Richard Carapaz wins the 12th stage of the Vuelta, Remco Evenepoel remains leader

Richard Carapaz saved his Vuelta by winning the twelfth stage at the top of the Penas Blancas climb (18.9 km at 6.5%), Friday. The Ecuadorian triumphed in front of Wilco Kelderman (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Marc Soler (UAE Team Emirates), members of a breakaway of 32 riders who managed to make the difference after 40 kilometers of … Read more

Ben O’Connor, Thibaut Pinot and Alejandro Valverde reclassified in the winner’s time

False alarm for some leaders. Arrived off the peloton due to breaks in the last kilometers of the second stage of the Vuelta, Ben O’Connor (AG2R Citroën), Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) had lost 26 seconds, 36 seconds respectively and a minute on the first group. Finally, the jury of stewards estimated that … Read more

Christophe Laporte offers himself the last stage and the general classification of the Tour of Denmark

Christophe Laporte is continuing his fine 2022 season. The only French stage winner in the last Tour de France, the Habs won the Tour of Denmark on Saturday by winning the fifth and last stage, run between Give and Vejle (125.9 kilometers ). A just reward for the one who had (already) finished on the … Read more

Nairo Quintana disqualified from the Tour de France for two positive tramadol tests

The limit is tenuous, but in the UCI regulations, tramadol, a painkiller widely used in medicine, has been banned during races since March 2019 for “ preserve the health and safety of runners given the side effects of this substance “. The International Control Agency (ITA) uses dried blood samples to detect the presence of … Read more

Miguel Angel Lopez arrested by the Spanish police for a doping case as a witness

After renouncing to participate in the Tour de France due to yet another injury, the Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez was arrested by the Spanish police when he had just landed this Thursday in Madrid from Colombia. According to the specialized site Ciclo 21, the Astana runner (28) is currently being questioned as part of an … Read more

Tour de France: Hugo Houle wins the 16th stage alone in Foix, Jonas Vingegaard remains in yellow

In Foix, Canada rejoices. Hugo Houle won the 16th stage of the Tour de France alone between Carcassonne and Foix on Tuesday. This is the second Canadian stage victory in the history of the Tour de France after Steve Bauer in 1988. He is ahead of Valentin Madouas and Michael Woods. In the overall race, … Read more

Tadej Pogacar after the 13th stage of the Tour de France: “It was not an easy stage”

Tadej Pogacar (UAE), 12th in the 13th stage and 2nd overall: “It wasn’t an easy stage but I’m happy with my day. It’s hot, it’s the same for everyone. I feel very good, the legs are good. I didn’t spot the last climb (from Saturday’s stage) but seen some videos. We’ll see ! » Filippo … Read more

Warren Barguil hit in the hip and right shoulder

The days follow each other and are not alike. After narrowly failing for the stage victory on Wednesday on the slopes of Granon (10th), Warren Barguil was unlucky during the 12th stage of the Tour which led yesterday to the top of Alpe d’ Boo. In the descent of the Col du Télégraphe, more than … Read more

Tadej Pogacar: “We wanted to let go of the jersey”

“Did you intend or not to lose the yellow jersey, because we saw you riding hard on the last climb when it was not necessary?Yes, we wanted to drop the jersey. I know this climb towards Megève well and I actually wanted to slow down the pace. But in the end, we keep the jersey, … Read more

Julian Alaphilippe will be at the start of the Vuelta

Officially: Julian Alaphilippe will be present on the Vuelta which begins on August 19 from Utrecht in the Netherlands. Victim of a serious fall during the last Liège-Bastogne-Liège and back to competition during the French Championships in Cholet on June 26, the Frenchman from the Quick Step – Alpha Vinyl training was not finally selected … Read more