Tour de France Newswire (Page 9)

Tour de France Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tour de France. (Page 9)

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  1. Dutch heatwave no sweat for flying DennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    A heatwave was no sweat for Tour de France stage one winner Rohan Dennis on Saturday as the Australian blasted round the 13.8-kilometre individual time trial like greased lightning. The BMC Racing Team rider outclassed some of the pre-stage favourites to claim the yellow jersey, clocking an astonishing 55.446 kph average speed -- a new Tour record.

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  2. Tour de France: Rohan Dennis wins first stage in record speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Rohan Dennis won the first stage of the Tour de France in record speed in the individual time trial Saturday, while defending Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali gained some precious time on his main rivals. Dennis powered along the 14-kilometer flat and windy urban circuit through cycling-mad Utrecht in 14 minutes, 56 seconds.

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  3. Boom blames asthma inhaler for low cortisol levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    The Tour de France hadn't even started and already there was a hint of the absurd. Just after midnight on Saturday, half an hour after the UCI had already issued a statement confirming that it was too late for Astana to replace Lars Boom in its nine-man selection, the team's two press officers distributed a batch of photocopied statements to the journalists who had assembled outside the lobby of the Carlton President Hotel on the outskirts of Utrecht.

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  4. Dennis aiming to keep hold of yellow jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Rohan Dennis vowed to keep hold of the yellow jersey for as long as possible after winning the Tour de France's opening stage. Australia's Rohan Dennis competes in a 13.8 km individual time-trial, the first stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 4, 2015, in Utrecht, The Netherlands The 25-year-old Australian upset two former world timetrial champions in Tony Martin and Fabian Cancellara to take victory in the 13.8km race against the clock in Utrecht on Saturday.

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  5. Tour de France shorts: Dumoulin disappoints home crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    The Dutch crowd expected a lot from their home rider Tom Dumoulin at the Tour de France Grand Dpart. The 24-year-old made a lot of progress this season, recently beating Fabian Cancellara twice against the clock at the Tour de Suisse.

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  6. Tour de France: Near miss for Martin in UtrechtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    Five seconds, that's what separated Tony Martin from winner Rohan Dennis , who grabbed the victory in the opening time trial of the 2015 Tour de France. Before the race Martin said that the 13.8km Utrecht time trial was a unique opportunity to grab the maillot jaune, a jersey the 30-year-old hasn't been able to take on just yet.

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  7. Pinot springs surprise as Bardet struggles in Tour de France time trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    It was a tale of two time trials for the young French favourites. The opening day of the Tour de France in Utrecht could hardly have gone any better for Thibaut Pinot , who sprung something of a surprise by posting a quicker time than all of the other overall contenders, as he placed 18th on the stage, just 41 seconds down on winner Rohan Dennis .

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  8. Tour de France: Next challenge for Rohan Dennis after time trial win - show he can climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    By producing a brilliant ride to win the stage one time trial of the Tour de France, take the race leader's yellow jersey and declare - and not for the first time - that his career ambition is to win a grand tour overall, Rohan Dennis created a massive immediate challenge for himself. Not that the 25 year-old Australian will baulk at showing after his success in Saturday's 13.8km time trial in the Dutch city of Utrecht, that he has the climbing prowess he will need to if he is to challenge for a win in the Giro d'Italia, Tour or Vuelta a Espana.

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  9. Dennis dazzles with fastest ever Tour de France time trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    He had worn yellow in the Critrium du Dauphin and set a previous UCI Hour Record earlier this year but Rohan Dennis moved into a new league on Saturday with a time trial demonstration in the Tour de France that left former world champions Tony Martin and Fabian Cancellara floundering around the Utrecht. To illustrate the magnitude of Dennis's ride in Utrecht, his time of 14:56 over the 13.8km course was the fastest individual time trial in Tour de France history, eclipsing Greg LeMond's record from 1989.

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  10. Tour de France 2015: Rohan Dennis dons yellow in Utrecht heatwaveRead the original story

    Yesterday | WMAL-AM Washington

    Australia's Rohan Dennis set a pace as blisteringly hot as the sweltering heatwave in the Dutch city of Utrecht to don the first yellow jersey of the 2015 Tour de France with a record-breaking ride. The BMC rider upset more fancied contenders to clock 14 minutes 56 seconds for the 13.8km individual time trial, his average speed of 55.45kph, the fastest in Tour history for a stage of this type.

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  11. Tour de France: Dennis takes yellow jersey after first stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    Rohan Dennis of Australia and BMC Racing Team wears the yellow jersey following his victory during stage one of the 2015 Tour de France in Utrecht, Netherlands, on Saturday. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images ften cited by defending champion Vincenzo Nibali as a rider to watch on the Tour de France, Thibaut Pinot made an early impact by beating all the pre-race favourites in the opening time trial on Saturday.

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  12. Africa: Tour De France 2015 Kicks Off From UtrechtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    The 102nd edition of the Tour de France kicked off from Utrecht in the Netherlands on Saturday with a time trial stage. BMC Racing's Rohan Dennis laid down the mark on the first day by completing the 13.8 km individual time trial stage in 14 minutes 56 seconds.

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  13. Storm brewing for Sunday's Tour de France finish in ZelandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Cycling News

    The Tour de France hits the open roads on Sunday for stage two from Utrecht to Zelande, with the final 50km of the 166km stage on the exposed coastline of the Netherlands overlooking the North Sea. Temperatures in the Netherlands are still high but a storm is brewing over the south of Britain with forecast suggesting it will move east, meaning there could be rain and increasing winds in the afternoon.

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  14. Tour de France 2015: Stage 2 ResultsRead the original story

    Saturday | Daily Peloton

    Alberto Contador and Chris Froome were gainers, while Vicenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana were left with losses after a fast stage ended with the peloton split into three groups with yawning gaps. A combination of wind and rain had turned the race into a Spring Classic while a series of roundabouts in the closing kilometres disrupted attempts by chasers to regroup and close the gaps.In the lead was a group containing sprinters Peter Sagan , Mark Cavendish and Andre Greipel , along with Contador and Froome of the GC contendors.

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  15. Froome satisfied with Tour startRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Warrington Guardian

    Chris Froome was content after an opening stage of the Tour de France where an Australian overhauled an Englishman's record at the start of an Ashes summer. Rohan Dennis claimed the first yellow jersey of the Tour with victory on the 13.8-kilometre stage one time-trial in Utrecht and broke Chris Boardman's 21-year-old top speed record in the process.

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  16. Cycling: Tour shapes as rip-roarerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... taking extra precautions given the magnitude of what is at stake over the next three weeks. The 102nd Tour de France has all the makings of a rip-roaring classic - four big general classification contenders, all of them grand tour winners in their ...

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  17. Cycling: Four favourites for world's greatest raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to tennis. A two-time winner of the yellow jersey, his stated intention is to win both the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France, a feat achieved by only seven riders. With the Italian title already, Contador can launch himself at the Tour de France with ...

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  18. Tour de France: Rohan Dennis shows Dutch of classRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Scotsman.com

    THE Dutch city of Utrecht had a hard act to follow as hosts of this weekend's Tour de France Grand Depart. Last year's in Yorkshire perhaps had bigger crowds, but Utrecht had better weather - if you can stand blazing heat and a temperature that soared into the mid-30s.

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  19. Dennis Grabs First Tour de France Yellow JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KOLO-TV Reno

    It's all over in Utrecht, where Rohan Dennis used his track credentials to upset all the favorites in the opening Tour de France time trial. Dennis, who briefly held the hour record this year and also won silver in the team pursuit at the 2012 Olympics, was the sole rider to break the 15-minute barrier on the 13.8-kilometer urban course in Utrecht.

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  20. Tour de France 2015: Stage 1 ITT ResultsRead the original story

    Saturday | Daily Peloton

    Dennis Rohan sets new record to take opening stage of the 2015 Tour de France, a 13.8km Individual Time Trial in Utrecht. The Australian endured an intense couple hours on the hot seat after setting a time of 14'56" for the 13.8km course.

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