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July 2014

Vincenzo Nibali savours his success

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

So much can change in a week of sporting action and, sure enough, there have been plenty of highs and lows over the past seven days.

Vincenzo Nibali completed overall Tour de France victory by safely arriving in Paris on Sunday

Tour de France: A review of the 2014 race

The 101st Tour de France had it all. Scorching heat, driving rain, cobbles, crashes galore, enormous crowds and even yellow sheep animating what developed into one of the most compelling editions of cycling’s greatest race in years.

This year's Tour de France takes place from July 5-27

Tour de France 2014 preview

The Tour de France is always the cycling season's marquee race, but for the British fan, the 101st edition is set to be doubly special.

Sir Bradley Wiggins on the Commonwealth podium after receiving a silver medal in the mens 400m Team Pursuit

Commonwealth Games: Sir Bradley Wiggins focusing on the track ahead of Tour de France

Before coming into these Commonwealth Games there were a lot of questions hanging over Sir Bradley Wiggins, if only in the public mind.

Cook's captaincy under threat?

Sky Sports runs through the highlights of the last week of sport

It's been another eventful week across the world of sport, but again it showed that for every smiling winner there's a disheartened loser.

Simon Yates formed part of a breakaway on stage 14 of the Tour de France

The Tour de France was a great experience but the bigger picture is more important right now

I’m afraid to say I’m going to be leaving the Tour de France today, after my Orica-GreenEdge team decided to pull me out in order to avoid exhausting me.

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Tao Geoghegan Hart keeping focus firmly on improvement despite encouraging results in 2014

Tao Geoghegan Hart keeping focus firmly on improvement despite encouraging results in 2014

It’s a measure of Tao Geoghegan Hart’s lofty standards and dedication to improvement that he regards 15th place in only his third elite stage race as not quite up to scratch.

My main aim for 2015 is to ride the Tour de France again and this time go all the way to Paris

My main aim for 2015 is to ride the Tour de France again and this time go all the way to Paris

Well, that was an interesting first season as a professional cyclist. There were some lows, but they were levelled out by some highs, so all in all, I haven’t got any complaints with how it went.

Alex Dowsett still feeling Tour de France pain but takes comfort in Commonwealth gold

Alex Dowsett still feeling Tour de France pain but takes comfort in Commonwealth gold

Four months on and Alex Dowsett’s emotional wounds are yet to fully heal.

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Lizzie Armitstead

Lizzie Armitstead

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