Groupama-FDJ splits into three groups for final training camps, with Tour unit based in northern Alps.
French directors believe tensions in Team Ineos could open opportunities for rivals to exploit.
Frenchman to follow light pre-Tour de France schedule to save bullets for challenge at Vuelta a España in fall.
This year’s climb-riddled Tour appears perfectly suited for the 30-year-old hopeful.
Renewal of Pinot, Démare, Gaudu, and Küng gives French team options for short and long term.
Démare, Küng and Gaudu also extend in long-term deals as French teams continue to invest in future.
Dumoulin, Bardet, Pinot speak of anti-doping drought as coronavirus mitigation measures slow testing.
Cracks begin to show in pro peloton after six weeks in lockdown.
After abandoning 2019 Tour with injury, Pinot and team management are ready to put past behind them and focus on future.
A 2020 Tour de France short on time trials and packed with surprises leaves French GC hopefuls motivated to raise their nation's hopes.
2020 sees an atypical Tour route packed with opportunities and risks for the GC riders - and here are five stages that could prove crucial.
Bernal adroitly steered clear of a worlds course that doesn't suit him and now he's taking aim at Lombardia to close out his spectacular season
Egan Bernal won the Tour de France, but for a few stages, it appeared that Thibaut Pinot was poised for victory. Shane Stokes examines what such an outcome would have meant for pro cycling, and argues that both the race and the sport would have been boosted by a Pinot victory in Paris.
Pinot vows to return to the Tour de France next year to make amends for his tearful departure
Weather turned the Tour de France upside Friday and not in ways that will please anyone. But, as Andrew Hood writes, that's simply part of the sport.
On one of the wildest day's of racing in recent Tour history, the race was upended, first by Pinot's abandonment, then by the weather-shortened stage.
French hero Alaphilippe is becoming a bigger problem by the day for the top favorites as the Tour enters its final battleground. And Pinot packs the punch that should worry all the other would-be winners.
Australian journalist Rupert Guinness speaks with five international colleagues about the Tour thus far, the biggest stories in each journalist's home country, and how the race will play out in the final week.
The Pyrenees shook up the Tour de France's overall standings. Who is the strongest? How can Thibaut Pinot or Geraint Thomas win?
A combination of factors has transformed this year's Tour de France into one of the most unpredictable and engaging in decades.
Though he carries the yellow jersey into the Tour's final rest day, Alaphilippe realizes how hard it is going to be to win the Tour de France.
After putting costly time losses behind him, Pinot is a riding a wave of momentum after three stellar days across the Pyrénées to surge back into contention for the yellow jersey
Across France, cycling fans and pundits are beginning to believe that Julian Alaphilippe is the man to end the country's 34-year drought at the Tour de France
With a French one-two at the top of the Tourmalet, it seems the home fans got that little bit closer to seeing something they’ve been waiting 34 years for: a French rider capable of winning the Tour de France’s yellow jersey.
Thibaut Pinot took the blame for his disastrous ride during Monday's stage 10. "I have a bit of anger about what happened yesterday," he says
Stage 10 dished up chaos, as five of the top GC riders were caught out in the crosswinds. Van Aert sprinted to the win from a reduced lead group.
After powerful performances in the key stages of the Tour so far, team boss says there's 'no limit' to what Pinot can achieve.
French fans are celebrating Bastille Day with Alaphilippe in the yellow jersey and Pinot moving up.
Top riders Thibaut Pinot and Marcel Kittel blast their former teammate who was ensnared in recent doping sting in Austria.
The 28-year-old raced to victory in the season's final monument over the weekend.
Frenchman caps a rollercoaster season with his "most beautiful victory"
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The Frenchman said he is using the Vuelta as a springboard to getting into top form for the worlds road race.
Two of the riders chasing overall victory at the Vuelta a España lost nearly two minutes in Thursday's crosswinds.
Pinot will lead Groupama-FDJ at the Vuelta, and he'll ride on with the team into 2019 and 2020.
After failing to keep Chris Froome's long attack in check, defending Giro champ Tom Dumoulin has only a single climbing stage left.
Thibaut Pinot says pink jersey Simon Yates is “untouchable” as Giro heads into final gauntlet of mountain stages.
RCS sport released the preliminary start list for the race, which will begin May 4 in Jerusalem.
French WorldTour team FDJ will be Groupama-FDJ in 2018, boosting its budget 30 percent to 20 million euro on a three-year deal.
Frenchman Thibaut Pinot is thrilled with his Giro debut, and he's holding out hope for a miracle in Sunday's decisive time trial.
France's Thibaut Pinot could be an underrated favorite to win the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey as a strong climber and time trial rider.
Thibaut Pinot is a popular rider among the Giro d'Italia contenders. With his good form and climbing talent, he is an outright favorite.
Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC) won the second stage of the Tour of the Alps, which was shortened by 40km due to heavy snowfall on Tuesday.
The "Race of the Two Seas" kicks off Wednesday with a team time trial and runs through March 14.
Thibaut Pinot, 26, finished third in the 2014 Tour de France but has never raced the Giro.
Thibaut Pinot was impressed and intimidated by the show of force by Team Sky and Movistar in Tour de France stage 5.
Already wearing the leader's jersey, Thibaut Pinot claimed the queen stage at the Critérium International to wrap up the overall title
Quintana's strong attack on the Tour's final mountain climb is not enough to overcome Froome's GC lead
Froome is in the driver's seat with just four days of hard racing across the Alps; here's what his rivals can do to beat him
The 15.9km descent of the Col d'Allos could see riders press their luck and attack off the front
Andrew Hood takes a look at what's worth remembering, and forgetting, at the Tour through the opening nine stages
The "Fab Four" could have plenty of company as they contend for the yellow jersey in France next month, writes Andrew Hood
Tom Dumoulin wins the final time trial but Simon Spilak finishes second to snatch the overall victory from Thibaut Pinot
Thibaut Pinot delivers a brilliant performance on the day's final above-category climb to win the day and claim the yellow leader's jersey