DW sports reporter Joscha Weber on the first Grand Départ of the Tour de France in Germany after 30 years.
A stunning solo attack up a grueling climb has put Chris Froome in the frame to win a third consecutive Grand Tour event. The British cyclist said his performance in Friday's 19th stage was one of the best he's produced.
Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has failed a doping test. The British rider said that he took an increased dosage of asthma medication during another race on the advice of a doctor.
The disgraced cyclist will pay $5 million to settle claims that he defrauded the US government when he cheated while riding under the Postal Service banner. His former teammate will pocket up to 25 percent of the amount.
The Tour de France route for 2018 has been unveiled, but it's bad news for British cyclist Chris Froome. This year's race, which starts on July 7, doesn't seem to have conditions that favor the reigning champion.
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