The Colombian Who Made History at the Tour de France

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Like most Colombian cyclists, Egan Bernal is a gifted climber. Unlike most Colombian…

Egan Bernal Finishes Off Tour de France Victory

PARIS — On the Champs-Élysées fittingly bathed in the yellow of a golden dusk, a Tour…

Egan Bernal All but Secures Tour de France Win

ImageEgan Bernal of Colombia, left, was congratulated by his teammate Geraint Thomas of Britain at the…

A Sport’s Reckoning

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Doping Cloud Still Looms Over a Thrilling Tour de France

BRIANÇON, France — To watch the cyclists of the Tour de France assault the high Alps,…

Tour de France Lead Changes Hands as Hail Shortens Stage

ImageThibaut Pinot wept after a muscle lesion forced him to withdraw from the 19th stage of…

At Tour de France, Rules of the Road Are Often Unspoken

LIMOUX, France — On a muggy morning before another 115-mile race through the Pyrenees, the cyclist…

Julian Alaphilippe Leads Tour de France With Two Big Stages Left

SAINT-MICHEL-DE-MAURIENNE, France — One big Alpine stage completed, just two more to go, and Julian Alaphilippe…

With Title Up for Grabs, Tour de France Moves to the Alps

GAP, France — Picture the final showdown in “High Noon.” But at more than a mile…

Bad Luck and Bad Timing: Geraint Thomas Crashes Again at the Tour de France

NIMES, France — Crashing is becoming a bad habit for Geraint Thomas of Wales, the defending…

Cycling Embraces Risk, Reward and the Super Tuck

ARREAU, France — In this tiny commune in the Pyrenees, granite massifs and blue-green forests rise…

Thibaut Pinot Surges Into Contention at Tour de France

FOIX, France — When one French rider starts to fade, another comes to the fore. One…

Julian Alaphilippe Stills Leads After Tour de France’s First Big Climb

LA MONGIE, France — When the team of Geraint Thomas was in its pomp at the…

Julian Alaphilippe Holds On to the Tour de France Lead With a Bold Time Trial

PAU, France — A question that first seemed unrealistic is growing in credibility with each additional…

At the Tour de France: Some Just Try to Survive to Ride Another Day

PAU, France — So on a lark, a chance encounter, I have ended up in the…