Simon Geschke wins 17th Tour stage, Chris Froome responds to Quintana
Simon Geschke wins 17th Tour stage, Chris Froome responds to Quintana

German Simon Geschke won the first Alpine stage of the Tour de France this year on Wednesday`s 17th stage as Chris Froome maintained his overall lead.

It was a fifth victory for Germans at this year`s Tour after Andre Greipel`s three in sprint finishes and Tony Martin on stage four.

Chris Froome shuns yellow jersey after Tony Martin crash
Chris Froome shuns yellow jersey after Tony Martin crash

Chris Froome revealed Friday he will not be wearing the yellow jersey on the Tour de France`s seventh stage from Livarot to Fougeres.

Froome is the Tour race leader due to German Tony Martin`s abandonment after breaking his collarbone in a crash at the end of Thursday`s sixth stage.

Tour de France 2015: Stybar wins stage 6 as leader Martin crashes in final stretch
Tour de France 2015: Stybar wins stage 6 as leader Martin crashes in final stretch

Zdenek Stybar won a bitter-sweet sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday as his teammate and race leader Tony Martin crashed in the final kilometre.

Tour de France 2015: Curse of yellow jersey strikes as Tony Martin breaks collarbone
Tour de France 2015: Curse of yellow jersey strikes as Tony Martin breaks collarbone

Tour de France leader Tony Martin looks set to become the second yellow jersey wearer to crash out of the race in a matter of days after he broke his collarbone in a dramatic climax to Thursday`s sixth stage.

Tour de France: `Pure happiness` for Tony Martin as he takes yellow jersey
Tour de France: `Pure happiness` for Tony Martin as he takes yellow jersey

Tony Martin felt nothing but joy as he finally got his hands on the yellow jersey that had eluded him by a matter of seconds on the previous three days at the Tour de France.

Tour de France: Australian Rohan Dennis wins opening stage
Tour de France: Australian Rohan Dennis wins opening stage

Australia`s Rohan Dennis will wear the first yellow jersey of the 2015 Tour de France after winning the opening stage timetrial in Utrecht on Saturday.

Tony Martin targets Tour yellow jersey on opening day
Tony Martin targets Tour yellow jersey on opening day

German time-trial specialist Tony Martin said on Wednesday one of his top priorities for the 2015 season is to pull on the fabled yellow jersey as leader of the Tour de France.

Paris-Roubaix and hour record new goals for Bradley Wiggins
Paris-Roubaix and hour record new goals for Bradley Wiggins

Having finally added the world title to his Olympic timetrial crown from two years ago, Bradley Wiggins has set himself two new targets: winning Paris-Roubaix and setting a new hour record.

Bradley Wiggins pips Tony Martin for first world cycling time-trial title
Bradley Wiggins pips Tony Martin for first world cycling time-trial title

Briton Bradley Wiggins added a time-trial gold to his impressive set of cycling medals when he caused an upset by beating German powerhouse Tony Martin at the world championships on Wednesday.

Tour of Spain: Tony Martin wins stage, Alberto Contador takes overall lead
Tour of Spain: Tony Martin wins stage, Alberto Contador takes overall lead

Two-time Tour of Spain winner Alberto Contador took the overall lead in this year`s edition on Tuesday as German Tony Martin won the 10th stage, a 36.7-kilometre time-trial.

Dominant Vincenzo Nibali set to be crowned in Paris

Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin.

Chavez takes mountain win, Martin builds Swiss lead

Colombia`s Esteban Chavez staged a late attack to win atop the summit finish in Verbier in Saturday`s eighth stage of the Tour of Switzerland, while Germany`s Tony Martin increased his overall lead going into Sunday`s concluding stage.

Sagan takes Tour of Switzerland stage, Martin holds lead

Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the third stage of the Tour of Switzerland on Monday, as Germany`s Tony Martin retained the leader`s yellow jersey.

Martin wins Tour of Switzerland opening time-trial

Germany`s triple world champion Tony Martin won the opening time-trial of the Tour of Switzerland on Saturday to take the leader`s yellow jersey.

Martin storms to second stage victory in Basque Country

German three-time world time-trial champion Tony Martin claimed victory on the second stage of the Tour of the Basque Country on Tuesday.

Tour de France 2013: Tony Martin wins time trial, Chris Froome reinforces lead

Tour de France leader Chris Froome tightened his grip on the yellow jersey after finishing runner-up to world champion Tony Martin in the 11th stage time trial on Wednesday.