TDF '18 Preview: The Tour de France will venture into the unknown on Sunday's stage 15 as the race will take on the all new Pic de Nore - a never before seen climb in the great race. That Pic de Nore a 12.5km long, tough climb that is dubbed the 'mini Ventoux' by local cyclists. We sent our man in France, Chris Selden along to check out the climb and ride it himself.
Stage Report: Today's stage promised lots with the biggest elevation gain of this year's race at just over 5000m for the stage and the finish on the mythical Alpe d'Huez. Could the stage live up to the hype? Sky's Geraint Thomas certainly must think so.
July 19, 2018 - Sky dominated Tour stage 11 to put Geraint Thomas in yellow after the stage win and Chris Froome into 2nd overall. All the reports and video from 'La Grand Bouclé' and La Course . Time out for Mark Cavendish - Top Story. Other cycling news: CCC save BMC, Tours of Britain and Pologne, Lake Garda Classic, signings for LottoNL-Jumbo and Sunweb, Tour of Utah and Porte talks crash.
Stage Report: The big break of the day looked like it would be the winning move, but it exploded as the GC men lifted the pace on the final climb of stage 11. With a bold move, Geraint Thomas (Sky) launched himself up the Summit finish for stage and overall glory.
Stage Report: On the first mountain stage of the 2018 Tour de France, BMC's Greg Van Avermaet fought to keep the yellow jersey on his back by going with the break of the day and holding off the GC men. From the same group, Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) attacked on the penultimate climb for a hard fought stage win.
Tour Rest Day No.1: As the Tour de France leaves the flat lands and launches into the Alps for the more decisive mountain stages. What have we learnt from the first week? Ed Hood take a look back at the first nine stages on the first Tour rest day as we wait for the peloton's appointment with destiny.
July 16, 2018 - The Tour de France is in full swing as it leaves the cobbled behind and head for the hills. Sunday's stage finished any idea's of overall victory for Richie Porte - Top Story. All the results from France, plus the Österreich-Rundfahrt. Achievement of a lifetime: Heinrich Haussler, Williams joins Bahrain-Merida, Hirschi U23 Euro champion, Nijssen wins Wattmeister and cool Sagan.
Stage Report: John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) brought two years of misery to a close with a riveting victory in Roubaix on Stage 9 of the Tour de France, bettering race leader Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) and Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step) in a three-man sprint after a bruising stage over the “pavés du nord”.