Hélène Dutrieu: on two wheels or in the air, still a pioneer

Every Saturday with RetroNews, the BNF press site, a look back at a sport history as told by the press of the time. From cycling … Read more

Has the Tour de France 2020 been faster than the previous editions?

Hello, Sunday, the 107e This edition of the Tour de France, which ended as usual on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, saw the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar, … Read more

Tour de France: cadets as cadors

The twist of the end of the 2020 Tour alone symbolizes the shift observed in recent months: on the slopes of the Belles-Filles board, the … Read more

Tour de France: “You have to take all this for what it is: a beautiful show”

A jumbo-Visma runner passes under the whistles. “Prick!”, “Robot!” The group of young people, around ten, explains: “We can’t stand them. Especially Primoz Roglic. And … Read more

For the Grande Boucle, no Green jersey

Between the Greens and the Tour de France, the balance of power is straining. Since this summer, elected ecologists, brought to power during the last … Read more

Tour de France: Ineos takes a breath in the Alps

The Tour in the Alps ended with a questioning. You? Me ? Thursday, in the station stage, between Méribel (Savoie) and La Roche-sur-Foron (Haute-Savoie), the … Read more

Tour de France: Christian Prudhomme lectures green mayors

Christian Prudhomme, director of the Tour de France, explodes in public: “The Tour de France is an event that unites and brings people together. Don’t … Read more

Tour de France: in the Vercors, tiger mosquitoes bite, hornets hornet

Before starting his hike in the Vercors, a runner from the Grande Boucle sent us a text Monday evening at 7 p.m.: “It’s weird, this … Read more

Tour de France: insurrection and sweet gaiety on the Croix-Rousse

A tiny hill that men have made immense: the Croix-Rousse, in Lyon. The district of canuts, “Voraces”, workers, forgotten, oppressed. The rock where we work, … Read more