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Tour de France: Geraint Thomas faces final challenge on Saturday

Tour de France, stage 20 Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website from 13:00 BST. Updates on BBC Radio 5 live from 15:00 BST Britain’s Geraint Thomas can effectively secure victory in the 2018 Tour de France on ...

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Tour de France: Geraint Thomas edges closer to victory after second place on stage 19

Geraint Thomas edged closer to winning the Tour de France by finishing second to Primoz Roglic on stage 19, the final day in the mountains. The Briton outsprinted closest rival Tom Dumoulin on the run-in to Laruns to pick up ...

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Mark Cavendish to race in RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday

London races Date: Saturday, 28 – Sunday, 29 July Coverage: Watch Saturday’s RideLondon Classique live from 16:50-18:50 BST on Red Button, BBC website, BBC Sport app and connected TV (18:00-18:50 on BBC Two). Watch Sunday’s RideLondon-Surrey Classic live from 11:00 ...

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Demare wins sprint finish as Thomas keeps yellow

Britain’s Geraint Thomas retained his overall lead in the Tour de France as Arnaud Demare won a sprint finish in Pau to take the 18th stage. Team Sky’s Thomas finished safely in the peloton to maintain his lead of one ...

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Brailsford sorry for calling hostility towards Team Sky a 'French cultural thing'

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has apologised for saying the hostile reception they have faced at the Tour de France is a “French cultural thing”. Team Sky riders have been booed and spat at during this year’s race, while ...

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Thomas extends lead as Froome slips to third

Britain’s Geraint Thomas extended his lead in the Tour de France as defending champion Chris Froome faltered on the final climb on stage 17. The Welshman, 32, who is chasing his first Grand Tour victory, leads Team Sky team-mate Froome ...

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Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas or Chris Froome – will Team Sky have to choose?

Media playback is not supported on this device Team Sky’s Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas are both in contention for this year’s Tour de France title. But what happens when two team-mates are competing for the lead? Will the team ...

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Alaphilippe wins stage after Yates crashes while leading

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe won an eventful stage 16 of the Tour de France after Britain’s Adam Yates crashed late on while leading. Yates crested the final climb alone but fell on the descent 7km before the finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon. Alaphilippe ...

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How Thomas got the cycling bug

It could have been very different for Geraint Thomas, the Welshman who stands on the verge of sporting greatness in the Tour de France. His childhood coach said he might not have cycled at all had he not, aged nine, ...

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Froome says Team Sky in 'dream position' and Thomas win would be 'fantastic'

Media playback is not supported on this device Chris Froome says he and Tour de France leader Geraint Thomas are in a “dream position” and it would be “fantastic” if his team-mate won this year’s race. Four-time winner Froome, 33, ...

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