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Geraint Thomas blowing in the wind at Tour de France

Geraint Thomas and his teammates don’t need a mountain to deliver a hammer blow on their rivals at the Tour de France.


Mike Teunissen wins Tour de France opening stage; Geraint Thomas crashes at end

Apart from the celebrations of Eddy Merckx’s first victory at the Tour de France half a century ago, nothing went according to plans on the race opening day.


UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 3:53 p.m.

Undeterred by skeptical fans, Thomas takes Tour title

Geraint Thomas was the steadiest rider from the start, the strongest in the Alps and the Pyrenees. On Sunday he concluded his transformation from a support rider into a champion …


UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 11:01 a.m.

Britain’s Geraint Thomas nearly wraps up his 1st Tour de France title

Geraint Thomas effectively sealed his first Tour de France title on Saturday by protecting the yellow jersey in the penultimate stage time trial.


Geraint Thomas closing in on first Tour de France title

Geraint Thomas has retained the yellow jersey on the final mountain stage of the Tour de France while Sky teammate and four-time champion Chris Froome lost his spot on the …


Arnaud Demare posts first home team win; Geraint Thomas keeps Tour de France lead

A French team finally won a stage in this year’s Tour de France when Arnaud Demare of Groupama-FDJ comfortably claimed a sprint victory in the 18th stage on Thursday.


Magnus Cort Nielsen wins Stage 15, Geraint Thomas keeps overall lead at Tour de France

Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark sprinted away from two other challengers to win Stage 15 of the Tour de France on Sunday, while Geraint Thomas had no trouble holding the …


With Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome 1-2, Sky controls the Tour de France

With Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome sitting 1-2 in the overall standings, Team Sky has complete control over the Tour de France.


UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 2:11 p.m.

Rowdy Tour fans tarnish win for Geraint Thomas atop Alpe d’Huez

Rowdy Tour fans tarnished the Stage 12 win for Geraint Thomas atop Alpe d’Huez on Thursday. Thomas sprinted away from Sky teammate Chris Froome to win the legendary climb up …


Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas and Sky answer their doubters in Tour opener

One stage into the Tour de France was all it took for Chris Froome and his Team Sky to answer all the pre-race talk about how they are not as …


Crash course for Froome’s teammate

GAP, France – Two bright-yellow Tour de France arrows attached to a telephone pole were telling Geraint Thomas to veer sharp right. He rode straight into them.