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SBS makes history with refreshed Tour de France line-up

SBS makes history with refreshed Tour de France line-up

The Tour de Femmes is reborn, with the women’s race returning for the first time since 1989.

  • by Louise Rugendyke

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Evans warns Hindley Le Tour will be tougher

Evans warns Hindley Le Tour will be tougher

New Australian cycling sensation Jai Hindley is eyeing a duel with Tadej Pogacar at next year’s Tour de France, and Australia’s only winner Cadel Evans has some advice for him.

  • by Sophie Smith
Hindley eyes Tour de France ... next year

Hindley eyes Tour de France ... next year

Jai Hindley won’t compete at the Tour de France this year but after becoming the first Australian to win the Giro d’Italia on Sunday, the yellow jersey, cycling’s most coveted prize, is on his radar. 

  • by Sophie Smith
Porte declares his business with the Tour de France done

Porte declares his business with the Tour de France done

Richie Porte has got a different race program for his final season as a professional cyclist and hopes to go out the same way he came in - winning. It just won’t be at the Tour.

  • by Sophie Smith
Former Tour de France winner almost left paraplegic after horror crash

Former Tour de France winner almost left paraplegic after horror crash

Ineos Grenadiers rider Egan Bernal says he nearly lost his life doing what he loves most after crashing into a bus during a training ride in Colombia where he remains in intensive care.

  • by Reuters
‘I want them to feel the wrath of the viewers’: SBS out of touch, says axed commentator McEwen

‘I want them to feel the wrath of the viewers’: SBS out of touch, says axed commentator McEwen

The network’s call to drop popular pundit Robbie McEwen from its cycling broadcast team has sparked global outcry, with the retired Tour de France star saying it has nothing to do with budget.

  • by Sophie Smith
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Mike Tomalaris says he was an ‘emotional wreck’ after forced resignation from SBS TV

Mike Tomalaris says he was an ‘emotional wreck’ after forced resignation from SBS TV

The former Tour de France host says he struggled with depression after his sudden exit.

  • by Garry Maddox
‘I leave with my head held high’: Tour de France host Mike Tomalaris suddenly exits SBS TV

‘I leave with my head held high’: Tour de France host Mike Tomalaris suddenly exits SBS TV

The popular host is sad that his association with “a place that ran through my veins” is over.

  • by Garry Maddox
Fan who caused Tour de France crash faces suspended sentence

Fan who caused Tour de France crash faces suspended sentence

On the same day that plans for a revived women’s Tour next year were unveiled, prosecutors called for a suspended sentence for the fan who caused a spectacular crash during this year’s race.

  • by Stephane Mahe
Ewan determined to finish season on a high at cycling world champs

Ewan determined to finish season on a high at cycling world champs

Caleb Ewan is determined to finish his season on a high at the world championships on Sunday after crashing out of the Tour de France and breaking his collarbone in four places.

  • by Sophie Smith
In quest of the beyond, where an old sled still lives

In quest of the beyond, where an old sled still lives

In this time of lockdowns and disappointment, the hopes of a beyond might best be pursued modestly, at that intersection where memories and imagination reside.

  • by Tony Wright