CYCLING – Chris Froome won the 2015 Tour de France and earned €503,530 combined, most of all riders. His final classification victory alone was already worth €450,000, which is more than any other team has earned combined. Continue reading →
CYCLING – Peter Sagan has earned €46,080 in the first 16 stages of the 2015 Tour de France. This is more than 18 teams have earned so far. Sagan is followed by three time stage winner André Greipel and leader in the general classification Chris Froome. Continue reading →
CYCLING – The 2015 Tour de France is in its first rest day after nine days of racing. Etixx – Quick-Step has earned €44,350, most of all teams. They have earned more than 22 times as much as FDJ (€2,010). Continue reading →
CYCLING – On 4 July, the Tour de France will start in Utrecht. Excluding France, Netherlands are the country with most Tour starts – six, including 2015. The following are various stats about the Tour de France and its participants this year.
CYCLING – Jean-Christophe Péraud and Thibaut Pinot will come second and third respectively in the 2014 Tour de France. It is the first time in 17 years that any local favourite reaches the top 3. In 1997, Richard Virenque finished second behind Tour winner Jan Ullrich. The last time two Frenchmen reached the Champs Élysées podium was 30 years ago. In 1984, Laurent Fignon won the Tour de France and Bernard Hinault finished runner-up.