1. 2011 Tour De France Stage 15 Results: Mark Cavendish Secures Emphatic Spint Win

    After three tough days in the Pyrenees, the Tour returned to the relatively flat transition stages before moving into the Alps next week...

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  2. 2011 Tour De France Stage 14 Results: Thomas Voeckler Unshakeable in Yellow

    After having the equivalent of a rolling rest day on Stage 13, the pressure was back on today for the Stage 14 ride from Saint-Gaudens to the Plateau de Beille...

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  3. 2011 Tour De France Stage 12 Results: Frank Schleck Steps Up, Contador Cracks

    Team Leopard-Trek decided that they were going to test the resolve and fitness of the peloton on first day that the 2011 Tour de France visited the high mountains. It didn't really work as expected...

    Craig Christopher Written by Craig Christopher about 3 years ago 1,476 reads 9 comments

  4. 2011 Tour de France Stage 12 Preview: The Mountain Stages Begin

    We’re over halfway through the 2011 Tour de France —we will finally see the big boys come out to play and the race will get very serious...

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  5. 2011 Tour De France Stage 10 Results: Andre Greipel Gets His Revenge

    The first day back after the rest day in the 2011 Tour de France was a gentle 158km jaunt from Aurillac to Carmaux...

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  6. 2011 Tour de France Week 1: Carnage Sees Contenders Whittled Down to Four

    As the combatants in the 2011 Tour de France enjoy a day’s rest before the circus moves into the seriously lumpy terrain later this week...

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  7. Silverstone 2011 F1: Ferrari Triumphs, Red Bull Feuds and McLaren Goes Backwards

    The FIA have finally found a way to fracture the dominance of Red Bull. Unfortunately, they will be hard pushed to change the rules in the middle of the race weekend every race for ...

    Craig Christopher Written by Craig Christopher about 3 years ago 805 reads 16 comments

  8. 2011 Tour de France: Juan Antonio Flecha Hit by Car (Video)

    If there wasn’t already enough carnage if this year’s Tour de France, we now have the ridiculous occurrence of a rider in a coherent and well-established breakaway being hit by a television car...

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  9. 2011 Tour de France Stage 8 Results: Rui Costa Wins While Hushovd Keeps Yellow

    There’s nothing like a bit of an incline to thin out the peloton a little bit. Stage 8 of the Tour today took the riders from Aigurande to Super-Besse Sancy...

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  10. 2011 Tour De France Stage 7 Results: Mark Cavendish Dominates—Brad Wiggins out

    There’s a big omen hanging over today’s ride. In Tour history, stages finishing in Chateauroux have only ever been won by riders with the initials MC...

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  11. Tour de France Stage 6 Results: Edvald Boasson Hagen Wins Lacklustre Day

    The sixth stage of the 2011 Tour de France took the peloton from Dinan to Lisieux on the longest stage of this year’s Tour. Although classified as a flat stage, there are three categorised climbs...

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  12. Tour De France Stage 5 Results: Cavendish Claims Victory in Accident-Marred Day

    It should have been a relatively uneventful day. The 165km from Carhaix to Cap Frehel had no climbs of significance, but the combination of winding roads and a nasty North Atlantic ...

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  13. Tour de France Stage 4 Results: Cadel Evans Wins, Thor Hushovd Stays In Yellow

    Although it’s officially categorized as a flat stage, Stage 4 of the 2011 Tour de France was not likely to be quite the sprinter’s paradise expected of these early stages...

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  14. Tour De France 2011: Mark Cavendish and Thor Hushovd Ridiculously Penalised

    It wouldn’t be the Tour de France if there wasn’t at least one ridiculous controversy to spring up during the race...

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  15. 2011 Tour De France Stage 3 Results: Tyler Farrar Claims Victory

    Stage 3 of the 2011 sees the peleton ride north from Olonne-sur Mer across the Loire River to Redon in Brittany...

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  16. 2011 Tour De France Stage 2 Results: Alberto Contador Slips Further Down Order

    Stage 2 of the 2011 Tour de France was a comparatively short and flat 23-km team time trial around the town of Les Essarts in the Vendee region of France. Opinion is divided about the inclusion of the time trial...

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  17. 2011 Tour De France Stage 1 Results: Contador and Schleck Caught in Late Crash

    What appeared to be a relaxed opening stage of the 2011 Tour de France descended into chaos within sight of the finish line as favourites Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck were caught up in a series of crashes...

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  18. 2011 Tour De France Contenders: Can Anyone Beat Andy Scheck or Alberto Contador?

    The 2011 edition of the Tour de France gets under on July 2nd and, before it even begins, we can already discount at least 190 of the 198 starters...

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  19. Formula 1: Valencia Set To Replace Catalunya as the Home of the Spanish GP

    With memories of an outstandingly boring 2011 European Grand Prix in Valencia still fresh in our minds, there is disturbing news coming out of Spain that the harbourside race could replace Catalunya as the home of the Spanish Grand Prix until 2021...

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  20. FIA Dumps 2013 Formula 1 Engine Change as Audi Calls the Sport Irrelevant

    The debate about new Formula 1 engine regulations for the 2013 season has largely come and gone without much fuss. For awhile, there was a strong push for a four-cylinder, turbocharged effort, rev-limited to around 12,000 RPM...

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  21. Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso Concede Defeat in 2011 Title Race

    The 2011 Formula 1 season must now effectively be over. Sebastian Vettel has now secured his sixth victory in a season only eight races old (he took second place in the other two) and could now take a three race holiday and still lead the championship...

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  22. Formula 1: FIA Rule Changes to Put the Brakes on Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel

    Helmut Marko is not a man who is afraid of making a big statement or letting people know what he’s thinking. At the moment, he’s thinking that the FIA are changing the rules to try to slow down Red Bull...

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  23. Formula One Racing: Is Lewis Hamilton a Frustrated Genius, or Completely Mad?

    Lewis Hamilton has had another bad weekend and received some harsh criticism from two former champions. Following on from Monaco, where he attracted a lot of criticism and the attention ...

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  24. Allan McNish & Mike Rockenfeller (video): Horror Le Mans 24-Hour Crashes

    Allan McNish gave Le Mans marshals and photographers a much closer look at the underside of a speeding Audi Le Mans Prototype than any of them would have bargained for when everything went wrong attempting a risky overtaking move...

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  25. Formula 1: Mark Webber's Time at Red Bull Racing Coming to an End?

    The writing is on the wall for Mark Webber. The Aussie journeyman’s time at Red Bull is coming to an end, despite him making it clear that he wants to drive next year and his preference is to stay at RBR until the end of his career...

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