraint Thomas as he is now in a position to win the greatest race in cycling.
Tour de France leader Geraint Thomas said being booed by the crowd did not affect him after he enjoyed a mainly comfortable 13th stage on Friday.
VALENCE, France With most of the top sprinters out of the Tour de France after punishing mountain treks, world champion Peter Sagan claimed a third stage victory at the Tour de France on Friday, winning the relatively flat 169.5-km ride from Bourg d’Oisans by a whisker.
VALENCE, France, July 20 Tour de France leader Geraint Thomas said being booed by the crowd did not affect him after he enjoyed a mainly comfortable 13th stage on Friday.
BOURG D'OISANS, France Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has called for calm after a number of incidents tarnished the 12th stage up to the iconic Alpe d'Huez on Thursday.
L'ALPE D'HUEZ, France Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome found himself physically targeted by an angry spectator on Thursday as Team Sky's historic day at l'Alpe d'Huez was overshadowed by boos directed at both him and brilliant stage winner Geraint Thomas.
L'ALPE D'HUEZ, France Geraint Thomas became the first man to win up l'Alpe d'Huez with the yellow jersey on his shoulders on Thursday as he extended his Tour de France overall lead amid unsavory scenes while sparking fresh questions about the Team Sky leadership. Thomas, who took the yellow jersey when he won Wednesday's 11th stage, prevailed again in a dramatic 12th at top of the 21-hair-pinned climb, one of the most iconic of the Tour.
BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE, France Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme paid tribute to Mark Cavendish following the Briton’s exit from the race after he failed to make the time cut in Wednesday’s 11th stage.
LA ROSIERE, France Geraint Thomas claimed the stage win and the race leader's yellow jersey on the Tour de France on Wednesday, with a powerful ride up the final climb of a grueling 108km run from Albertville to La Rosière.