2018 Tour-de-france

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Road Cycling World Championships 2019: Great Britain's Geraint Thomas pulls out of men's team trial, to focus on team road race
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Road Cycling World Championships 2019: Great Britain's Geraint Thomas pulls out of men's team trial, to focus on team road race

Thomas remains in the six-man Great Britain team for Sunday's 285km road race from Leeds to Harrogate

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas’ win signals Team Sky were more dominant than ever despite tough, abrasive route
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Tour de France: Geraint Thomas’ win signals Team Sky were more dominant than ever despite tough, abrasive route

After Geraint Thomas won the 105th Tour de France, we analyse the three action-packed weeks, in what was one of the most hard-fought race of recent years.

Tour de France: From training methods to expensive technology, understanding factors behind Team Sky’s rise
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Tour de France: From training methods to expensive technology, understanding factors behind Team Sky’s rise

Having seen Team Sky’s dominance since the start of the 2018 Tour de France, we take a look at the factors which have made Team Sky such a formidable force in a short span of time

Tour de France: Why Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel and other sprinters had a premature end to 2018 race
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Tour de France: Why Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel and other sprinters had a premature end to 2018 race

How can established pros and multiple stage winners like Cavendish not be able to finish within the time limit? Here's why:

Tour de France: Former champion Vincenzo Nibali ruled out after fracturing his back in Stage 12 collision
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Tour de France: Former champion Vincenzo Nibali ruled out after fracturing his back in Stage 12 collision

A video suggested a bag strap, flag or arm got in Nibali's way as he negotiated his way, shrouded in yellow smoke from rocket flares being set off, through a throng of hyper-excited fans.

Tour de France 2018: From riders’ diet to rigorous rest-day routines, all you need to know about life during the race
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Tour de France 2018: From riders’ diet to rigorous rest-day routines, all you need to know about life during the race

With another edition of the Tour de France underway, here are the answers to some FAQs regarding the race and its history.

Tour de France: Sluggish Mark Cavendish eliminated after failing to make the time cut at end of Stage 11
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Tour de France: Sluggish Mark Cavendish eliminated after failing to make the time cut at end of Stage 11

Although given a warm applause for finishing the stage, sprint king Cavendish refused to speak to media at the finish line. He promptly turned around and rode downhill towards his team hotel.