CHRISTIAN PRUDHOMME

  • Tour de France director hails British role in the sport March 10, 2013

    Nice: Britain's growing cycling culture has helped to globalise the sport while keeping it close to its European roots, Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme said. "Globalisation is necessary but we need to respect the roots of cycling," Prudhomme told Reuters in an interview after the fifth stage of the Paris-Nice...
  • Tour de France unveils special route for centenary October 24, 2012

    Paris: While the sports world comes to terms with the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Tour de France organisers unveiled a mountainous, prestigious route for the 100th edition of the world's greatest cycling race on Wednesday. The 2013 Tour, which will start from Corsica, will take l'Alpe d'Huez's 21 hairpins twice...
  • Tour will recover from Armstrong saga: Prudhomme October 22, 2012

    London: The Tour de France will recover from the Lance Armstrong affair, director Christian Prudhomme said as he reiterated his wish that the American's seven titles are not reawarded when the International Cycling Union (UCI) meets on Friday. The (UCI) banned the retired rider for life and stripped him of...