This year’s Tour was marked by near-40℃ temperatures, roads cooled with water, and heatstroke.
The world’s biggest cycling race is a great way to teach people about geology – and test our own ideas.
The answer could lie in evolution.
Technology is often blamed for “locking down” major bike races and making them predictable. Yet data analysis shows that Tours in the “classic era” weren’t always thrill rides.
Three scientists explain the biology and physics of what goes into one of the world’s most grueling races, the Tour de France.
Riders in the 2022 Tour de France will ride more than 2,100 miles (3,400 km) over the 21 flat and mountainous stages of the race. And they will burn an incredible amount of energy while doing so.
A fan’s sign caused a massive pile up at the Tour de France. But should the event’s organisers take legal action?
Riders in the 2021 Tour de France will ride more than 2,100 miles (3,400 km) over the 21 flat and mountainous stages of the race. And they will burn an incredible amount of energy while doing so.
Cycling remains a leading example of athletes sacrificing their bodies for sporting glory.
My research has shown evidence of racism and particularly anti-blackness in elite and professional cycling.
The success of the virtual road race shows how quickly esports are moving into the mainstream.
If you think English footy fans have it hard losing in the semis in far away away tournaments, imagine being French and losing the Tour de France on your home turf every year.
Conspiracy theories help sports fans make sense of unexpected events – like when a whole rugby team becomes sick before a world cup final, or the retirement of Michael Jordan from basketball.
More needs to be done to manage concussions in road cycling.
Turns out taking antioxidant supplements after exercise doesn’t do much to help reduce muscle soreness after all.
When financial times are tight, only those with soft power ambitions can see the economic sense in World Cups or Olympic Games.
Why is cycling such a white sport?
Cycling is a great form of exercise, and what better time to get started than the new year. But before you launch yourself up a mountain, review these tips from an experienced MAMIL.
The Team Sky boss is due to give evidence to MP’s at parliament. Here’s what they should ask him.
Everything you need to know about how elite cyclists tackle the slopes of the Tour.