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Two in custody in Tour de France doping probe

Two in custody in Tour de France doping probe

An investigation has been launched into suspected doping by the Arkea-Samsic team at this year's Tour de France, the Marseille prosecutor said.

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Porte in a storm: Calm during crisis finally leads to podium joy on Tour
Tour de France

Porte in a storm: Calm during crisis finally leads to podium joy on Tour

Richie Porte has had more than his fair share of bad luck racing in the Tour De France. But like Cadel Evans before him, when Porte finally got a clear run in 2020, he fulfilled his long-held promise.

  • by Rupert Guinness
Porte seals podium place as Pogacar rides to Tour de France victory
Tour de France

Porte seals podium place as Pogacar rides to Tour de France victory

Richie Porte has become the first Australian since Cadel Evans to make the podium in the Tour de France's general classification after crossing the line to secure third place in Paris.

  • by Julien Pretot
'We feel as if he's won': Podium finish a Tour victory for Porte
Tour de France

'We feel as if he's won': Podium finish a Tour victory for Porte

Richie Porte's journey into cycling as a teenager riding around Tasmania on a borrowed bike is set to culminate on Sunday when he becomes only the second Australian to stand on the podium at the Tour de France.

  • by Sophie Smith
Australian Richie Porte set for Tour de France podium place
Tour de France

Australian Richie Porte set for Tour de France podium place

Richie Porte has not been the luckiest man on the Tour de France, to say the least, but on Saturday the Australian was relieved to finally break his jinx at the world's greatest cycling race as he looked set to savour a podium place.

Kragh Andersen executes perfect attack to claim Tour de France stage win
Tour de France

Kragh Andersen executes perfect attack to claim Tour de France stage win

The Sunweb rider claimed his second audacious solo stage win of the Tour de France with a perfectly timed attack late in the 19th stage.

  • by Julien Pretot
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'Race of truth': Porte ready to suffer in last-gasp bid for podium
Tour de France

'Race of truth': Porte ready to suffer in last-gasp bid for podium

The Australian knows pain comes before the champagne - and he will empty what's left in his tank during Saturday's penultimate stage of the Tour de France.

  • by Rupert Guinness
Porte fightback as Kwiatkowski wins Tour stage 18, Roglic holds yellow
Tour de France

Porte fightback as Kwiatkowski wins Tour stage 18, Roglic holds yellow

The unsung hero of Team Sky/Ineos during their dominant years claimed his maiden stage victory while Australia's Richie Porte kept his podium hopes alive.

Colombian Lopez wins Tour de France stage 17 as Roglic extends lead
Tour de France

Colombian Lopez wins Tour de France stage 17 as Roglic extends lead

Lopez jumped away from the leading group 3.5 kilometres from the finish and crossed the line 15 seconds ahead of Roglic.

  • by Julien Pretot
Bernal out of the Tour after another horror day in mountains
Tour de France

Bernal out of the Tour after another horror day in mountains

Lennard Kaemna outwitted Giro winner Richard Carapaz at the top of the last climb to finish almost a minute and a half ahead after charging down in the descent.

  • by Julien Pretot
Roglic, Pogacar braced for Slovenian showdown at Tour de France
Tour de France

Roglic, Pogacar braced for Slovenian showdown at Tour de France

There is just one big question left to be answered at the Tour de France: which Slovenian will stand on top of the podium come Sunday on the Champs-Elysees.