July 4, 2022: The Tour de France opening stages rider & team comments & quips, and the Giro Donne opens in Sardinia - all the news, results and video. Terrible training crash for Alejandro Valverde - TOP STORY. Other news: Patrick Lefevere happy at the Tour. Rider news: Izagirre extends with Cofidis and Svrcek turns pro. Race news: WorldTour teams for the Maryland Cycling Classic.