Tour de France Newswire

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  1. Dennis keen to test his Grand Tour credentials at the 2017 Giro d'ItaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cycling News

    The first time the Tour Down Under finished in Paracombe, it was Rohan Dennis taking the win and setting up his GC victory Rohan Dennis is hoping to have a protected role within the BMC squad at the 2017 Giro d'Italia as he continues to test his ability in stage races and develop into a Grand Tour rider. The 26-year-old Australian won the opening time trial and wore the yellow jersey at the 2015 Tour de France but is hesitant about returning to the Tour in 2017, preferring to make his debut in Italy in May alongside expected BMC team leader Tejay van Garderen.

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  2. Thomas: I've got to take a risk with my race programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cycling News

    After several years of riding the Tour de France in the service of others, Geraint Thomas is ready to embark on the next phase of his career, with the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana both viable options in 2017. As the 30-year-old tells Cyclingnews from his home in Monaco, next year is all about specialising in one single area of his broad skill-set and, most importantly, taking a risk with a new race programme and new set of challenges.

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  3. Stefan Schumacher signs for Kuwait-Cartucho.esRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cycling News

    ... Continental team Christina Jewelry Pro Cycling. After an extensive sporting career, with victories in the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, Amstel Gold Race and the Tour de Pologne, the German riders will be one of the pillars in the Asian and Spanish ...

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  4. Talented Mitchel Fitzsimons takes out the novice Tour of ManawatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Timaru Herald

    ... at Ruapuna Raceway, Christchurch. Fitzsimons appears to be on a well worn path following the likes of Tour de France rider Shane Archbold and former world champions Dylan Kennett and Marc Ryan, who all represented New Zealand after getting their ...

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  5. Kristoff believes he and Boasson Hagen can work together at Norwegian WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    ... befell Kristoff during 2016, whether it be illness during the Classics, or insufficient training ahead of the Tour de France that was the cause. He finished the season with 13 victories but none of them was at WorldTour level. Kristoff is honest in ...

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  6. Rolland to target stages in Giro d'Italia, Tour de France in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Cycling News

    Pierre Rolland has decided to set aside his ambitions for Grand Tour overall classifications, and only target stage wins in the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in 2017, according to France Bleu . Rolland was tipped as his country's main hopeful to be the first native winner of the Tour de France since Bernard Hinault when he won the best young rider classification in 2011 and then made the top 10 the following year.

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  7. Dumoulin, Van der Breggen and Ligtlee nominated for Dutch sports awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Cycling News

    ... at the Giro Rosa. Dumoulin took silver in the Olympic time trial, despite suffering a broken wrist at the Tour de France just a few weeks earlier. The Dutchman won two stages of the Tour before his accident.The first came in a dramatic stage to ...

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  8. Team Sky doctor Palfreeman says 'functional dehydration' could help Froome climb quickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Cycling News

    ... 2007 Froome's debut season as a professional and 2012 when he finished second behind Bradley Wiggins at the Tour de France , Froome dropped from 75 to 67 kilos. It says that despite the weight loss, Froome was able to maintain the same relative ...

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  9. Close contest as riders hit the heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Border Mail

    NO TIME FOR SIGHTSEEING: The 23rd Tour of Bright ends with a 58 kilometre ascent of Mount Hotham on Sunday. Hundreds of competitors took part in the annual event, likened to a Tour de France for club racers.

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  10. Tour coming homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | The Daily Star

    You have watched the Tour de France. You have probably even watched the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a Espana.

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  11. Durbridge looking to continue Classics progression in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | Cycling News

    ... the main aim of the spring, Durbridge will also focus on getting back to his best against the clock with the Tour de France stage 1 time trial set as his second major season ambition. "I would say it was a good classics season, as obviously I didn't ...

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  12. Hayman believes Matthews move to Sunweb is for green jersey ambitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Cycling News

    ... is very ambitious, and one of the things he will probably want to have a go at is that green jersey at the Tour de France," Hayman told the Sydney Morning Herald . Hayman and Matthews have been teammates at Orica-GreenEdge, now Orica-BikeExchange , ...

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  13. Katusha-Alpecin roll out 2017 jersey - GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Cycling News

    ... improve on his own results." Ilnur Zakarin continues as the team's Grand Tour hopeful after stage wins at the Tour de France and Paris-Nice, and holding a near podium position before crashing out of the Giro d'Italia. He is expecting to target the ...

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  14. Tour de Yorkshire organisers unveil 'challenging' 2017 routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Andover Advertiser

    ... a total of 3,517 metres of climbing. The third edition of the race, a legacy of the 2014 Grand Depart of the Tour de France, will begin on April 28 with a 173km stage from Bridlington to Scarborough's North Bay. A day later, the peloton will tackle ...

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  15. Revealed: Full route for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle raceRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Hebdenbridge Today

    ... a total of 3,517 metres of climbing. The third edition of the race , a legacy of the 2014 Grand Depart of the Tour de France, will begin on April 28 with a 173km stage from Bridlington to Scarborough's North Bay. A day later, the peloton will tackle ...

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  16. Tour de Yorkshire coming back to the region next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Wharfedale Observer

    ... Riders will start at Bradford City Park before heading into Saltaire. The action then briefly joins the 2014 Tour de France route at Burley-in-Wharfedale before passing the majestic Bolton Abbey and into the Yorkshire Dales. Skipton is the next town ...

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  17. Revealed: 2017 Tour de Yorkshire stage finish for HarrogateRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Wetherby News

    Stage two of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Tadcaster, taking in Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge and Ripon before finishing in Harrogate. The 2017 race will mark the third year of the event, building on the huge success of Yorkshire's hosting of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart.

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  18. Chris Froome reveals fears he broke his back after crashing in Tour de FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Age

    Defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome has revealed he spent a night in hospital and feared he had fractured a vertebrae after crashing into a motorbike on the 12th stage this year. The three-time Tour de France winner remarkably powered through pain after scans cleared him of major damage to go on and win the famous race.

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  19. Tour de France winner Chris Froome ready to tackle Snowy Mountains for L'Etape JindabyneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Age

    Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is used to fending off attacks from the peloton in the Alps, but is he prepared for an emu ambush at Jindabyne? Froome launched the L'Etape cycling event on Friday morning as cyclists converge on the Snowy Mountain region to get a taste of what it's like to compete in the world's biggest cycling race. Britain's Chris Froome runs after he crashed at the end of the twelfth stage of the Tour de France.

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  20. Matthews unafraid of change as he leaves Orica for Team SunwebRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Cycling News

    ... bruised and disappointed . He came back to finish fifth at the Amstel Gold Race and won the stage of the Tour de France to Revel ahead of Peter Sagan but 2016 proved to be a season of suffering. "Things started off really well with me winning the ...

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