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Thomas wins second Tour stage in a row as Froome comes fourth

Geraint Thomas won a dramatic five-man sprint finish to secure back-to-back stage wins at the Tour de France and extend his lead in the yellow jersey. The Welshman put in a late surge to beat rivals including Team Sky team-mate ...

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Thomas takes Tour de France overall lead with stage 11 win

Britain’s Geraint Thomas became the Tour de France’s overall leader with an impressive victory on stage 11. Team Sky rider Thomas attacked with six kilometres left on the final climb up La Rosiere, to finish 20 seconds ahead of team-mate ...

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Brittany Lincicome set to make PGA Tour history at Barbosal Championship

While all eyes are on the leading male players in the world at Carnoustie this week, one female golfer will be doing her bit to inspire young girls to take up the sport. For as the 147th Open gets under ...

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Tour de France 2018: Julian Alaphilippe wins stage 10, Greg van Avermaet extends lead

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe claimed an impressive solo victory on stage 10 of the Tour de France as Greg van Avermaet extended his overall lead. Alaphilippe went clear with just under 30km to go and held his advantage over the final ...

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Tour de France: Chris Froome offers Geraint Thomas yellow jersey nod

Geraint Thomas says defending champion Chris Froome is “keen” for the Welshman to try for the yellow jersey when the Tour de France enters the mountains. Former team-mate and 2012 winner Sir Bradley Wiggins says Team Sky would have a ...

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Tour de France 2018: Why is there no women's equivalent?

Why is there no women’s Tour de France? Simply business or “blatant sexism”, as former cyclist Kathryn Bertine claims? And will there be one any time soon? On Tuesday, before the men’s Tour resumes with stage 10, the world’s top ...

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Tour de France 2018: Dylan Groenewegen takes stage eight for second straight win

Dylan Groenewegen won his second Tour de France stage in as many days with another powerful sprint in Amiens. The LottoNL-Jumbo rider kicked from deep to beat Andre Greipel and Fernando Gaviria, who were both later relegated after separate clashes. ...

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Get Tour de France updates to your smart speaker

Smart-speaker users will be able to get exclusive BBC content direct from this year’s Tour de France. The new service will provide a daily update for users of smart speakers and voice-activated devices throughout the race. Most UK smart-speaker users ...

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Sagan sprints to second stage win of 2018 Tour

World champion Peter Sagan outstayed his rivals to win a dramatic uphill sprint finish in Quimper on stage five of the Tour de France. He made his move with 200m to go, beating Sonny Colbrelli and Philippe Gilbert for his ...

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Gaviria takes second Tour stage win in thrilling sprint finish

Colombia’s Fernando Gaviria held off Peter Sagan and Andre Greipel in a thrilling sprint finish to win stage four of the Tour de France in Sarzeau. The Quick-Step Floors rider, who also won the Tour’s first stage, had to kick ...

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