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Nibali set for Tour de France glory



Improved drug testing helped me win, says Nibali

Vincenzo Nibali said he would never have been in with a chance of winning the Tour de France had it not been for recent improvements in tackling doping.

Nibali ensures Tour victory as Martin wins time trial

Three‑time world time trial champion Tony Martin won the 20th stage 54km individual race against the clock at the Tour de France on Saturday.

Nibali set to win Tour, with two Frenchmen on podium

Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no‑nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France after another impressive...

Briton Thomas extends Team Sky deal

Briton Geraint Thomas has extended his contract with Team Sky for an extra two years, the British outfit revealed Monday. Just a day after finishing the...

Kazakhstan wants Tour de France

After Kazakhstan won the Tour de France, the Central Asian state now wants to host the Tour, a top official said Monday.

How France reclaimed the Tour from Britain

When the 2014 Tour de France started in Britain with a British reigning champion riding for a British team, in some quarters there was the feeling that a...

Chinese history-maker Ji looking forward to break from cycling

Chinese rider Ji Cheng said he wants to get away from cycling for a while after completing the Tour de...

Bride on Tour

A woman wearing a bride dress waves as the pack rides during the 137.5 km twenty‑first and last stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Evry and Paris

Humble, ambitious Nibali had early cycling dream

As a teenager, Vincenzo Nibali uprooted himself from his home in Sicily to head for Tuscany — and a career on a bike. Off to join a cycling program...