Canadian Woods to lead Israel Start-Up Nation team at the Tour de France

Canadian rider Michael Woods will lead the Israel Start-Up Nation team at the Tour de France. "His success in the (Ardennes) Classics, the Tour de Romandie and the Tour de Suisse gave him — and us — the confidence that he can play the role in the greatest cycling race of all, the Tour," team sports director Rik Verbrugghe said in a statement Monday.

Canadian rider Piccoli finishes third in third stage of Tour of Rwanda

Canadian rider James Piccoli finished third Tuesday in the third stage of the Tour of Rwanda. France's Alain Boileau, a member of the B&B Hotels p/b KTM team, won a sprint to the finish in the 171.6-kilometre stage from Nyanza to Gicumbi in four hours 23 minutes 57 seconds.

Pogacar outsprints French duo to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Canada's Wood fifth

Michael Woods' late charge fell just short Sunday as the Canadian rider finished fifth in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic. Slovenian rider Tadej Pogacar outsprinted Frenchmen Julian Alaphilippe and David Gaudu to win the 295.5-kilometre race.

Alaphilippe takes emotional win at Tour de France

Alaphilippe takes emotional win at Tour de France

Julian Alaphilippe is back making a splash at the Tour de France and once again wearing the iconic yellow jersey. The French showman, who more than any other helped turn the 2019 edition into a thriller, again showered the Tour with his class and guile Sunday, poaching victory on Stage 2.

Late but alive, Tour de France races into COVID epidemic

Late but alive, Tour de France races into COVID epidemic

Delayed but alive again and out on French roads, the strangest Tour de France ever set off Saturday in a bubble of anti-COVID protocols to try to keep the 176 riders virus-free for three weeks of racing through the country's worsening epidemic.

LANCE Part 2 debuts tonight on TSN

The history of sport is riddled with the rise and fall of countless athletes, but perhaps no one has played the hero and the villain quite like Lance Armstrong. The former cycling star is the subject of the latest 30 for 30 movie, a two-part film called LANCE, catch Part 2, Sunday at 9pm et/6pm pt. on TSN1 and TSN4.

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LANCE Part 1 debuts tonight on TSN1

The history of sport is riddled with the rise and fall of countless athletes, but perhaps no one has played the hero and the villain quite like Lance Armstrong. The former cycling star is the subject of the latest 30 for 30 movie, a two-part film called LANCE, that will debut on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1.

Ken Rodney, TSN.ca

Tour de France called off, no new dates set

Tour de France called off, no new dates set

After weeks of holding out hope the Tour de France would be able to go ahead as planned despite the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s most famous cycling race was finally added to the list of sporting events called off.

Bernal becomes first South American to win Tour de France

Bernal becomes first South American to win Tour de France

Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian (and South American) to win the Tour de France as the three-week race ended with the 21stand final stage on the Champs-Elysees. At 22, Bernal is the youngest Tour winner in the post-World War II era.

Bernal all but secures Tour de France win

Bernal all but secures Tour de France win

Egan Bernal kept the yellow jersey Saturday after the last Alpine stage, and barring a crash or a last-minute health issue, he will become the first Colombian to win the Tour when it ends on Paris' Champs-Elysees with a largely processional stage on Sunday. At age 22, Bernal will also become the youngest post-World War II winner of the Tour.

Canadian Woods keeps going in Tour de France despite broken ribs

Ignoring two broken ribs, Canadian Mike Woods finished 88th in Thursday's 209.5-kilometre Stage 12 of the Tour de France. His EF Education First team said a scan had shown the damage suffered by the 32-year-old from Ottawa in a crash 35 kilometres from the finish of the previous stage.

Pinot, Alaphilippe boost French hopes at Tour de France

As their country prepares to celebrate Bastille Day, Julian Alaphilippe and Thibaut Pinot were in the mood for fireworks a day in advance at the Tour de France.

Tour de France: Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage seven

Tour de France: Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage seven

Dylan Groenewegen won the longest stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as Giulio Ciccone kept the yellow jersey on Friday. The Dutch sprinter edged Australian rival Caleb Ewan and former world champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia to claim his fourth career stage win of the Tour.