ALPE D'HUEZ, France (AP) - On the final day in the Alps, the Tour de France gets a new leader - Andy Schleck. The Luxembourg rider has overtaken Frenchman Thomas Voeckler, making up his 15-second deficit during a 68-mile stage that sent riders up the brutally steep Alpe d'Huez. Voeckler... more »
LE MONETIER-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - Andy Schleck won the 18th Stage of the Tour de France in a dazzling solo breakaway attack in the Alps on Thursday, while Thomas Voeckler barely held onto the overall leader's yellow jersey. Schleck attacked his main rivals on the second of three grueling climbs... more »
BORDEAUX, France (AP) - Mark Cavendish won the 18th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish and two-time champion Alberto Contador maintained his eight-second lead over second-place Andy Schleck of Luxembourg in the overall classification. It's the British rider's fourth stage win of the 2010 Tour and... more »
PAU, France (AP) - Seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong provided some excitement during the 16th stage of this year's race. France's Pierrick Fedrigo won a sprint finish in a group of nine that included Armstrong, who had attacked repeatedly from the very beginning of the 16th stage.... more »
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) - Andy Schleck has lost the overall lead in the Tour de France to defending champion Alberto Contador.
Thomas Voeckler was the winner of the 15th stage in a time of 4 hours, 44 minutes, 51 seconds.
The stage covered the 116.5-mile course from Pamiers... more »
BOURG-LES-VALENCE, France (AP) - Mark Cavendish has won the 11th stage of the Tour de France in a mass sprint under a scorching sun, while Andy Schleck of Luxembourg retained the overall race lead. Cavendish collected his third stage win in this year's Tour on Thursday, a 114.6-mile trek from... more »
SAINT-JEAN-DE-MAURIENNE, France (AP) - Sandy Casar of France has won the mountainous ninth stage of the Tour de France and Andy Schleck of Luxembourg has captured the overall lead. The French rider won the second and final Alpine ride by leading a seven-man breakaway in the 127-mile trek along three... more »