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Dutch cyclist Meijers wins 10th Le Tour de Filipinas; top Pinoy finishes 11th

Jun 18, 2019 - 3:29 PM

Jeroen Meijers clinches his 2nd Union Cycliste International (UCI) title in the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas

BACK ON TOP. Jeroen Meijers takes home the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas crown. Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler

Aussies nab 2nd straight leg as foreigners dominate Le Tour Stage 4

Jun 17, 2019 - 6:14 PM

Jesse Coyle rules the grueling Legazpi-Sorsogon leg after teammate Samuel Hill topped Stage 3

ENDGAME. Le Tour de Filipinas enters its fifth and final stage. Pool photo

Aussie rider wins Le Tour Stage 3 on late run

Jun 16, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Samuel Hill nabs his first-ever stage win in a Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)-sanctioned event

TOPPER. Australian Samuel Hill cruises to his first win in a UCI-sanctioned event. Photo from release

Malaysian clubs top Le Tour Stage 2, PH’s Morales nabs 4th place

Jun 16, 2019 - 9:46 AM

German Mario Vogt tops Stage 2 of the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas as national team cyclist Jan Paul Morales barely misses a podium finish

GRUELING. Stage 3 of Le Tour de Filipinas gets going Sunday from  Daet, Camarines Norte to Legazpi City, Albay. Photo release

Dutchman rules Le Tour Stage 1 as 2018 champ Cariño bottoms out

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:58 PM

Jeroen Meijers of Taiyuan Miogee Team rules Stage 1 as top locals El Joshua Cariño and Ronald Oranza bomb out

Le Tour de Filipinas 10th edition kicks off

Jun 13, 2019 - 9:51 PM

From the hilly roads in Tagaytay to Mount Mayon in Albay, the Le Tour de Filipinas marks a decade of racing with a historic route

COUNTRY'S COLORS. Jhon Mark Camingao, Jan Paul Marales, Ronald Oranza, Junrey Navarra, and El Joshua Cariño of Team Navy lead the Philippines' campaign. Photo release

Le Tour de Filipinas will be a tactical race

May 27, 2019 - 1:57 PM

The 10th Le Tour de Filipinas will cover 822.2 kilometers of paved road down south of Manila, split into 5 stages

GRUELING RACE. The 10th edition of Le Tour de Filipinas will run for 5 days. Photo from Le Tour de Filipinas' Facebook page

Philippine national cycling team purges aging riders

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:52 PM

I m disbanding the team and forming a youth laden squad because we re looking at the future said PhilCyling president Abraham Tolentino

Reigning Le Tour de Filipinas champion Mark John Galedo will banner the national team. Photo from Galedo's Facebook

Galedo becomes second Filipino to win Le Tour de Filipinas

Apr 24, 2014 - 10:51 PM

Mark Galedo rewrote Philippine cycling s history books as he became the second Filipino rider to win Le Tour de Filipinas clocking in a total of 17 hours 12 minutes and five seconds

Indonesian steals Le Tour de Filipinas third stage

Apr 23, 2014 - 10:36 PM

With only 50 meters to go before the finish line Pegasus Continental’s Patria Nostra sprinted his way from fourth place to the top spot

Third stage of Le Tour de Filipinas. Photo by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler

Korean rider, photographers figure in Le Tour de Filipinas opening day mishap

Apr 21, 2014 - 11:30 PM

This year s Le Tour de Filipinas opening day was marred with an accident as Soon Yeong Kwon of Korea s Team KSPO rammed two photographers just meters away from Stage 1 s finish line

Rappler photographer Josh Albelda is tended to by paramedics after being involved in a crash near the Stage One finish line

Pinoy riders gun for vengeance as 5th Le Tour de Filipinas kicks off

Apr 20, 2014 - 9:19 PM

After losing the title to the Iranians in the last edition the limelight will be on local bets this time as ten Filipino riders from two teams will try to reclaim glory in the 5th Le Tour de Filipinas

LET THE RACE BEGIN. Le Tour de Filipinas organizers light ceremonial torches to celebrate the beginning of the annual race. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Fifth Le Tour de Filipinas brings riders to expressways

Mar 19, 2014 - 9:44 PM

Le Tour De Filipinas will send around 80 local and international riders to some of the most advanced and modern highways in the country in its fifth edition which takes off on April 21 24

ROAD TRIP. The board of the 5th Edition of the Le Tour de Filipinas pose after Wednesday's press conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Le Tour: Australian sprinter zooms to take Stage 2

Apr 14, 2013 - 8:41 PM

Australian youngster Luke Parker sprinted to the finish first in Stage 2 of the Le Tour de Filipinas as Filipino bets continued to struggle

Foreign bets dominate Le Tour opener

Apr 14, 2013 - 3:36 PM

Foreign cyclists booked the top 13 slots in the opening stage of the 4th Le Tour de Filpinas from Ilocos Norte to Cagayan

Ravina eyes back-to-back Le Tour titles

Apr 13, 2013 - 12:51 AM

Baler Ravina hopes to capture a second straight Le Tour de Filipinas title but like last year the road won t be easy

Le Tour kicks off in Ilocos Norte

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:23 PM

10 foreign squads battle 5 Filipino teams in the fourth edition of the Le Tour De Filipinas bike race