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Van Vleuten wins women’s Tour de France for 1st time

Jul. 31, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France (AP) — Veteran rider Annemiek van Vleuten won the women’s Tour de France for the first time on Sunday after clinching the eighth and final stage in style. The 39-year-old Van Vleuten won the stage by 30 seconds from Dutch countrywoman Demi...

AP PHOTOS: A look back at this year's Tour de France

Jul. 25, 2022 04:57 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Through the villages and across the mountains, the Tour de France took its pack of cyclists on a cross-country journey that culminated on the Champs-Elysees. A new champion, Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark, won the race on Sunday, finishing off a three-week trek that took...

Jonas Vingegaard, king of the mountains, wins Tour de France

Jul. 24, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

King of the mountains. Champion on the Champs-Elysees. Jonas Vingegaard blossomed from a talented rookie to a dominant leader in his own right over three weeks of epic racing to win his first Tour de France title on Sunday. The former fish factory worker from Denmark...

Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark wins his 1st Tour de France title

Jul. 24, 2022 13:46 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark wins his 1st Tour de France title.

Vingegaard has first Tour de France win all but secured

Jul. 23, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

ROCAMADOUR, France (AP) — Jonas Vingegaard thundered through the last serious test of the Tour de France to increase his overall lead on Saturday and all but guarantee winning cycling's biggest race. After three weeks of exhausting racing, the Jumbo-Visma leader dug deep in his...

AP PHOTOS: Tour de France cyclists pass by in a flash

Jul. 22, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — For most of those living along the route of the 109th edition of the Tour de France, the race is usually experienced from the side of the road. Often quiet villages and sleepy mountain towns are transformed into a festival of cycling fans sporting costumes and cheering...

Jonas Vingegaard drops Pogacar in final Tour mountain test

Jul. 21, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

HAUTACAM, France (AP) — Barring a crash, Jonas Vingegaard is likely to be wearing the yellow jersey when the Tour de France ends in Paris on Sunday. Vingegaard responded to a series of attacks from defending champion Tadej Pogacar on Thursday and ultimately dropped his main rival...

Woman pleads not guilty in Texas killing of pro cyclist

Jul. 20, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A woman accused of killing professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson as a romantic rival pleaded not guilty to a murder charge on Wednesday, as her lawyers pressed for a quick trial that the judge then scheduled to start in late October. Wilson, 25, was found...

Vingegaard seizes Tour lead after 1st big mountain stage

Jul. 13, 2022 12:34 PM EDT

COL DU GRANON, France (AP) — The first big mountain stage shook things up at the Tour de France as defending champion Tadej Pogacar wilted toward the end of Wednesday's 11th stage and lost the yellow jersey. Jonas Vingegaard and his team Jumbo-Visma were the big winners on the...

Jungels takes 1st career Tour stage win, Pogačar keeps lead

Jul. 10, 2022 13:07 PM EDT

CHÂTEL LES PORTES DU SOLEIL, France (AP) — A solo attack by Bob Jungels gave him his first Tour de France stage victory on the first Alpine finish of this year’s race, while two-time defending champion Tadej Pogačar retained the leader’s yellow jersey after the ninth stage on Sunday. ...