Tour De France

The most bizarre cheats in sporting history

Doping bridge players? Cyclist gangs? Some competitors will go to any lengths to win

Billionaire buys Team Sky

The head of a multinational chemicals group has ridden to the rescue of the cycling group

Where the bad men go: Disgraced Armstrong finds his niche

Lance Armstrong is building a new life after the last one ended in ignominy

Froome rides under a cloud

The four-time Tour de France winner was given a warm welcome in Spain despite doping claims

Air knocked out of cyclist

The high levels of an asthma drug found in Chris Froome’s urine could get him banned

Wiggins fumes over    ‘living hell’

The Tour de France winner is livid that the UK’s anti-doping agency hasn’t completely cleared him

African cyclists dream of Tour win

Seven Tour de France stage wins in three years bodes well for a future victor from the continent

Uneasy Froome keen to extend Tour lead before TT

The stage 20 race against the clock will be the last opportunity for any overall contender to make a bid for the yellow jersey.

Cavendish not fully up to speed

Still recovering from glandular fever, the sprinter may not reach 35 stage wins this year but will give it a shot

From team to tactics: It takes more than pedal power to win the Tour

​With the 113th edition of the Tour de France beginning on Saturday, here are five crucial elements needed to win the coveted yellow jersey.

Tour de France: Froome hits back at doping allegations

After a stunning victory on the latest mountain stage of the Tour, cyclist Chris Froome again faces doping claims in the French press.

Six key stages call for a tour de force

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.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

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