Evans completes first Tour de France win

PARIS, July 24 (UPI) -- Australian Cadel Evans wrapped up his first Tour de France victory in Sunday's traditional ride down the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

Aussie Evans takes lead at Tour de France

GRENOBLE, France, July 23 (UPI) -- Cadel Evans took the overall lead in the Tour de France Saturday by taking second in the time trial stage in Grenoble with a time of 55 minutes, 40 seconds.
Hushovd wins another Tour de France stage

Hushovd wins another Tour de France stage

GAP, France, July 19 (UPI) -- Thor Hushovd used a well-time jump in the final yards Wednesday in winning his second stage of the 2001 Tour de France.

Evans takes Tour's Stage 4

MUR-DE-BRETAGNE, France, July 5 (UPI) -- Cadel Evans outpushed defending champion Alberto Contador in the final yards Tuesday and claimed Stage 4 of the 2011 Tour de France.

Gilbert wins Stage 1 of Tour de France

LES HERBIERS, France, July 2 (UPI) -- The Tour de France kicked off Saturday with Belgium's Philippe Gilbert capturing the first stage of the cross-country cycling race.

Evans in lead as Tour de France rests

MORZINE, France, July 12 (UPI) -- Cadel Evans will wear the yellow jersey as the leader of the Tour de France through Monday's first rest day of the 2010 race.

Schleck takes Stage 8, Armstrong tumbles

MORZINE-AVORIAZ, France, July 11 (UPI) -- Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won Sunday's 2010 Tour de France Stage 8, pushing him into second place behind Australia's Cadel Evans in the overall standings.

Chavanel takes lead in Tour de France

LES ROUSSE, France, July 10 (UPI) -- Sylvain Chavanel broke free from the pack and won Saturday's stage of the Tour de France, grabbing the overall lead of the event in the process.

Spain's Sastre wins Tour de France

PARIS, July 27 (UPI) -- Spanish cyclist Carlos Sastre won the 2008 Tour de France Sunday, besting Australia's Cadel Evans by 58 seconds in the overall standings.

Schleck takes overall lead in Tour de France

PRATO NEVOSO, Italy, July 20 (UPI) -- Austrian Simon Gerrans raced to victory in the 15th stage and Luxembourg's Frank Schleck moved into the overall lead Sunday in the Tour de France.

Freire wins Tour de France's 14th stage

DIGNE-LES-BAINES, France, July 19 (UPI) -- Oscar Freire of Spain dashed to a win in the Tour de France's 14th stage Saturday but Australia's Cadel Evans clung to the yellow leader's jersey by one second.

Cavendish wins third Tour stage this year

NARBONNE, France, July 17 (UPI) -- Mark Cavendish held off the field with a strong final sprint Thursday in winning his third stage of the 2008 Tour de France.

Evans has lead on Tour de France rest day

LANNEMEZAN, France, July 15 (UPI) -- Australian Cadel Evans owns the slimmest of overall leads as the 2008 Tour de France nears its halfway point.

Evans grabs Tour de France lead

HAUTACAM, France, July 14 (UPI) -- Leonardo Piepoli claimed the Tour de France's 10th stage Monday but Cadel Evans, one day after a crash, moved into the overall lead.

Spaniard wins Tour de France 7th stage

AURILLAC, France, July 11 (UPI) -- Spaniard Luis-Leon Sanchez won Stage 7 of the Tour de France Friday, six seconds ahead of Germany's Stefan Schumacher.
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Cadel Evans
(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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Single-Day Races and Classics World Road Race World Champion (2009)

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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