The 102nd Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3?360km. The most likely challenges for the yellow jersey.
The MTN-Qhubeka team, made up mostly of South Africans and Eritreans, will compete in the most gruelling race in cycling this year.
One of the most exciting courses yet lies in wait for the yellow jersey hopefuls in next year's cycle race.
Orica-GreenEDGE rider Daryl Impey of South Africa has been omitted from the team's Tour de France line-up after failing a doping test.
Cyclist Michael Rasmussen, thrown out of the 2007 Tour de France while on his way to victory, says his entire former Rabobank team also doped.
One down for Tour de France winner Chris Froome, how many more to go? Having crushed the opposition at the 100th tour, the rider is looking ahead.
Hundreds of riders in Kenya are already celebrating Chris Froome's expected victory at the Tour de France.
Ireland's Daniel Martin has won the ninth stage of the Tour de France after a dramatic day of racing.
Team Sky hijacked the Tour de France on Saturday when Britain's Chris Froome demolished his rivals to claim the overall leader's yellow jersey.
Team Orica-GreenEdge defended Simon Gerrans's yellow jersey while former champion Cadel Evans saw key teammates crash during the Tour de France.
There can't be many tougher riders out there than two-time Olympic team pursuit gold medallist Geraint Thomas, writes Andy Scott.
Lance Armstrong's admission to Oprah Winfrey that he was a drugs cheat has thrown a sidelight on to the parallel endurance sport of distance running.
The French race's new wonder, Chris Froome begs comparison with Armstrong, but he rides to a different beat.
The saddest story I have ever heard about sport was told to me in November 2010 by a man who cheated to win the Tour de France, writes Paul Kimmage.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, is weighing whether to admit he used performance-enhancing drugs, The New York Times has reported.
Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his Tour de France titles and banned for life after the International Cycling Union ratified USADA's sanctions.
On the one hand Lance Armstrong could be utterly engaging, but on the other he would bully anyone who dared to speak against him.
Lance Armstrong's concession that he can't win his doping case finally allows the sport to move on, argues William Fotheringham.
Iconic US cyclist Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life for doping, the US Anti-Doping Agency said.