Race

Cycling Tour de France

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The peloton passes a field of sunflowers during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race. The 234.5 km stage started in Epernay and finished in Nancy, France Read more

Cycling Tour de France

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Rain clouds spell trouble for the riders as the peloton heads towards Lille during the Tour de France. The riders set out from Le Touquet for the 163 km fourth stage of the three-week race.

Runners and riders in the parade ring before the Albany Stakes during Day Four of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

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Runners and riders in the parade ring before the Albany Stakes during Day Four of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

Nigel Lamb of Great Britain with Matt Hall of Australia, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and Kirby Chambliss of the United States fly in formation over the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, May 15, 2014, ahead of the upcoming third stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Putrajaya, Malaysia this weekend.

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Nigel Lamb of the UK with Matt Hall of Australia, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and Kirby Chambliss of the US fly in formation over the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming third stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Movistar team rider Valverde of Spain wins the Fleche Wallonne Classic cycling race in Huy

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Alejandro Valverde of Spain celebrates as he wins the Fleche Wallonne Classic cycling race in Huy on Wednesday

A young Thai buffalo rider, center, raises his arm after winning the preliminary round race during an annual buffalo race in Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. The annual race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvesting rice.

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A young Thai buffalo rider, centre, raises his arm after winning the preliminary round during an annual race in Chonburi Province, southeastern Thailand, on Friday. The race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvesting rice.

To go with Malaysia-politics-economy-rac...To go with Malaysia-politics-economy-race,FOCUS by Dan Martin  A man (C) opens a bus door through within a poster showing the Malaysia ethnic communities with traditional dress in Kuala Lumpur on September 25, 2013. The Malaysian government's new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation's other races and raising fears they could accelerate a "brain drain" of talent heading overseas. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFANMOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A man opens a bus door within a poster showing the Malaysia ethnic communities with traditional dress in Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian government’s new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation. Read more

The pack climbs towards Glandon pass during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 204.5 kilometers (127.8 miles) with start in in Bourg-d'Oisans and finish in Le Grand-Bornand, France, Friday July 19 2013. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

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The pack climbs towards Glandon pass during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 204.5 km. The stage started in Bourg-d’Oisans and finishes in Le Grand-Bornand, France, on Friday. Read more

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides in the pack during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 172.5 kilometers (107.8 miles) with start in Gap and finish in Alpe-d'Huez, France, Thursday July 18, 2013.

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Christopher Froome of the UK, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, rides in a pack on Thursday during the 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race which runs for 172.5km starting in Gap and finishing in Alpe-d’Huez, France.

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey

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Christopher Froome of the UK, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, and Spain’s Alberto Contador, right, speed down the Manse pass on the final stretch of the 168km sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race which started in Vaison-la-Romaine and finished in Gap, France, on Tuesday.