'It's a super exciting course': French climber hails 2023 Tour's mountain-packed opening phase and the return of Puy de Dôme.
Frenchman says his 2022 was good but that it lacked a 'sparkle' it might have had without his Giro d'Italia abandon.
'I just do what I do': Ferrand-Prevot keeps on switching disciplines and winning bike races at Sunday's mountain bike marathon.
Two-time defending champion ready to race to help French teammates defend the stripes: 'I'd be even happier if one of my colleagues wins.'
Arensman embarks on 'voyage of discovery' with first full grand tour leadership role.
Here's where things stand in the races for yellow, green, white, and KoM jerseys after 19 stages of this year's Tour.
Adam Yates and Tom Pidcock drop down the overall standings as Romain Bardet bounces back to sixth overall.
Dropped on Mur de Péguère, Team DSM leader falls from fourth to ninth overall after stage 16 sufferings.
Six of the top-10 placings changed in the first of three climbing stages in the Pyrénées.
Team DSM pushes back on perceived notion that Bardet could come unstuck in penultimate stage TT of Tour de France.
The last time France had a winless Tour was 1999. It’s not too late to triumph and there’s plenty of reasons behind it. Gaudu, Bardet and Madiot chime in.
'The race is still very much on,' vows DSM. But is Bardet backed against two conflicting battles ahead of the Tour's final week?
Frenchman finishes 19 seconds behind fellow challengers, limiting his losses by riding at his own rhyhthm.
Team DSM leader up to second overall and happy to be back in the GC game for first time since 2018.
Romain Bardet relishing Tour de France Alpine assault: ‘This is where the first hierarchy will take shape’
DSM climber captain keeps open playbook as he heads toward high ground in range of a GC top-three.
The Frenchman is still in the top 10 overall at the end of the first week despite coming into the Tour de France with stage win ambitions.
More worry following Martin departure as riders talk about testing and their concerns.
Romain Bardet, David Gaudu survive cobbles and emerge from GC pack on the Super Planche shakeout to sit poised for podium push.
French star returns to Tour for first time since 2020 unsure of form but all set for aggression.
No spot for Søren Kragh Andersen as team send five Tour de France debutants to the race.
Can Bardet stop the Slovenians? DSM captain returns to home tour after lighting up Giro before being sidelined with sickness.
The Frenchman left the Giro d'Italia in the second week after falling sick.
Giro di Hoody: The French climber seemed poised for more in this Giro d'Italia, and the race will miss his elegant, attacking style in the final week.
DSM captain forced to quit the race due to illness that had affected him for two days. 'We gave it a go, but it just wasn’t possible,' says Matt Winston
It was a real tug-of-war between the sprinters and the breakaway in the 2022 Giro's last chance for a mass gallop.
Team DSM’s bet on Dainese pays off at Giro d’Italia: ‘We knew Alberto has the talent, he just needed a clear run’
Matt Winston explains how Team DSM’s focus on consistency in the sprints was the key to Dainese’s breakout Giro victory.
Team DSM’s French leader won’t be letting his guard down on the less challenging stages during the Giro’s second week as he bids to maintain his GC push.
Bahrain-Victorious star shakes off crashes, mishaps to rise to the top at Blockhaus: 'I'd love to grab the pink jersey, and it would be a dream to have it, even if just for one day.'
Ineos Grenadiers applied the pressure on the Blockhaus summit but Carapaz finds company from Landa and Bardet.
Australian takes the stage win on a key GC day that sees Simon Yates drop out of contention.
Rising Dutch star learning from French foil in final season before shift to Ineos Grenadiers in 2023.
'For sure we'll see a big battle between GC riders.' Buzzsaw-shaped stage packs potential for ambush, attack, and sending sprinters out the back.
Team DSM star braces for next major GC tussle: ‘There could be some big gaps there.’
‘We have something to build on.’ Bardet comes out of Budapest test in range and looking for more in pink jersey push.
From Carapaz to Carthy, Andy Schleck rates 10 potential contenders for the Giro d'Italia.
Hot off his first GC win in nearly a decade, the French star is ready to take a run at the final podium at the Giro d'Italia.
From Budapest to Verona, here are the pink jersey favorites, the key stages, the traps and opportunities to open the 2022 grand tour racing season.
Romain Bardet, Jérémy Cabot, and Rigoberto Urán recall horror pile-up, call for collective responsibility for safety in the peloton.
Romain Bardet: ‘Julian Alaphilippe couldn’t move, he couldn’t breathe’ following Liège-Bastogne-Liège crash
'He felt conscious but he couldn’t really talk. I really hope that he’s OK,' Bardet says after coming to Alaphilippe's aid.
'We go to the race with a well-balanced team where we can cover all bases,' says Matt Winston.
Pinot and Bardet end years of hurt with stage win and GC victory at Tour of the Alps to rekindle hopes of long-expecting French fans.
French climber hopes to race under the radar until late-race podium surge in the Dolomites.
The Frenchman is planning to ride two grand tours in 2022 but he doesn't know yet which ones he will do.
Zwift Academy winner is making strong impression in his grand tour debut, and delivers gutsy comeback following high-speed crash in stage 14.
Bardet wins out of 18-strong breakaway, GC battle simmers ahead of another tough mountain stage Sunday.
Kenny Elissonde takes over lead after late-race crash splits bunch with about 11km to go.
VN news ticker: Kyle Murphy of Rally Cycling wins Volta a Portugal stage 2, Quinn Simmons to make grand tour debut at Vuelta a España
Here's the news making headlines for Friday, August 6.
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Egan Bernal, Mikel Landa, Romain Bardet, Aleksandr Vlasov among heavyweight startlist revving their engines in Burgos this week.
Here's the news making the headlines on Tuesday, June 8.
From Damiano Caruso 'realizing a dream' to Bernal 'managing a difficult situation,' here's what the stars said after Giro's final mountain test.
Bernal limits losses as Caruso makes long-range move. He now holds 1:59 lead on GC with just one stage remaining.
Wednesday's stage to Sega di Ala provided a dramatic finale and another shake-up in the overall standings.
Riders can still win and lose a lot during the last five days of the Giro d'Italia with podium places at stake.
The race descended into mystery as television cameras cut out – so what do the riders have to say about what happened?
Egan Bernal continues his assault on the overall classification, Romain Bardet in the ascendancy and Remco Evenepoel tumbles out of GC fight.
Romain Bardet excited about 'new adventure' as he sets off for Giro d'Italia debut.
Can lightning strike twice for João Almeida? Is it too late for Vincenzo Nibali? And can Mikel Landa finally deliver? Here's what the stars say ahead of the Giro d'Italia.
Giro d'Italia stars rev engines, Chris Froome and Thibaut Pinot need to confirm, Dan Martin on the pivot – there's a lot to watch in the Alps this week.
VN news ticker: Kasia Niewiadoma extends with Canyon-SRAM, Romain Sicard retires, Bernal to skip Tour of the Alps
Here's what's making the headlines on Friday, April 9.
VN news ticker: Jumbo-Visma boss hopeful for Tom Dumoulin return, David Dekker continues to impress in WorldTour debut
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Five-time Tour de France winner still doesn't see a French winner anytime soon.
Frenchman is looking to tear up the script and start over after two disappointing seasons with Ag2r-La Mondiale.
Veteran manager Vincent Lavenu isn't giving up on yellow jersey quest despite signings of Greg Van Avermaet and Bob Jungels for 2021.
In today's Active Pass roundtable, one reader wants to know whether Romain Bardet will fit in at Sunweb. Another reader guesses which GC star will grab the final Tour de France podium spot in Paris.
MRI scan confirms Bardet was concussed in crash before riding on to the finish of stage 13.
Medical staff with the Tour de France said Romain Bardet passed initial tests for a head injury after his fall on Friday. Bardet later abandoned the race citing a possible concussion.
French hopes for a Tour de France victory were dissolved on Friday as the country's best riders both faltered.
According to the team, Bardet hit his head when he crashed during the stage.
The 2020 Tour de France's GC reshuffled again after Friday's stage 13 to Puy Mary. Egan Bernal faltered, Tadej Pogačar flew, and France's hopes of yellow went ka-pow. Here's how the GC stars fared in the battle in the Massif Central.
The GC battle is still quite tight at the 2020 Tour de France after 11 stages. How could Nairo Quintana, Tadej Pogačar, Romain Bardet, and other contenders win? We offer a pathway for each rider's victory.
Can one of France's current riders ever win the Tour de France? And how has the racing shutdown impacted tactics at the 2020 Tour de France? Let's roundtable!
With Pinot and Alaphilippe out of contention, nation's yellow jersey hopes rest on pair of dark horses.