Tour de France champion Evans arrives home

Tour de France champion Cadel Evans arrived back in Australia for a victory parade after spending "the best part of his life" working for the historic cycling victory.

Cadel Evans to be honoured with parade in Oz

Tour de France champion Cadel Evans will be welcomed home to Australia next week with a parade through the capital of his home state of Victoria.

Tour winner Evans to stay with BMC to 2014

Tour de France winner Cadel Evans has signed up for another three years with the BMC team which helped him become the first Australian winner of the endurance classic last month.

Cyclist Evans aiming at both Tour and 2012 Olympic

Australian Tour de France champion Cadel Evans hopes to do well at next year`s London Olympics as well as successfully defend his title.

Evans’ Tour de France win hailed in Australia

Cadel Evans` historic Tour de France win was hailed Monday as one of Australia`s finest ever sporting achievements, ranked alongside Rod Laver`s tennis exploits and their America`s Cup yachting triumph.

Cadel Evans wins the Tour de France 2011

Cadel Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France after Briton Mark Cavendish took the final stage on the Champs Elysees for the third year in a row.

Quieting critics, Evans eyes first Aussie Tour win

Silencing his doubters once and for all, Cadel Evans will now be wearing the prized Tour de France leader`s yellow jersey on the Champs-Elysees.

Tour de France to be decided over 42.5 kilometers

The outcome of the Tour de France boils down to a 42.5 km time trial around Grenoble in the penultimate stage on Saturday.

Evans hits back at Schlecks at Tour de France

Cadel Evans hit back at the Schleck brothers Andy and Frank after being accused of not attacking enough to win the Tour de France.

Pyrenees hit their Tour peak in Stage 14

Tour de France embarks Saturday on six mountain climbs that account for nearly a third of the total length of Stage 14.

Hushovd holds on to Tour yellow jersey

The Tour de France yellow jersey remained on Thor Hushovd`s shoulders despite the efforts of Cadel Evans and Alexandre Vinokourov in the eighth stage.

Evans holds off Contador to take fourth stage

Australian Cadel Evans made it clear he was one of the riders to reckon with in this Tour de France when he won the 172.5-km fourth stage in the fist serious climb of this edition in Mur de Bretagne on Tuesday.

Evans in line for yellow as HTC lick wounds

Cadel Evans remained in contention for the Tour de France yellow jersey after surviving a hectic finale to the third stage of the race where American Tyler Farrar broke his duck.

No yellow, but Tour starts to look up for Evans

Cadel Evans admits that after just two Tour de France stages, it`s far too early to be thinking of victory in the world`s toughest and most exacting bike race.

Tour de France`s big guns target Sunday time trial

Some of the biggest `guns` in the Tour de France peloton will be on show Sunday when the destination of the yellow jersey could be decided for the coming week.

Evans gamble pays off as BMC given Tour berth

Cadel Evans`s gamble to sign with BMC paid off when the world champion`s team were picked by organisers to take part in this year`s Tour de France.

World champion Evans to race 2010 Giro

World champion Cadel Evans will race in May`s Giro d`Italia as well as next year`s Tour de France.

Evans offered Tour Down Under wildcard

Australia’s world road racing champion Cadel Evans will ride at next year’s Tour Down Under against Lance Armstrong after his BMC Racing Team were offered a wildcard entry to the race.

Evans` switch to BMC leaves Tour hopes in the balance

Cadel Evans abandoned Silence Lotto to join BMC Racing Team in a bid to strengthen his claim for a maiden Tour de France victory, but the wheels could fall off the twice runner-up`s challenge before the race even starts.

Valverde strengthens Spain lead, Evans drops to fifth

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde strengthened his overall lead in the Tour of Spain’s mountainous stage 13 on Saturday.