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Thursday July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019 - Two more stages down in the Tour, the next three are going to be decisive. All the news from France, plus the Adriatica Ionica. Transfer rumors - Top Story. Other stuff: GP Cerami and Tour de Wallonie, jersey for Lotto Soudal, contract news, Deceuninck with Tour de l’Avenir, Roompot stop, Vuelta in Bilbao, bigger audiences for the Tour and Sagan interviews Oss video.
Friday July 5, 2019
Back in 2016, Mark Cavendish, who had claimed virtually every honour available to sprinters bar the yellow jersey, was finally rewarded for his patience.
Thursday July 4, 2019
Romain Feillu's stint in yellow, limited to about 40 minutes in the time trial stage around Cholet in the 2008 Tour de France, was as short as it was intense.
Tuesday July 2, 2019
Back in 1987, Jean-François Bernard was taking part in his second Tour, the first one as the leader of Toshiba-La Vie Claire, when he added the yellow jersey to his race number 1 after a colossal performance on the slopes of the Mont Ventoux. However, things were about to go pear-shaped…
Monday July 1, 2019
Back in 1986, Alex Stieda started his very first Tour with the very last race number in the peloton — 210 — pinned to his back. The Canadian surged to the top of the general classification in the first mass-start stage, beating LeMond to the punch to become the first North American rider to lead the Tour de France.
Friday June 28, 2019
Back in 1971, Dutchman Marinus Wagtmans took the yellow jersey from his leader Eddy Merckx without even realising… but only for a third of a stage!
Wednesday June 26, 2019
Jean-Pierre Genet, one of Raymond Poulidor's most loyal domestiques, went from finishing dead last in the 1967 Tour to taking the yellow jersey at the start of the 1968 edition.
Tuesday June 25, 2019
Years before he met a tragic end on the slopes of the Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour, Tom Simpson had become the first British rider ever to wear the yellow jersey in 1962.
Saturday June 22, 2019
In the 1952 Tour de France, Andrea Carrea, a domestique riding for Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali in the Italian team, burst into tears as he pulled on the yellow jersey, saying that he was not worthy of an honour meant for his leaders.
Friday June 21, 2019
In the last Tour de France before the war, surprise guest Amédée Fournier brought his experience as a track cyclist to bear to claim the first yellow jersey.
Thursday June 20, 2019
In the 1931 Tour, Max Bulla snatched the overall lead at the end of stage 2, becoming the first — and only — touriste-routier to get his hands on the coveted yellow jersey. A monster performance.
Thursday March 7, 2019
March 07, 2019 - All the team news from Strade Bianche and Paris-Nice, plus race report from Le Samyn with video. Vampires return - Top Story. UAE Team Emirates wind tunnel, Adam Yates returns to the Tour de France, Campenaerts Hour Record, E3 BrinckBank frog, Caja Rural to the Hammer Series, Skoda and ASO and video moments from UAE Tour. Loads of EUROTRASH Thursday cycling news.
Monday November 5, 2018
Nov 05, 2018 - Mathieu van der Poel took his second European cross championship in his usual fashion. Reports and video from the Euro champs, Saitama Criterium and the Koppenbergcross. Women's Paris-Roubaix - Top Story. Other news: Tour de France, Tour de l'Avenir, Wallonie-Bruxelles, European champs 2019 and 2020, Lotto talk Giro, contracts, Bigla, Trek'19 kit and cross motivation.
Friday April 7, 2017
Tom Boonen comes into his 14th and final Paris-Roubaix with the objective of wrapping up his career this Sunday with a fifth title. Since the start of the 20th Century, the Queen of the Classics and the King of the cobbles have enjoyed a special relationship.
Thursday March 23, 2017
Mar 23, 2017 - BMC are in the driving seat in the Catalunya after Movistar were penalized for pushing. Top Story and results, reports and video from Catalunya and the Dwars door Vlaanderen. Other cycling news: E3 and Wevelgem, A.S.O. partnership with Volta a Catalunya, #GIRO100 jerseys and teams for Yorkshire.
Monday November 28, 2016
Nov 28, 2016 - A double win at the weekend for Mathieu van der Poel and two 2nd places for Wout Van Aert. Full reports and video from Hamme and Zeven. War again between the race organizers and the UCI? - TOP STORY. Other cycling news: WorldTour and ProConti licenses, contract news from Cycling Academy and Caja Rural, Velits retires, Dimension Data show off their new kit and retro video of Jacques Anquetil. A full EUROTRASH sack to empty!
Thursday June 30, 2016
Tour de France viewers will be able to see even more of the race from inside the peloton thanks to a tracking system and live broadcast from onboard cameras. New channels to show the race in Albania and Vietnam.
Tuesday June 28, 2016
The French Government, represented by the Secretary of State for Sports Thierry Braillard and Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research Thierry Mandon, and cycling authorities with the UCI President Brian Cookson, French Cycling Federation President David Lappartient and Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme, have announced that thermal imaging cameras will be employed to control cases of technological fraud on the 2016 Tour.
Saturday April 9, 2016
The Troisvilles cobbles will finally feature as expected on the course of the 114th edition of Paris-Roubaix, in which world champion Peter Sagan and three-times winner Fabian Cancellara will battle it out for victory.
Friday February 12, 2016
A menu of four cyclosportives in France and seven held in other countries will give participants the opportunity to test their legs on the same courses and in the same conditions as the pros: #RideLikeAPro!