Tour De France

Fan Throws Urine At Cavendish After Monday Crash

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Sport

Mark Cavendish had urine thrown at him by a spectator during today's time trial in the Tour de France. Although the Manxman declined to answer ques...

'Why Are You Taking My Tape Recorder?'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Sport

Mark Cavendish was at the centre of controversy at the Tour de France as he was accused of causing a crash 100 metres from the finish line of stage 10...

From The Moors Of Yorkshire To La Ville-Lumière

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Sport

The 2014 Tour de France, which will take in the Yorkshire countryside and London, begins exactly a year today, so it is appropriate to take a peek at ...

Tour De France - A Wine Lover's Guide

Gerard Basset | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gerard Basset

Everyone's talking about the Tour de France this year, particularly as it is the 100th anniversary of this iconic race. But cycling is not the only thing with which France is associated - this is also the land of great wines.

Armstrong: 'Things Cannot Change Under McQuaid'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Sport

Cycling cheat Lance Armstrong says the sport cannot reform while Pat McQuaid remains president of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). McQuaid ...

The Democracy of Cycling

Mark Perryman | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Perryman

For many this is a people's sport as well. On the roads free to watch, and despite the branding on every inch, or should that read centimetre of the team's cycling jerseys , the sheer length of the courses means that the corporate brands cannot frame our consumption as roadside or sofa-bound spectators in the way a stadium sport will be.

Wiggins Out Of Tour De France

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins has been ruled out of the Tour de France due to an "ongoing knee condition", Team Sky have confirmed. The 2012 winner withdrew ...

Wiggins Could Miss Tour De France

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins' preparations for the Tour de France have suffered another setback, with a knee injury preventing him from training fully. Wigg...

Giro D'Italia 2014 To Start In... Ireland!

PA/Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Sport

Cycling's prestigious Giro d'Italia will begin in Ireland next year, organisers confirmed today. The cross-border start to one of the sport's three...

The End of Dryathlon 2013; But What Is 'The Golden Rule''

James Peckham | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Peckham

What is the ultimate test of physical and mental endurance? Some would say a marathon. Others would say 20 marathons in 20 days. Some others would even say completing the Tour de France without any performance enhancing drugs. How about a month without alcohol?

Should We Still Be Listening to Lance Armstrong?

Cycling News HD | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport
Cycling News HD

Let's face it, what incentive is there really for someone who has got away with doping throughout their sporting career to come forward to such a commission? Even with the threat of sporting sanction removed, they still stand to lose their reputation and place in the hearts of their public.

Drugs in Sport, Part I: The Inconvenient Truth

Marek Doyle | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Sport
Marek Doyle

Regardless of what you have heard since Lance Armstrong staged his confession on Oprah, drugs are everywhere in sport. And regardless of where you stand, they're not going anywhere. And there's a good reason they're not going anywhere either: drugs work and they work very well.

Lance Armstrong and the Wikipedia Edit Wars

Sam Oakley | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Tech
Sam Oakley

The re-writing of history is not solely constrained to the entry on Armstrong either. Check out the Tour-de-France entry, his name has been removed from the winners list, added and removed again more than 30 times in the last three days alone.

Team Sky Win Stage Down Under

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Sport

Geraint Thomas, Team Sky Cyclist and Olympic gold medalist, has clocked up an important stage win at the Tour Down Under. Thomas, 26, secured victo...

Sponsors Should Also Be Asking Questions of Armstrong

Vic Davies | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Sport
Vic Davies

Armstrong's statement implies that he crossed the line between wanting to be better at his sport in order to win, and winning at any cost. That the winning became more important than the sport itself.

Froome Will Lead Team Sky At Le Tour, Says Wiggins

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins has said Chris Froome will lead Team Sky at the 2013 Tour de France, as the recent knighthood effectively concedes his title and f...

Graffiti Mocking Lance Armstrong Appears In LA

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 23.03.2013 | Home

As the sporting world reflects on The Biggest Cheat Ever Lance Armstrong making his mea culpa to Oprah Winfrey, an unidentified artist in Los An...

Consider Yourself in Lance Armstrong's Shoes, Then Get Off Your High Horse!

Mette Poynton | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Sport
Mette Poynton

We are ALL flawed and this is what we should remember when we jump on to our high horses and pass judgment on others.

'He Regrets One Thing, That He Got Caught'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong "inflicted misery on good people" and "should be in jail," says one of his most fierce critics following the Oprah interview. Forme...

What Does Lance Armstrong Reveal About the Psychology of Deception?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Sport
Dr Raj Persaud

Machiavellianism is measured by personality tests and so called 'high Machs' - those who score high on Machiavellianism - are strategic long-term planners. Lance Armstrong has become famous for his apparently altruistic work with cancer charities - this echoes Jimmy Savile's extensive similar charitable pursuits.

Lance and Oprah: Can Cycling Hope to Benefit?

Cycling News HD | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Sport
Cycling News HD

If Armstrong names names, at the UCI or elsewhere, then those who at best turned a blind eye - and at worst colluded - during the sport's darkest days will find themselves held to account. If the World Anti Doping Agency allows for a 'truth and reconciliation' process to emerge from the fallout, then those who always avoid the bullet may finally be caught in the sights:

Tour De France 2014 Route Through Yorkshire Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Sport

The route for the 2014 Tour de France, which will take in the Yorkshire countryside and London, will channel the spirit of the London 2012 Olympics by...

Will Lance Armstrong Admit to Using Performance-enhancing Drugs?

Sarah Aston | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Aston

Lance Armstrong's long-anticipated appearance on Oprah could bring an end to speculation about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.

LOOK: Play The 'Lance Armstrong On Oprah' Bingo Game

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Comedy

We know that he's going to confess to doping - but what else will Lance Amstrong reveal in his interview with Oprah Winfrey? Tick the boxes/have a non...

Armstrong Confesses To Oprah He Doped

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong scooped Oprah Winfrey by apologising to staff at the Livestrong cancer charity to admit he doped during his seven Tour de France 'wins...