Geraint Thomas seized the overall victory in Paris while the European champion Alexander Kristoff won the conclusive stage of the 105th Tour de France on the Champs-Elysées. This is the second success for UAE Team Emirates after super combative Dan Martin took stage 6 in Mûr-de-Bretagne. It’s Kristoff’s third victory after two stages in 2014.
World champion Tom Dumoulin took his second time trial victory in the Tour de France after stage 13 in 2016 to retain his second place overall behind Geraint Thomas who finished third in the Basque country while Chris Froome came second and deprived Primoz Roglic of the third position on GC. 145 riders were expected
One year after he became the first Slovenian to win a Tour de France stage after cresting the Galibier in the lead, former ski jumper Primoz Roglic powered to victory in the downhill following the col d’Aubisque. The LottoNL-Jumbo rider moved into the top 3 ahead of the individual time trial, 2’29’’ down on yellow
Arnaud Démare of Groupama-FDJ won the bunch gallop ahead of Christophe Laporte from Cofidis to deliver a 1-2 for French riders in Pau after several sprinters had quit the Tour. It’s the second Tour de France victory for the former French champion. Geraint Thomas retained the yellow jersey. 146 riders started stage 18 in Trie-sur-Baïse.
Nairo Quintana claimed the 19th Colombian stage victory at the Tour de France and the third this year after two bunch sprints by Fernando Gaviria, making the South American nation the most successful so far. The Movistar climber took the highest summit of the 105th edition in a solo move in the last climb to
The second stage of the weekend ended up like the first one with a Tour de France debutant from Astana taking his first stage victory as Magnus Cort Nielsen mimicked Omar Fraile in Carcassonne, also at the end of a long breakaway. For the first time, the Kazakh team claimed back to back victories (since
Peter Sagan claimed his eleventh stage win at the Tour de France, the third one since the start in Vendée, as he outsprinted Alexander Kristoff and Arnaud Démare in Valence. It was a transition stage for race leader Geraint Thomas between the Alps and the uphill finish in Mende. 152 riders started stage 13 in
Geraint Thomas became the first British winner at Alpe d’Huez on the occasion of the 30th finish in the ski resort of the Oisans. He’s also the first rider to win a road stage to Alpe d’Huez with the yellow jersey. He outsprinted Tom Dumoulin, Romain Bardet, Chris Froome and Mikel Landa to extend his
With a splendid victory at the tough mountain trails Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas, earned the yellow jersey. He won stage 11 to La Rosière-Espace San Bernardo as he overtook breakaway rider Mikel Nieve in the last few hundred meters. His team-mate and defending champion Chris Froome moves into second overall. 165 riders started stage 11
Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe earned a splendid victory on stage 10 while Greg van Avermaet extended his overall lead in the Tour de France 2018. After a long‑range attack in the mountains, Alaphilippe went clear with just under 30km to go and held his advantage over the final climb to take his first Tour stage win