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‘How aren’t we dead?’ What it’s really like to ride the Tour de France

Reigning champion Geraint Thomas, sprinting great Mark Cavendish and Swiss legend Fabian Cancellara are among several riders who tell The Independent the bare realities of the Tour

From Kipchoge to Chelsea, Ineos is just starting its assault on sport

Across football, cycling, sailing and athletics, the controversial petrochemicals company is becoming more and more prevalent in our sporting landscape, driven by its obsessive owner who will stop at nothing to succeed

Cycling legend Merckx in hospital with head injury after bike crash

The 74-year-old was taken to Dendermonde hospital on Sunday after falling while out riding with friends