Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France to become the first British champion of cycling’s most prestigious race.
Tour de France leader Bradley Wiggins said he almost cried as he allowed himself for the first time to contemplate victory when his closest rival, Vincenzo Nibali, faltered on the last mountain stage.
Bradley Wiggins moved a step closer to becoming Britain’s first Tour de France winner after twice repelling mountain attacks by Vincenzo Nibali. Defending champion Cadel Evans all but dropped out of contention.
Thomas Voeckler of Europcar won the 16th stage of the Tour de France with a breakaway in the Pyrenees mountains.
Tour de France rider Brice Feillu hasn’t given up on a stage win even after boiling down his cuisine to one staple: potatoes.
Bradley Wiggins, the Tour de France leader, and other riders get a day off today as they prepare for a final slog to the finish line. The Briton says he’s well placed for victory.
Thomas Voeckler won a Tour de France stage featuring the first big climb of this year’s edition as race favorite Bradley Wiggins maintained his lead over defending champion Cadel Evans.
Tour de France leader Thomas Voeckler managed to hang onto the yellow jersey, even if he couldn’t stay on the road.
Mark Cavendish won stage 15 of the Tour de France in a sprint finish yesterday, the British rider’s fourth victory in this year’s race, to extend his lead in the points competition.
Luis Leon Sanchez won the ninth stage of cycling’s Tour de France as Thomas Voeckler took the race lead after a second-place finish yesterday.
"It was four races within a race."
- Thomas Voeckler on Jul 18, 2012