Posts Tagged Tour de France

The Latest: Cancellara involved in spectacular Tour crash

A doctor, left, and the Trek team manager, right, tend to Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara after he crashed with several other riders during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 159.5 kilometers (99.1 miles) with start in Antwerp and finish in Huy, Belgium, Monday, July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

HUY, Belgium (AP) — The Latest from the third stage of the Tour de France (all times local):

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Cancellara in yellow jersey as stage 3 of Tour gets underway

William Bonnet of France holds his head after crashing with scores of other riders during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 159.5 kilometers (99.1 miles) with start in Antwerp and finish in Huy, Belgium, Monday, July 6, 2015. Bonnet abandoned the race following the crash. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

HUY, Belgium (AP) — British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader’s yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday’s crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

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TOUR DE FRANCE WATCH: Cookson praises security on Tour

Germany's Andre Greipel crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia, left, and Britain's sprinter Mark Cavendish, right, to win the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 166 kilometers (103 miles) with start in Utrecht and finish in Neeltje Jans, Netherlands, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — Ace sprinter Mark Cavendish’s Etixx-Quickstep team was fighting for both the stage win and the yellow jersey at the Tour de France on Sunday. It ended empty-handed.

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Greipel wins 2nd stage of Tour de France; Nibali loses time

Germany's Andre Greipel celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 166 kilometers (103 miles) with start in Utrecht and finish in Neeltje Jans, Netherlands, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — In ferocious winds and thunderous rain, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador managed to use the conditions to their advantage on the second stage of the Tour de France.

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Dennis defends yellow jersey on 2nd stage of Tour de France

Australia's Rohan Dennis, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium of the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 13.8 kilometers (8.57 miles), with start and Finish in Utrecht, Netherlands, Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Australian rider Rohan Dennis defends the yellow jersey as riders set off on the second stage of the Tour de France on Sunday.

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