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Tour de France in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

  • 2008-07-27 95th Tour de France won by Carlos Sastre of Spain
  • 2009-07-26 96th Tour de France won by Alberto Contador of Spain
  • 2010-07-25 97th Tour de France won by Andy Schleck of Luxembourg
  • 2011-07-24 98th Tour de France won by Cadel Evans of Australia; first and only Australian to win the event
  • 2012-07-22 99th Tour de France won by Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012-08-29 The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles

Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • 2013-01-19 Lance Armstrong admits to doping in all seven of his Tour de France victories
  • 2013-07-21 100th Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain
  • 2014-07-27 101st Tour de France won by Vincenzo Nibali of Italy
  • 2015-07-26 102nd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain
  • 2016-07-24 103rd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain
  • 2017-07-23 104th Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain, his 4th win
  • 2018-07-29 Tour de France: Geraint Thomas becomes the first Welshman and only 3rd Briton to win the Tour; beats Dutchman Tom Dumoulin by 1' 51"; Peter Sagan wins green points jersey
  • 2019-07-28 106th Tour de France: 22 year old Egan Bernal becomes first ever Colombian and Latin American winner; Points champion: Peter Sagan of Slovakia
  • 2020-09-20 107th Tour de France: Slovenian Tadej Pogačar claims yellow jersey from countryman Primož Roglič; also wins mountains and U25 classifications; green jersey, Sam Bennett
  • 2021-06-26 Largest-ever pile up in the Tour de France caused by a spectator with a sign during Stage 1. Spectator later hunted down and arrested.
  • 2021-07-09 British road cyclist Mark Cavendish wins Nîmes to Carcassonne stage 13 of the Tour de France for his record equalling 34th career stage victory; equals Eddy Merckx's mark
  • 2021-07-18 108th Tour de France: Defending champion Tadej Pogačar of Slovenia becomes youngest rider to win the Tour twice; also claims Mountains and Youth classifications; Mark Cavendish wins points title

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Deaths in Sport