ROCAMADOUR, France (AP) — Jonas Vingegaard thundered through the last serious test of the Tour de France to increase his overall lead on Saturday and all but guarantee winning cycling's biggest race.
CAHORS, France (AP) — Christophe Laporte ended the host's drought of stage winners when he surged out of the peloton in the finale of the 19th stage and claimed his maiden win on the Tour de France on Friday.
CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Jasper Philipsen of Belgium braved a heat wave to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint on Sunday as Jonas Vingegaard kept the leader's yellow jersey.
Primož Roglič, the 2020 runner-up and a key teammate for Vingegaard, abandoned the race before the start on Sunday because of injuries he previously sustained in this year's edition.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Belgian rider Wout van Aert won the eighth stage of the Tour de France on Saturday in Switzerland and two-time defending champion Tadej Pogačar slightly increased his overall lead.
ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France (AP) — Australian rider Simon Clarke won a crash-marred fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday while Wout van Aert clung onto the leader’s yellow jersey despite coming off his bike.
CALAIS, France (AP) — Belgian rider Wout van Aert won the hilly fourth stage of the Tour de France and extended his overall lead after attacking strongly on the day's final climb on Tuesday.
The Belgian rider kept the leader’s yellow jersey for the Jumbo–Visma team after taking it for the first time on Saturday.
SONDERBORG, Denmark (AP) — Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen overtook Wout van Aert and Peter Sagan at the line to win the third stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish while Van Aert extended his overall lead on Sunday.
NYBORG, Denmark (AP) — Dutch rider Fabio Jakobsen overtook Wout van Aert right on the line for his first stage win on his debut Tour de France, while Van Aert took the yellow jersey for the first time on Saturday.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Although Belgian rider Yves Lampaert caused a surprise by winning the Tour de France opening stage, two-time defending champion Tadej Pogacar wouldn't have been bothered at finishing third on Friday.
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Rising star Remco Evenepoel posted the biggest win of his career on Sunday with a solo victory in cycling’s oldest classic — the Liege-Bastogne-Liege race — as Belgian riders swept the podium places.
ROUBAIX, France (AP) — Dylan van Baarle timed his attack on the final cobblestone sections perfectly to win the Paris-Roubaix race for the first time on Sunday.
The 29-year-old Dutchman, who rides for the Ineos Grenadiers team, won in 5 hours, 37 minutes after 257 kilometers (159 miles) of grueling racing.
SAN REMO, Italy (AP) — Everyone was expecting it to be an uphill attack from two-time Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar to decide the Milan-San Remo race.
Turned out it was a risky, high-speed downhill attack from Matej Mohorič, another Slovenian rider, that proved to be the winning move in the spring classic on Saturday.
NICE, France (AP) — Former Tour de France runner-up Primoz Roglic won the Paris-Nice race for the first time while British rider Simon Yates clinched the eighth and final stage on Sunday after a fierce attack.
LEUVEN, Belgium (AP) — Julian Alaphilippe confirmed his reputation as one of cycling's greatest showmen with another bold display of attacking flair that helped him win a second straight gold medal at the road world championship on Sunday.
BRUGGE, Belgium (AP) — Defending champion Filippo Ganna of Italy shattered home fans' hopes of a 1-2 for their riders and retained the men’s time trial title on Sunday to secure back-to-back gold medals at the road world championships.
OYAMA, Japan (AP) — Richard Carapaz climbed onto the medal stand and locked arms with Wout van Aert on his right and Tadej Pogacar to his left, the diminutive Ecuadoran rider dwarfed by two of the giants of modern cycling.
Wout van Aert had just concluded one of the most remarkable performances of anyone in the Tour de France with a thrilling sprint victory on the Champs-Elysees in Paris when he was asked about his Olympic ambitions.
SAINT-EMILION, France (AP) — There was no drama this time, and Tadej Pogacar is all but guaranteed to win a second straight Tour de France.
The defending champion from Slovenia just needed to play it safe in Saturday's time trial to put the finishing touches to his summer triumph and retain his yellow jersey.
ANDORRA LA VELLA, Andorra (AP) — Sepp Kuss couldn't suppress a wide grin as he raced toward the finish line to become the first American in 10 years to win a stage at the Tour de France.
Just before winning Sunday’s grueling 15th stage, Kuss threw his sunglasses into the crowd and put his arms in the air before covering his face, succumbing to emotion and exhaustion.
MALAUCENE, France (AP) — Winning the Ventoux stage at cycling's biggest race is a rare and celebrated feat.
No wonder a champion like Wout Van Aert, with multiple titles across the sport's most prestigious events, felt like he posted his best victory ever after mastering the daunting and grueling mountain twice in the same day at the Tour de France on Wednesday.
VALENCE, France (AP) — Mark Cavendish's fairy tale at the Tour de France is a never-ending story.
Only months after he contemplated retirement, the 36-year-old British veteran is now just one win away from tying Eddy Merckx’s record haul of 34 stage wins at cycling’s biggest race.
LE CREUSOT, France (AP) — On the eve of the Tour de France's first Alpine stage, the standings were given a serious shakeup.
After the longest stage on the Tour in 21 years on Friday, 2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic was out of contention.
VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — Wout van Aert beat Tom Pidcock in a photo finish at the Amstel Gold Race on Sunday, while Marianne Vos accelerated away from Demi Vollering and Annemiek van Vleuten from a reduced bunch to win the women's edition...