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Pierre Rolland interview: the song of Rolland

Cycle Sport interviewed the La Toussuire stage winner at the start of the season and found an engaging and ambitious rider, who has the unusual distinction of having won his first professional race

Stage 11 analysis: Rolland’s mountain miracle

Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky kept a tight grip on the race lead in the hardest Alpine stage of the Tour
Words by Edward Pickering in Chambéry
Thursday July 12, 2012

The mighty edifice that Team Sky has constructed in the course of this Tour de France still towers over everybody in the race. But while the foundations and walls still look impregnable,

Comment: Sky must send a positive message to the fans

Sky are winning the Tour, but losing the PR battle. They need to confront the doping issue head-on, argues Richard Moore

Brailsford addresses doctor dilemma: we are 100 per cent clean

During the Tour’s first rest day Cycle Sport asked Dave Brailsford about the role of Dr Geert Leinders at Team Sky

Comment: war de France

Stage six to Metz saw crashes wreak havoc on an already battered peloton. Richard Moore was at the finish to see the reaction

Stage six: Saganissimo!

Peter Sagan took an astonishing third stage victory in Metz as crashes exerted a heavy toll on many of the Tour favourites

Comment: it’s déjà-vu, all over again

The Tour de France organisers need to take action to prevent the race stagnating, argues Lionel Birnie

Stage five analysis: Greipel gains an edge

André Greipel took his second consecutive stage win, outpowering his rivals into St Quentin

Lance Armstrong: the end

Resolution is fast approaching in the most controversial story in cycling. But there are still many questions to be answered

Stage four analysis: the road to Rouen

André Greipel dominated today’s sprint finish following a strong performance from his Lotto-Belisol team.