Wout van Aert turns sour after questions over performance: 'I don’t even want to answer this question, it's such a shit question.'
Jonas Vingegaard finishes second to all but wrap up the overall victory ahead of Sunday's final stage in Paris.
Caleb Ewan is first at 13h05 (CET), while Jonas Vingegaard rolls down the ramp as the last rider at 17h00 (CET).
Tour de France stage 20 preview: GC riders and time trial specialists alike to leave it all out on the roads
Fast, technical TT unlikely to change yellow jersey, but Vingegaard and Pogačar will go deep.
Here's where things stand in the races for yellow, green, white, and KoM jerseys after 19 stages of this year's Tour.
Green jersey Van Aert drops the climbers in Tour's mountain stage: 'It was a good test to know if I can target the maillot jaune one day.'
Niermann responds to criticism of team's green and yellow jersey plans and lauds Vingegaard as 'the best climber in the world right now.'
Jonas Vingegaard waited for Tadej Pogačar after a last-descent crash and then widened his grip on the yellow jersey.
Jumbo-Visma's green machine mathematically safe in points classification after stage 17 intermediate sprint. If he completes race, he’ll win his first 'maillot vert.'
Michael Matthews beating climbers in the mountains, Wout Van Aert able to win everywhere: versatility means more chances for success than ever before.
Tour de France takes new tilt as UAE Emirates and Jumbo-Visma go six-on-six in tense battle between Vingegaard and Pogačar.
Jonas Vingegaard survives with race lead intact after crashing with 56k to go.
Stuart O’Grady likens Wout van Aert to Eddy Merckx, talks Tour de France green jersey and Caleb Ewan
'Every stage is like a mini World Cup race. It’s so intense. That’s great for the sport and for the viewers but it makes it hard work for the pure sprinters,' says Australian.
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'I compare myself to Pogačar to Wout, these guys, they are both older than me, and more experienced. But I am ambitious and I have big ambitions,' says British rider.
The Belgian suffered a puncture while riding to his team bus after the Col du Granon finish on stage 11 and gave away his green jersey to a fan who helped him.
Tour de France: Fabio Jakobsen says it will be tough to beat Wout van Aert in green jersey competition
The Dutchman says that the stage he's fearing the most is the stage 12 summit finish on Alpe d'Huez.
In this column, we look at the power numbers of Wout Van Aert, Tadej Pogačar, Neilson Powless, and more at the Tour de France.
Astana-Qazaqstan in last as such teams as Jumbo-Visma and UAE Team Emirates dominate the list.
'To be second to Wout is not too bad,' Matthews takes consolation after second runner-up spot this week.
In the five stages Van Aert has contested, he has won two and finished second in the other three.
'For sure it's a little bit disappointing but third is great.' Pogačar can't complete team leadout in stage 8 sprint but extends GC lead over Vingegaard.
Pogačar crosses line third and extends GC lead.
The day's battle will be between a breakaway and the climbing sprinters in the bunch.
The BikeExchange-Jayco DS believes that Michael Matthews could have beaten Tadej Pogačar if he was positioned better in uphill finale.
Catch up on the day’s action here
Slovenian on moving into the yellow jersey after surprise sprint victory in Longwy
American Tour rookie impressed after breakaway with Wout van Aert: 'I've never been ridden out of the wheel like that before.'
Day-long escape is a 'nice way to honour yellow jersey' for protagonist of the Tour’s first week.
'I don’t know what to say. He’s taking the piss isn’t he,' Ineos rider says after the Belgian makes a long-range attack on stage 6.
The longest stage could deliver some real sparks with a steep uphill finale that will guarantee tension until the end.
Simon Clarke wins as Tadej Pogačar gains time
The Belgian retained his yellow jersey by a slim margin after a rollercoaster day for the Dutch squad.
'All I was thinking about was the stage win,' says Powless who pulls into second overall on GC.
Van Aert, Roglič crash while Vingegaard has multiple bike changes after a puncture. Roglič dislocates shoulder but is set to continue race.
The yellow jersey crashes with 96km to go.
Jakobsen: 'Obviously I realize that he [Dylan] and his family also went through hard times. I’ve got a lot of respect for that.'
Jumbo-Visma not risking repeat of buckled wheels seen under Wout van Aert and Christophe Laporte at Paris-Roubaix this April.
Alpecin-Decuninck come up short in the first three sprint stages, shifting hopes to their superstar.
A brief but brutal flurry of action over the Côte du Cap Blanc-Nez gives early indicators ahead of crueller climbs to come.
Tour de Hoody: Sepp Kuss defends his team's ambitious goals of the yellow jersey, green jersey, and stage wins.
Van Aert launched by impressive Jumbo-Visma team
Versatile Belgian ace talks staying patient after his second places and Jumbo-Visma’s opportunity to attack the cobbles.
'Then I saw him and I also heard them laughing behind me,' say Belgian rider.
BikeExchange-Jayco fast man was the only big-name sprinter dropped on stage 4.
Primož Roglič: Wout van Aert is ‘half human, half motor’ after unbelievable Tour de France stage win
Belgian rider drops the best climbers in the world, holds off the chase from the peloton but Roglič shows rare weakness.
Jumbo-Visma lights up race on final climb to distance sprinters and unleash yellow jersey for stunning stage win.
'Everyone within a minute has a chance ... 20 seconds in a Roubaix stage is not much:' Van der Poel spies yellow prize at end of Arenberg pavé.
Richard Plugge asks fans to respect riders as Tour returns to France.
The peloton will be braced for a tricky first day in France on Tuesday.
Peloton whisked off in Sunday evening flight while mechanics and sport directors trundle back to France in long drive.
Final day in Denmark finishes with a flourish as Groenewegen, Van Aert, Philipsen and Sagan lead mass gallop.
Groenewegen wins for the first time at Tour since 2019: 'This means a lot to me after all that happened.'
No celebrating second this time for Jumbo-Visma star: 'It's the first big disappointment.'
'I cannot judge, we have a jury for that,' Sagan said after finishing fourth in stage 3.
By-the-books bunch sprint stage sees pile up at 10km to go, leaving Bahrain-Victorious and EF Education-EasyPost captains losing time.
Another bunch sprint is expected in the final of three stages across Denmark.
Catch up on the sprint thrills and crash spills from the opening road stage of the 2022 Tour de France.
Belgian superstar never gives up and comes away with the maillot jaune: 'If you keep fighting, you get the rewards sooner or later.'
Winds don't blow right for splits on huge Great Belt bridges but huge crash in final three kilometers could cause issues for days to come.
The Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl journeyman played giant-killer Friday on wet roads to beat back the best in the world.
Van Aert beats back theories that Lampaert had advantage of drying roads after seeing countryman blast past his provisional best time.
Tour de France stage 1: Yves Lampaert goes faster than favorites for shock stage win and yellow jersey
Tadej Pogačar makes huge ride to finish third on the stage and set the tone on title defense as Lampaert surprises the specialists for victory.
With the yellow jersey up for grabs and potential significant time gaps, tension will be sky high across the swath of the peloton.
'Ewan has to take something out of this Tour, otherwise it’s starting to look like a really disastrous season for him,' says former green jersey king.
Jumbo-Visma duo says arriving to the Alps with all GC options fully intact is key in bid to derail Tadej Pogačar.
Questions remain over the Belgian's knee injury heading into the Tour de France.
Officials confirmed to VeloNews Van Aert is 'good to go' and hopefuly 'ready to be in the mix for the first Tour jerseys' after knee knock last week.
Quick-Step boss questions knee injury keeping Wout van Aert from Belgian nationals as Jumbo-Visma Tour riders steer clear of racing.
The 27-year-old will miss the defense of his national road race title after injuring his knee during a training ride.
Jumbo-Visma set to stagger Tour de France lineup reveal due to COVID-19 situation.
'I want to fully focus on stage victories,' says Dutch rider.
The battle for the green jersey between Peter Sagan, Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel could be one for the ages.
Bettiol shrugs off embarrassment after thinking he won stage 2 of Tour de Suisse: ‘My friends will all be joking with me today and tomorrow.’
Belgian star will be chasing stage wins and the green points jersey as Jumbo-Visma tries to finally win yellow jersey at the Tour.
Jumbo-Visma takes control of classification with Roglič and Vingegaard, overnight race-leader Van Aert gapped near summit of second HC climb.