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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

UCI urged to investigate 'shocking culture' of sexual harassment

The issue has been brought to light in recent months by the case of Health Mate Team manager Patrick Van Gansen, who is under formal investigation by the UCI over multiple complaints, all of which he denies

Froome describes aftermath of crash as scene out of hospital drama

Froome’s hopes of a record-equalling fifth Tour title this year were ended in violent fashion in June when he crashed heavily during a recon ride of the time trial route of the Dauphine