Pyrenees

Tour de France: `Shark` attack pays dividends for Vincenzo Nibali

Tour de France: `Shark` attack pays dividends for Vincenzo Nibali

 Vincenzo Nibali reminded everyone why he is the reigning champion by claiming victory on the Alpine 19th stage of the Tour de France on Friday.

Jul 24, 2015, 23:36 PM IST
Tour de France: Richie Porte reveals he was `punched` in Pyrenees

Tour de France: Richie Porte reveals he was `punched` in Pyrenees

Australian Richie Porte says he was punched by a spectator while helping Chris Froome to victory on Tuesday`s 10th stage of the Tour de France.

Jul 18, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Cycling: Bring on the mountains, says Orica`s Yates

Diminutive climber Adam Yates is glad to see the back of the flat stages at the Tour de France and eager to start tackling the Pyrenees.

Jul 13, 2015, 06:13 AM IST

Easter egg may have come from dinosaur

Not all Easter eggs come from the same ‘parent’ species as a few could be from dinosaurs, including a new species from the Pyrenees, a new study has suggested.

Apr 06, 2012, 12:40 PM IST

Cavendish goes green before mountain climb

Mark Cavendish beat hail, rain and rival sprinters to snatch the 11th stage of the Tour de France and seize the green jersey on Wednesday in the last flat stage before the Pyrenees.

Jul 13, 2011, 22:58 PM IST

Cavendish goes green before mountain climb

Mark Cavendish beat hail, rain and rival sprinters to snatch the 11th stage of the Tour de France and seize the green jersey on Wednesday in the last flat stage before the Pyrenees.

Jul 13, 2011, 22:58 PM IST

Tour celebrates 100 years of punishing Pyrenees

The first riders to climb the Pyrenees on the Tour de France 100 years ago called the organisers ‘criminals’ and this year’s peloton may start to feel the same during Tuesday’s punishing 16th stage.

Jul 20, 2010, 09:26 AM IST

Tour celebrates 100 years of punishing Pyrenees

The first riders to climb the Pyrenees on the Tour de France 100 years ago called the organisers ‘criminals’ and this year’s peloton may start to feel the same during Tuesday’s punishing 16th stage.

Jul 20, 2010, 09:26 AM IST