Three talking points from the Tour de France

While the epic 21-day battle for the 2022 Tour de France title was eventually won by Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard, the buzz around the race has raised several topics.

French hopes flagging on Tour de 'Lose'

Regional newspaper Le Progres groaned over the long wait for a home Tour de France stage winner this weekend with the scathing headline "Blue, Blanc, Lose", a play on the French tri-colour using lose instead of Rouge.

The trailblazer taking Bangladesh cycling to new heights

The Daily Star (DS): How did you start cycling? When did you realise cycling was a sport?

Tour de France 2015: Greipel sprints to third stage win

Andre Greipel sprint to his third stage win of this year's Tour de France in Valence as Britain's Chris Froome comfortably kept his overall lead.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Three talking points from the Tour de France

While the epic 21-day battle for the 2022 Tour de France title was eventually won by Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard, the buzz around the race has raised several topics.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

French hopes flagging on Tour de 'Lose'

Regional newspaper Le Progres groaned over the long wait for a home Tour de France stage winner this weekend with the scathing headline "Blue, Blanc, Lose", a play on the French tri-colour using lose instead of Rouge.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Shiuli Shabnam: A woman of many hats

Shiuli Shabnam is making a mark as one of the few female athletes competing at the top level of two different disciplines, while breaking barriers in the male-dominated sporting scene of the country.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

The trailblazer taking Bangladesh cycling to new heights

The Daily Star (DS): How did you start cycling? When did you realise cycling was a sport?

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

Domestic chores put Burundian on track to success

For 19-year-old Burundian Adelphine Nimfasha, regularly carrying more than twice her own weight in rice on her father’s bicycle proved to be excellent - albeit unusual - preparation for becoming a professional cyclist.

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Road race a rare chance for fans

Richard Carapaz of Ecuador produced a powerful late burst after six-hour slog to win gold in a thrilling Olympic men’s road race as favourite Tadej Pogacar was beaten into third place at the Fuji International Speedway on Saturday.

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Boy next door Pogacar spearheads new era

The fresh-faced Slovenian Tadej Pogacar was set to ride into Paris in triumph on the final stage of the Tour de France after cementing his grip on the lead in the time trial on Saturday 

August 29, 2020
August 29, 2020

Hope and expectation as Tour de France starts in virus shadow

The Tour de France set off from the French Riviera on Saturday, two months later than planned and under the shadow of a coronavirus pandemic which could still shatter hopes of the world's greatest bike race making it to the Paris finish line in three weeks' time.

September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017

Cyclist pedals around the world in 78 days

A British endurance cyclist has smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation of the planet on a bicycle, riding 18,000 miles (29,000km) in under 80 days.

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Froome under fire over 'cheating' jersey

Chris Froome and his Sky team comes under attack again on the opening weekend of the Tour de France, but not on the road.