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Chris Froome takes control of Tour de France after Stage 8

AX-LES-THERMES, France, July 6 (UPI) -- Chris Froome grabbed control of the yellow jersey Saturday with an impressive win on the mountainous, 121-mile eighth stage of the 2013 Tour de France.
Froome expects strong Tour de France competition from Spain

Froome expects strong Tour de France competition from Spain

CORSICA, France, June 28 (UPI) -- British cyclist Chris Froome, the favorite to win the 100th Tour de France, said Spanish duo Alejandro Valverde and Joaquim Rodriguez will be tough to beat.
Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

The Tour de France crowned one champion in 2012 but lost its most decorated winner in seven-time champion Lance Armstrong, to doping violations.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

Wiggins claims 1st Tour win for Britain

PARIS, July 22 (UPI) -- Bradley Wiggins became the first British rider to capture a Tour de France title Sunday, riding into Paris to complete the event's 20th and final stage.

Wiggins leads, Tour moves to final stages

PAU, France, July 17 (UPI) -- Bradley Wiggins holds a 2-minute advantage in the overall standings as the Tour de France heads into its final five stages.

Fedrigo claims Tour de France stage

PAU, France, July 16 (UPI) -- Pierrick Fedrigo held off Christian Vande Velde with a strong close Monday in winning the 15th stage of the 2012 Tour de France.

Sanchez takes Stage 14, Wiggins still 1st

FOIX, France, July 15 (UPI) -- Luis Leon Sanchez logged a victory in Stage 14 of the Tour de France Sunday while Bradley Wiggins' 15th-place finish enabled him to retain the yellow jersey.

Voeckler wins stage, Wiggins leads tour

BELLEGARDE-SUR-VALSERINE, France, July 11 (UPI) -- Frenchman Thomas Voeckler captured Stage 10 of the Tour de France Wednesday, but British cyclist Bradley Wiggins stayed in first overall.

Wiggins increases Tour de France lead

BESANCON, France, July 9 (UPI) -- Britain's Bradley Wiggins won the Stage 9 time trial Monday to increase his overall lead in the Tour de France.

France's Pinot wins Tour's Stage 8

PORRENTRUY, Switzerland, July 8 (UPI) -- France's Thibaut Pinot claimed Stage 8 of the 2012 Tour de France Sunday while Bradley Wiggins retained the yellow jersey indicative of the overall lead.

Froome wins Stage 7, Wiggins yellow jersey

LA PLANCHE DES BELLE FILLES, France, July 7 (UPI) -- Chris Froome won Stage 7 and Bradley Wiggins grabbed the yellow jersey at the Tour de France Saturday, boosting Britain's fortunes in cycling's premier event.

Crash mars Tour de France

METZ, France, July 6 (UPI) -- Peter Sagan won his third stage of the 2012 Tour de France Friday and half the field was caught up in a huge crash 25 kilometers from the finish.

Sagan wins Tour de France Stage 3

BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France, July 3 (UPI) -- Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the third stage of the 2012 Tour de France Tuesday, but Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara still holds the front-runner's yellow jersey.
Andy Schleck to miss Tour de France

Andy Schleck to miss Tour de France

STRASSEN, Luxembourg, June 13 (UPI) -- Andy Schleck, a top finisher in each of the last three Tour de France races, said Wednesday he will miss the 2012 Tour because of injury.

Man rides in 'mankini' after Evans bet

SYDNEY, July 27 (UPI) -- An Australian man made good on a bet about the outcome of the Tour de France by taking a daylight bike ride in a lime green "mankini."
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(From L to R) Second-place finisher Cadel Evans of Australia, winner Carlos Sastre of Spain and third-place finisher Bernhard Kohl of Austria celebrate after the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris on July 27, 2008. Sastre, previously a five-time top-ten finisher of the race, won the overall title for the first time. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
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Cadel Lee Evans (born 14 February 1977 in Katherine, Northern Territory) is an Australian professional racing cyclist for UCI ProTeam BMC Racing Team and winner of the 2011 Tour de France. In 2007, Evans became the first Australian to win the UCI ProTour. Before turning to road cycling in 2001, Evans was a champion mountain biker, first riding for the Diamondback MTB team, then for the Volvo-Cannondale MTB team, winning the World Cup in 1998 and 1999 and placing seventh in the men's cross-country mountain bike race at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He became the first Australian to win the UCI Road World Championships cycling event on 27 September 2009 in Mendrisio, Switzerland.. Cadel is the first Australian to win the Tour de France in the race's 108 year history.

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