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Germany's Andre Greipel (2ndL) sprints to win the 194 km sixth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 10, 2014 between Arras and Reims, northern France. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Things Tour De France Riders Won’t Stop For

The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.

07/10/2014

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Froome Wins 100th Tour de France, Second Straight Winner From Britain

The riders raced on the Champs-Elysees as the sun cast golden hues over the peloton and shadows lengthened over the dense, cheering crowds.

07/21/2013

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Froome Riding To Victory In 100th Tour de France

Froome has dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and coolly adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.

07/21/2013

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Froome Secures Yellow Jersey, On Verge Of Winning First Tour de France

Chris Froome retained his big race lead Saturday to all but ensure he will become Britain’s second consecutive Tour de France champion.

07/20/2013

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Chris Froome Wins Stage 15 Of Tour de France, Extends Lead

Froome attacked about two-thirds of the way up the mammoth 13-mile Ventoux and his brutal acceleration was too much.

07/14/2013

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Matteo Trentin Wins Stage 14 Of Tour de France

Froome, the Tour favorite, lost more than one minute to Contador, the two-time former champion.

07/13/2013

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Dan Martin Wins 9th Stage Of Tour de France

Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday’s ninth stage of the Tour de France.

07/07/2013

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Chris Froome Wins Stage 8 Of Tour de France

Chris Froome used the first tough mountain stage to take command of the Tour de France on Saturday.

07/06/2013

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Jan Bakelants Wins 2nd Stage Of Tour de France

Bakelants pulled away close to the finish line to win Sunday’s second stage of the Tour de France and take the race leader’s yellow jersey.

06/30/2013

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Lance Armstrong On Tour De France: I’m Still The Record-Holder For Victories

Armstrong told Le Monde he still considers himself the record-holder for Tour victories, even though all seven of his titles were stripped from him last year for doping.

06/28/2013

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Nike Cutting Ties With Livestrong In Wake Of Lance Armstrong’s Doping Scandal

Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the former cyclist’s doping scandal.

05/28/2013

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IOC VP Says Lance Armstrong Confession Was ‘Too Little, Too Late’

“If he really loves his sport and wants to regain at least some credibility,” said Thomas Bach, “then he should tell the whole truth and cooperate with the relevant sports bodies.”

01/18/2013

Lance Armstrong, left, and Oprah Winfrey. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY,TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong: ‘I View This Situation As One Big Lie I Repeated A Lot Of Times’

Disgraced Tour de France cyclist and former Olympian Lance Armstrong has come clean, finally admitting what he’s been vehemently and angrily denying for 13 years.

01/17/2013

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Liguori: After All These Years, Lance Armstrong Has No More Control

It’s amazing and disturbing to observe what lengths some individuals go to win at all costs. To cheat. To hurt others. To bully. To cover up. To lie.

01/16/2013

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Livestrong: We Expect Armstrong To Be ‘Completely Truthful And Forthcoming’

The Livestrong charity that Lance Armstrong founded said that it expects the disgraced cyclist to be “completely truthful and forthcoming” in his interview with Oprah Winfrey.

01/16/2013

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