News - 10/01 - 12:00

Teams selected for 2019

The organisers of the Tour de France have chosen the first teams for the 106th edition of the Tour de France (6–28 July).
In accordance with Union Cycliste Internationale rules, the eighteen UCI WorldTeams are invited:
AG2R LA MONDIALE
ASTANA PRO TEAM
BAHRAIN – MERIDA
BORA – HANSGROHE
CCC TEAM
DECEUNINCK – QUICK-STEP

News - 03/12 - 16:24

Sherwen, with a S like smile

This weekend, the organisers of the Tour de France learned of the death of a man with a special place in its history, Paul Sherwen, who following his career as a cyclist, became one of the commentators with the broadest audience on the international stage.

He was part of the second wave of pioneers, one of a handful of British riders inspired by professional cycling’s...

News - 21/11 - 15:05

Enedis extends partnership with Tour de France until 2021

“At the French Mayors and Local Authorities Exhibition, the Gallic public utility company Enedis this afternoon announced the extension of its partnership with the Tour de France. It has been present on the Grande Boucle since 2012, first as an Official Supporter and then, since 2016, as an Official Partner. With its name visible on the riders’ race number bibs, Enedis...

News - 25/10 - 13:04

Life in Yellow

1919. Hit by years of conflict, destruction and deprivation, France would bounce back. There are dreams of revival. The enemies of yesterday sign the Versailles treaty, called upon to define peaceful relations between the nations of Europe and of the World. Just a few kilometres away, in Paris, a peloton of 67 riders mostly made up of former soldiers prepare, at the heart of...

News - 25/10 - 12:01

THE YELLOW JERSEY WILL HIT THE HEIGHTS

The details of the 106th edition of the Tour de France, which will start on Saturday 6th July from Brussels, were unveiled this morning at the Palais des Congrès convention centre in Paris, in the presence of the five times winners Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain, who were invited to launch the celebration of the Yellow Jersey’s centenary.
Among...

News - 16/10 - 12:07

Tour de France team classification : Team-work is the watchword for NAMEDSPORT>

Aficionados are accustomed to pointing out that cycling is the most collective of individual sports. To this end, the team classification is of specific interest to NAMEDSPORT>, an Italian brand that develops and sells top-quality nutritional products specifically adapted to efforts required for endurance that are already an integral part of the daily programme for some of...

News - 17/09 - 11:00

E.Leclerc to take polka-dot jersey to new heights

Joop Zoetemelk pulled on the first ever polka-dot jersey of the Tour de France on 27 June 1975. The mountains classification had existed since 1933, but it had lacked a distinctive jersey until then. The "jockey outfit" —as Jacques Goddet described it tongue-in-cheek at its launch— has marked several eras: after Belgian Lucien Van Impe, who fought for it eagerly and...

News - 31/07 - 14:54

Geraint Thomas, better late than never

Geraint Thomas is the first Welshman and the third Briton to win the Tour de France. Moreover, he scored the sixth overall victory by Team Sky in seven editions (from 2012 to 2018) after he helped Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome to do so. Aged 32, he’s an example of perseverance and consistency. 
 
Thomas often recalled his first Tour de France. His...

Interview - 29/07 - 21:07

Geraint Thomas: “I’ve waited for this for years”

 

It is insane. I just had never gone so deep for three weeks, I didn’t know what was around the corner. The first stages gave me some confidence, and from then on I went day by day, trying to relax and not to panic, and the momentum grew up until this point. This is the highlight of my life, along with my marriage. For years I just kept...

Interview - 29/07 - 21:01

Tom Dumoulin: “I was afraid of the double Giro-Tour”

 

Before the Tour I had the podium in mind but I was also realistic and I felt the double Giro-Tour could be problematic. I’ve been nervous for a few days. It wasn’t easy. Had I been told that I’d finish on the podium with a stage, I would have signed up straight away. To win yesterday’s stage for one second was magic....

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