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Caleb Ewan

Tour De France Crash: Bad Luck Haunts Caleb Ewan

Bad luck continues to follow Caleb Ewan at the Tour de France, as the Lotto Soudal rider met a horrifying crash. The incident happened on 15th July, Friday, as the rider set out on the stage in Saint-Étienne. The crash left him with a hurting knee and an aching shoulder. Nevertheless, he managed to complete

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Tom Pidcock

Tom Pidcock Proves His Worth With Stage 12 Win

Tom Pidcock won the first stage at his debut Tour de France on 14th July, Thursday. The Ineos Grenadiers proved his worth by taking over the L’Alpe d’Huez climb remarkably, leaving behind the yellow jersey to fend for himself.   The crowd of the Bastille Day cheered the 22-year-old as he fought Louis Meintjes (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux)

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Lorena Wiebes

Lorena Wiebes Makes A Clean Sweep At Baloise Tour

Lorena Wiebes won Baloise Ladies Tour’s second day. The DSM rider was seen flying across the finish line in Zulte on 15th July, Thursday. Mylene de Zoete (AG Insurance-NXTG Team) stood second, while Amber van der Hulst (Liv Racing Xstra) was seen crossing third.               View this post on Instagram

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Mathieu Van Der Poel Calls It Quits On Tour De France

Mathieu van der Poel has pulled the plugs of his Tour de France journey, abandoning the tour midway. The news came in on the 13th of July, Wednesday, but it was no surprise as the Alpecin-Deceuninck was clearly struggling ever since the start of the tour.   #TDF2022 And that’s the end of @mathieuvdpoel‘s Tour

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Mark Cavendish

QuickStep-AlphaVinyl Bids Farewell To Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish’s contract with QuickStep-AlphaVinyl will be concluded by the end of this season. The news was confirmed by Patrick Lefevere, team manager, on the 12th of July, Tuesday.               View this post on Instagram                         A post shared

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Bob Jungles

Tour De France: Bob Jungels Makes A Clean Sweep At Stage 9

Bob Jungels single-handedly won the Châtel stage on 10th July, Sunday. Thibaut Pinot (Groupama–FDJ) tried to catch up to the AG2R Citroën rider, but all his efforts were in vain. Jonathan Castroviejo (Ineos) came second, Carlos Verona (Movistar) took his place on the podium in the third spot, while Thibaut Pinot finished fourth. The day

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Tour De France: Wout Van Aert Sweeps Stage 8 Win

Just when everyone thought the season was over for Wout van Aert, the Jumbo-Visma rider claimed the win of stage 8 on 9th July, Saturday. Van Aert gave a tough match to Michael Matthews (BikeExchange-Jayco) to the finish line.               View this post on Instagram        

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Tour De France: Tadej Pogačar Takes Another Win

Friday, July 8th saw another victory for the UAE Team Emirates rider Tadej Pogačar at the Super Planche des Belles Filles leaving behind Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) who thought he had almost won. This marks a second stage win for Tadej Pogačar at the Tour de France.               View this

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Mathieu Van Der Poel Contemplates Abandoning The Tour

It is clear that Tour de France 2022 has taken its toll on Mathieu van der Poel, as he admitted at the cobbles that he was not feeling well. But on 8th July, Friday, he confessed that he is thinking of abandoning the Tour altogether if his form doesn’t show a significant change. The Alpecin–Fenix

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Daniel Oss

Tour De France: Daniel Oss Crashes On Stage 5

Daniel Oss of team TotalEnergies met with an unfortunate crash on stage 5 of the Tour de France. The incident occurred when Daniel collided with a fan who had stumbled in his way on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022. The unfortunate mishap has caused the rider to retreat from the Tour, unwillingly. On Thursday, 7th July,

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Mathieu Van Dar Poel

Tour De France Takes Toll On Mathieu van der Poel

Wednesday 6th July witnessed the most intense battle of the Tour so far. The GC contenders were fighting like cats and dogs to take the win on one of the toughest stages of the Tour. But the cobbles had more surprises rolled up the sleeve. Simon Clarke (Israel-Premier Tech) took the win and Taco van

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Simon Clarke

Tour De France: Simon Clarke Over Powered Stage 5

Stage 5 of  Tour de France unfolded with many surprises. Israel-Premier Tech’s rider Simon Clarke was crowned the stage win. The cobbles stage underwent on Wednesday, 6th July. Wout Van Aert who won stage 4, crashed in the early stages. Jonas Vingegaard of Jumbo-Visma suffered from a mechanical fault in his bicycle. Primož Roglič also

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Richard Moore

Tour De France Remembers Richard Moore

ASO, Tour de France organizers, paid tribute to the late Scottish journalist Richard Moore, who died at the young age of just 48. The organizers gathered the friends, family, and colleagues of the late journalist on 6th July, Wednesday, on the stage in his remembrance. Richard Moore was an author, journalist, podcaster, and racing cyclist.

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Mavi Garcia

Giro d’Italia Donne: Mavi Garcia Still In It To Win It

Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar) won stage 4 of Giro d’Italia Donne, recklessly beating her rivals to the finish line, but, Spanish champion Mavi Garcia (UAE Team ADQ) did give her a tough match. Van Vleuten took the maglia rosa in the race of 4th July, Monday, but Garcia is still in the match for taking the

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Dylan Groenewegen

Tour De France: Dylan Groenewegen Wins Stage Three

Everyone remembers when Dylan Groenewegen  was banned from the sport for 9 months, having piqued the famous Fabio Jakobsen crash, at the Tour de Pologne, 2020. But the BikeExchange-Jayco’s rider  earned absolution, and won stage three of the Tour de France, on 3rd July, Sunday. His practice at the Dauphine is coming in handy.  

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Kristen Faulkner

Strong Winds Pick Up At Giro d’Italia Donne

On Thursday, 30th June, Giro d’Italia Donne was affected by high winds that blew from Cagliari. The weather forecast predicted that the winds would keep picking up and get higher as the day proceeded. Kristen Faulkner (Team BikeExchange-Jayco), who just recovered from the crash, won the race with the winning time, i.e. 5:45.      

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Bahrain Victorious

History Repeats Itself As French Authorities Raid Bahrain Victorious

The French Police raided Bahrain Victorious and seized medicines and electronics. The news was confirmed by the French Officials on Thursday, 30th June. Police also searched the homes of staff members and riders. The movement came in due to the international anti-doping operation. The operation started on Monday, i.e. 27th June, before the team traveled

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Covid 19

Cofidis And Israel Premier Tech Loose Riders To Covid-19

It has just been announced that two riders hailing from the teams Cofidis and Israel Premier Tech will have to withdraw from the Tour. The decision came in on 30th June, Thursday morning. The two riders namely Daryl Impey (Israel Premier Tech) and Bryan Coquard (Cofidis) had to pull out of the Tour because their

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Wout Van Aert

Wout van Aert’s Injury Heals Miraculously Ahead Of Tour De France

On June 29, Jumbo-Visma’s rider Wout van Aert, our very own second     “eternal second”, cleared all speculations about him joining the Tour de France. Everyone was curious about the mysterious “knee pain” the rider complained about, which made him miss the Belgian National Championships. The 27-year-old announced on Tuesday that he is back on

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INeos Grenadiers

Ineos Grenadiers Heads To Tour De France With Three Leaders

Ineos Grenadiers will not be having one or two but three leaders for Tour de France. The team’s Management announced on the 28th of June, Tuesday that they will have a trio group of Dani Martínez, Adam Yates, and Geraint Thomas competing for stage wins at the Tour. Tom Pidcock, whose contract with the team

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Quickstep Alphanyl

QuickStep-AlphaVinyl Announces Tour De France Roster

QuickStep-AlphaVinyl, the racing team from Belgium, just announced their selected team members for the Tour de France on Monday. But the roster did not include the name of Julian Alaphilippe, the world champion, and Mark Cavendish, who just won the British Championship. The decision came in on 27th June. The names of Mattia Cattaneo, Kasper

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Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish Wins British Title After 9 Years

On a fine Sunday morning, the fans of a particular star were left overjoyed as they witnessed their favorite cross the finish line, taking home a remarkable win. Mark Cavendish of QuickStep-AlphaVinyl claimed the second British title of his career on June 26TH. The spectators got to see that Cavendish, known for his outstanding sprinting

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Groupama-FDJ Renews Contract With David Gaudu

Groupama-FDJ has once again roped in David Gaudu ahead of Tour de France. The decision came in on Thursday morning when the team disclosed that they have added 2 more years to the contract with David. The team still had one and a half seasons to go with Gaudu, but they did not want the

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Wout Van Aert Injures Knee Ahead Of Tour De France

Jumbo-Visma’s rider, Wout Van Aert, endured a knee injury on Thursday morning. The incident happened at the training camp of the team in Tignes. As a result, the team has decided to pull their star rider out of the Belgian Championships to avoid any risks. The statement was made public on June 23, where it

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Alexys Brunel

Alexys Brunel Ends His Cycling Career

On Wednesday morning, The UAE Team Emirates declared that their star rider, Alexys Brunel, has decided to put an end to his career as a professional road cycling. The 23-year-old star rider terminated his contract with the team on June 22ND.               View this post on Instagram    

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Bauke Mollema

Bauke Mollema Wins The Dutch TT For The First Time

On Wednesday, June 22nd, The Dutch Tourist Trophy saw a turn of events when Bauke Mollema rode his bike across the crossing line and won the national title by overthrowing Tom Dumoulin of team Jumbo-Visma. The team Trek–Segafredo rider was as stunned as any spectator with his first-ever win of the Dutch TT title of

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Soudal Lotto

Tour De France: Who Made It To Team Lotto Soudal’s Roster

Lotto Soudal has announced their team for the upcoming Tour de France. Caleb Ewan will be seen leading the team to victory. He will be accompanied by Florian Vermeersch, Frederik Frison, Brent Van Moer and Reinardt Janse van Rensburg.   🇩🇰 𝗖𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻𝗵𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗻 ➡️𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗶𝘀 🇫🇷 The #TDF2022 is almost upon us and we are excited to

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Jumbo Visma

Jumbo-Visma Publicizes Team For Tour De France

The team for the Tour de France of Jumbo-Visma has been made public. Primož Roglič, Jonas Vingegaard and Wout van Aert are all included in the team officially. The management team of Jumbo-Visma made their ambitions clear in their statement: We have several ambitions, so we have chosen riders who are the best at different

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Amy Pieters

Amy Pieters Makes Progress After A Coma

Amy Pieters suffered a heart-wrenching head injury in a crash while at a training camp in Spain. Amy regained consciousness 4 months after the crash. It has been 6 months since the Dutch National suffered from severe brain damage in a crash. Her family unveiled that she is making better progress. Amy Pieters was in

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Jullian Alaphilippe

Julian Alaphilippe Makes A Comeback After A Horrible Crash

QuickStep-AlphaVinyl’s star Julian Alaphilippe was taken out of racing due to a crash that he suffered at Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Ever since he has been absent from mainstream racing, the rider was seen again in Cholet at the French Championship. It is not yet confirmed whether the 30-year-old will be a part of the QuickStep-AlphaVinyl team for

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Pernille Mathiesen

Pernille Mathiesen Bids Farewell To Professional Cycling

Team Jumbo–Visma’s rider for the women’s continental team, Pernille Mathiesen, has decided to retire from professional cycling. Her decision came in due to the various health disorders that she is facing. She took to Instagram to make her announcement: I have decided to stop my career as a professional cyclist, after a long time not

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Tour de Sussie: Jumbo-Visma Withdraws Due To Covid-19 Outbreak

The team Jumbo-Visma made a difficult decision today. Keeping in mind the health of their as well as the other teams competing in the tournament, they have decided to pull out of the competition. The decision came after they found out that their team has yet again been affected by Covid-19. An official statement just

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Crash

A Horrible Crash Unfolds At The Tour de Suisse

Although the win of Peter Sagan has been the highlight of the day, the Tour de Suisse came with a downfall too. The event took a turn for the dark when Kasper Asgreen of team QuickStep-AlphaViny and Max Schachmann of the team Bora-Hansgrohe met with a crash. With just 4 km left to the finish

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Peter Sagan

Peter Sagan Takes First Victory After Nine Months

Tour de Suisse is considered to be the proving ground for the big Tour de France because it is no easy task to win the race. Many big names have only been able to take it in their stride only a few times. For instance, Mark Cavendish has only had three victories at the event

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Andreas Leknessund

Andreas Leknessund Takes First World Tour Win

Andreas Leknessund won stage two of the Tour de Suisse single-handedly. The young rider of the Team DSM was a no match for his contestants today, yet in a hilarious turn of events, the spectators got to enjoy another event when Alberto Bettiol thought he had won the race and threw his fists in the

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Alberto Bettiol

TOUR DE SUISSE: Alberto Bettiol Makes A Hysterical Mistake

Andreas Leknessund (Team DSM) won stage two of the Tour de Suisse. He was ahead of all the contesters and solely took on the final crossing line. In a hilarious turn of events, Alberto Bettiol, who was oblivious of the fact that Andreas had finished before him, threw his fists in the air to celebrate

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Grace Brown

Grace Brown Wins Her First World Women Tour’s Stage

At the thrilling finale of stage 4, the Women’s Tour, Katarzyna Niewiadoma, Elisa Longo Borghini, and Grace Brown engaged in a baffling sprint. With each athlete giving their best, fans held their hearts to see who crossed the line first. After the heart-pounding match between the group of 10 formed on the last climb, Grace

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Egan Bernal

Egan Bernal Makes First Sprint Past Injury

Egan Bernal underwent many surgeries as a result of a crash in January. The crash happened when the rider was training. He suffered from 20 broken bones and 2 collapsed lungs. He had to endure seven surgeries before he could begin his journey to recovery. The 25-year-old documented the whole process of recovery, thus allowing

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Ben King

Ben King Confirms: Is It The End Of An Era After 15 Years?

Human Powered Health’s champion Ben King has confirmed that 2022 will be the end of professional cycling for him. The cyclist is still processing the decision, which has left him with mixed feelings: I only finalized this decision two weeks ago, so I’m still processing it, it’s sad, but also exciting… and a little scary

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Lorena Wiebes

Lorena Wiebes Bags Stage 2 Win at The Women’s Tour

DSM’s rider Lorena Wiebes won stage 2 of the Women‘s Tour in Harlow. Wiebes took the win by overpowering Barbara Guarischi by a great margin. After a parting sprint by Sammie Stuart (Sammie Stuart), Lily Williams (Human Powered Health) and Gladys Verhulst (Le Col-Wahoo) made a failed attempt to chase down the rider.    

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Ben Oconnor

Ben O’Connor: The Hunt For A Podium Begins

Ben O’Connor amazed everyone as he grabbed the fourth position in the Tour de France of 2021. He cleared all doubts with his exceptional performance. It is safe to say that he has delivered the message that he has what it takes to be a competitive rider, loud and clear. The Australian cyclist wants to

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Rebellin Returns For His 30th Pro Season Despite Leg Fracture

The start of Giro dell’Appennino delivered many eventful affairs, one of which is another comeback of David Rebellin. The Italian racer pulled through a crash at the Memorial Marco Pantani. The incident which occurred last September left him with a double fracture in his leg. Only after eight months after the crash, did the 50-year-old

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Tim Merlier

Alpecin-Fenix Drops Tim Merlier For Tour de France 2022

Belgian cyclist, Tim Merlier, winner of a stage at Tour de France, will be absent from the screen in Tour de France of 2022. The 29 year old rider who has been a part of the UCI cycling team Alpecin-Fenix, alongside Mathieu van der Poel, will not be seen reappearing, as the team decided to

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Katie Archibald Damaged Ligaments

Katie Archibald Yet Again Suffers Damaged Ligaments

As she made recovery from a broken collar bone, Katie Archibald has yet again suffered ligament damage as a result of being hit by a heedless car driver on Sunday. On Wednesday, the British star revealed that she was hit by a car when the driver failed to see her at the T-junction and made

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Chris Froome Delivers Amazing Performance

Froome Makes Headway With Best Performance In Last Years

Chris Froome celebrated the win of his teammate Jakob Fuglsang who charged mercilessly through the climb against Michael Woods along with David Gaudu. Woods came in second beating Gaudu in the line but this was not the only reason to celebrate. There were cheers at the one-day race because Chris Froome delivered his best performance

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Jai Hindley Wins Giro

Jai Hindley Rests Ghosts Of Past As He Wins 2022 Giro d’Italia

Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) just made history by winning the 2022 Giro d’Italia, this is the first Grand Tour win for him, his team and his country-Australia. His performance at this year’s edition is quite different than what we observed two years ago. Matteo Sobrero (BikeExchange-Jayco) won the time trial of the 21st stage but Hindley

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Sir Willie

Meeting Sir Willie: Strava’s New FKD- The Fastest Known Dog

Pearl Izumi is one of the leading brands of Cycling Gear for both men and women and today they premiered their first “daschund’mentary,”. In this video series, they will be showing what is the main criteria of becoming Strava’s KFD- The Fastest Known Dog. All of that seems good enough, but what does it mean to

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