James Raia

James Raia


American Floyd Landis Wins 2006 Tour de France

PARIS — With his cycling future unknown, American Floyd Landis secured his improbable Tour de France victory Sunday with a casual, celebratory four-hour ride to the French capital.[sidebar img=...

James Raia
Jul 23, 2006

Landis Back in the Lead as Schleck Wins Stage 15

L'ALPE D'HUEZ, France – Frank Schleck (CSC) of Luxembourg claimed the most important win of his career and American Floyd Landis (Phonak) of reclaimed the lead during Tuesday's 25th anniversary...

James Raia
Jul 18, 2006

Tour's Longest Stage Goes to CSC's Jens Voigt

MONTELIMAR, France – Jens Voigt (CSC) of Germany won the longest stage of the Tour de France on Saturday after the second straight day of hot weather in southern France. Meanwhile, in the...

James Raia
Jul 15, 2006

Popovych Takes Stage 12; Landis Still in Yellow

CARCASSONNE, France — Yaroslav Popovych (Discovery Channel) used repeated late attacks Friday en route to becoming the second Ukrainian stage winner on a scorching Bastille Day at Stage 12 of...

James Raia
Jul 14, 2006

Landis Claims Yellow Jersey; Menchov Wins Stage 11

PLA-DE-BERET, Spain — Floyd Landis, degenerative hip working fine, became the sixth leader of this year's Tour de France on Thursday when the Phonak rider from Murrieta, California, placed...

James Raia
Jul 13, 2006

Mercado Takes Stage 10; Dessel in Yellow

PAU, France — Cyril Dessel (AG2R) of France surprisingly became the fifth leader of the Tour de France when he finished second Wednesday to Spain's Juan Miguel Mercado (Agritubel) in the...

James Raia
Jul 12, 2006

Freire Claims Stage 9; Honchar Holds on to Yellow

DAX, France — Oscar Freire (Rabobank) of Spain launched a late sprint and held off Robbie McEwen (Davitamon-Lotto) of Australia to claim his second stage win Tuesday in the 105.3-mile (169.5-...

James Raia
Jul 11, 2006

Calzati Claims Stage 8 Win

LORIENT, France — Sylvain Calzati (AG2R) of France broke from a six-rider pack with about 19 miles left in the stage to claimed the eighth stage of the Tour de France by more than two minutes...

James Raia
Jul 9, 2006

McEwen Sprints to Third Stage Win

VITRE, France – Australian Robbie McEwen (Davitamon-Lotto) continued his dominating sprint finishes Friday, winning his third stage of the Tour de France and equaling his stage win total in...

James Raia
Jul 7, 2006