Sporting stakes - 17/07 - 19:36

Brutal mountain stage with unprecedented gruelling climbs

Following his exploit in the first mountain stage, Greg Van Avermaet is still in the yellow jersey he took throughout the team time trial in Cholet on stage 3. But his lead is at risk again as stage 11 features gruelling climb. It even requires warm-up on rollers before the start from the Olympic city of Albertville (winter Games 1992) straight into the Montée de Bisanne...

Interview - 17/07 - 19:34

Julian Alaphilippe: “I rode better than I expected”


It’s a lot of emotion because it’s not easy to win a Tour de France stage. In my first participation two years ago, I’ve been close but I missed out. To win this way goes beyond my expectation. I’m lost for words. I’m happy to have pleased my family. I’m happy for myself as well. Since last night, I was determined...

Interview - 17/07 - 19:33

Greg Van Avermaet: “My ride today will remain in the history”


It’s always cool when you can go away with the yellow jersey. I wasn’t sure what Team Sky would think about it. At the moment I went, nobody reacted. It’s been a nice stage for me. I’m very happy to retain the yellow jersey. One extra day in the lead is definitely special. I’m always going well with a lot of strength...

Interview - 17/07 - 19:31

Pierre Latour: “My priority remains Bardet to win the Tour”

“It wasn’t a primary goal to take the white jersey, especially because I was quite far down in the ranking. Staying with the main peloton enabled me to get it but I’ll take it day by day. I usually have a bad day or two. It’s strange to get the first feeling of climbing at the Tour. It went pretty well today but I’m not sure of how I’ll go...

The stage film - 17/07 - 18:10

Julian Alaphilippe gives a French touch to Le Tour

165 riders started stage 10 at Annecy. 2 non-starters: Alexis Vuillermoz (AG2R-La Mondiale) and Jens Keukeleire (Lotto-Soudal). After Julian Alaphilippe (Quick Step) and Florian Vachon (Fortuneo-Samsic) got brought back after 10km of racing, Sylvain Chavanel (Direct Energie) rode away with Thomas Degand (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) and Marcus Burghardt (Bora-Hansgrohe). A group of 21...

Newsflashes - 17/07 - 18:06

Julian Alaphilippe takes his first Tour win

1. Julian Alaphilippe

2. Ion Izagirre

3. Rein Taaramäe

4. Greg Van Avermaet

5. Serge Pauwels

Greg Van Avermaet retains the yellow jersey.

Newsflashes - 17/07 - 18:04

Julian Alaphilippe wins stage 10

Julian Alaphilippe arrives solo at Le Grand-Bornand. It's his first Tour de France stage victory.

Newsflashes - 17/07 - 17:59

Alaphilippe within 5km to go

Taaramäe and Izagirre are reunited 2' behind the Frenchman.

Newsflashes - 17/07 - 17:58

First stage win for Alaphilippe?

Julian Alaphilippe is taking part in his second Tour de France. In 2016, he missed out on the stage victory in Cherbourg, beaten by Peter Sagan, and crashed in the downhill of Le Grand Colombier when he had a second opportunity. He's now in the downhill of la Colombière, on the hunt for his first Tour de France stage victory.

Newsflashes - 17/07 - 17:55

Greg Van Avermaet gets the combativity price

Greg Van Avermaet is designated the most aggressive rider of the day.

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