Rainy weather that made a shambles of the women's race led organizers to neutralize the final circuits of the Tour de France
The Italian was driven early by dreams of becoming a pro cyclist, and his progression through the ranks has been a slow, steady one
Though Porte struggled throughout the 2014 Tour, Sky boss Brailsford thinks he has the ability and leadership skills to captain a grand-tour campaign
Kittel claims his fourth stage win of this Tour on the Champs-Élysées as Nibali crosses safely with the bunch to confirm his overall title
The German speedster collected four victories in the 2013 Tour de France
Graham Watson is on hand for the finale to the 2012 Vuelta a España
Contador leads an all-Spanish podium as Degenkolb takes his fifth stage win
Peter Sagan burst down the middle of the road in the final 150 meters to blow past a fading Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre-ISD) and Daniele Bennati (Leopard-Trek) to round out a superb Vuelta that also included two wins in the first half of the race.
Contador's young teammates finished the Tour with a strong time trial. Andy Hood talks to him in Paris.
Inside the 2011 Tour de France with John Wilcockson: Cadel Evans’ triumph caps nearly a century of Aussies tackling the Tour
For Australians, Cadel Evans’ time-trial trouncing of the Schleck brothers on Saturday to clinch a first Tour de France victory for his country was one of those “where were you when” moments.
After Cadel Evans won the Tour de France Sunday, wearing a champion's yellow over the black and red of BMC Racing on the Champs-Élysées, BMC owner Andy Rihs called his victory honorable – and a world apart from Floyd Landis’ since-overturned victory for his Phonak squad in 2006.
Eleven North Americans started the 2011 Tour de France and 10 of them made it to Paris — although one of them used a body double.
Cadel Evans credits Miguel Indurain for inspiration and says his victory is for Australia.
Alberto Contador says he's through with the Giro d'Italia, but not with the Tour de France.
George Hincapie is proud of his record-tying 16 Tours and having played a role in nine victories.
Graham Watson captures the drama of the finale in Paris.
Sprint king Mark Cavendish (HTC-Highroad) became only the second Briton to step onto the Tour de France podium after securing the green jersey with his fifth stage win of this year's race on the final day.
1. Mark Cavendish, HTC-Highroad, 2h 27' 02" 2. Boasson Hagen Edvald, Sky Procycling, s.t. 3. André Greipel, Omega Pharma-Lotto, s.t. 4. Tyler Farrar, Team Garmin-Cervélo, s.t. 5. Fabian Cancellara, Team Leopard-Trek, s.t.
Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team) became the first Australian to win the 2011 Tour de France on Sunday as Mark Cavendish (HTC-Highroad) took the final stage on the Champs-Élysées.
Breakfast with Bernie on the last stage of the 2011 Tour de France.
Gregg Bleakney leaves the photo pit and wanders around the piazza in Milan as the 2011 Giro d'Italia comes to a close.
Alberto Contador’s face didn’t give anything away Sunday as Giro organizers played a wrong Spanish national anthem associated with Franco’s fascist regime during Sunday’s post-race celebration.
1. David Millar (GBR), Garmin-Cervélo 2. Alex Rasmussen (DEN), HTC-Highroad, at 7 3. Alberto Contador Velasco (ESP), SaxoBank-Sungard, at 36 4. Richie Porte (AUS), SaxoBank-Sungard, at 43 5. Yaroslav Popovych (UKR), Team RadioShack, at 55
MILAN, Italy (VN) ─ The 2011 Giro d'Italia was called by some the hardest in years. Going into Sunday's final stage, 159 survivors were lining up for the final act into Milano.
When I described the course of the Giro’s final time trial to my cab driver as we drove from my hotel to the Milan central train station, “That’s horrendous! I’m going to stay home that day; there’s no point to even taking my taxi out!”