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  Wednesday, 4 December, 2002, 14:32 GMT
Lance Armstrong Armstrong lands Tour hat-trick
Lance Armstrong wins a third consecutive Tour de France and Erik Zabel claims the green jersey on the final day of racing.
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Clash of the Titans
Zabel: The green man
Armstrong's winning ways
France versus Lance
'Nearly man' Ullrich stays upbeat
Brotherton's Tour moments
Clockwatch: Tour stage 20
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 20


FINAL WEEK

Erik Zabel Zabel puts heat on O'Grady
Erik Zabel closes the gap on Stuart O'Grady in the race for the green jersey by winning the penultimate stage of the Tour de France.
Fight is on for green
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 19
Armstrong times it to perfection
Clockwatch: Tour stage 19
Clockwatch: Tour stage 18
Jalabert: Snakes and ladders
Baguet ends long wait
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 17
Victory for Voigt
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 16
Jalabert to retire next year
Yates: Game over for Ullrich
Maiden victory for Verbrugghe
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 15
Armstrong defends drug-trial doctor


PYRENEES

Roberto Laiseka Laiseka claims stage win
Roberto Laiseka wins the 14th stage ahead of Lance Armstrong and Jan Ullrich, who cross the line hand-in-hand.
Ullrich hands it to Armstrong
Clockwatch: Tour stage 14
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 14
Armstrong lands yellow
Clockwatch: Tour Stage 13
Armstrong tribute to Casartelli
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 13
Cardenas tastes Tour joy
Armstrong bidding for glory
Armstrong 'already a great'
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 12


MOUNTAIN TIME TRIAL

Lance Armstrong pushes to the limit on the mountain time trial Armstrong shows his class
Lance Armstrong wins the mountain time trial and closes in on the overall lead of the Tour de France.
Tragedy mars Tour de France
Beaten but unbowed
Ullrich: It's not over yet
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 11


ALPE D'HUEZ

Lance Armstrong - 10th stage Tour de France Armstrong conquers 10th stage
American Lance Armstrong destroys the field to take the 10th stage of the Tour de France.
Armstrong's bluff pays off
Clockwatch: Tour Stage 10
Armstrong takes 10th stage
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage 10
Mountain mayhem unfolds
Armstrong aided by Alpine deluge


BEFORE THE MOUNTAINS

Ivanov wins stage nine of Le Tour Ivanov steals ninth stage
Russia's Sergei Ivanov keeps a surging peloton at bay to snatch the ninth stage of the Tour de France.
What goes up ...
Stage nine spoils to Ivanov
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage nine
O'Grady takes Tour lead
Dekker shines in the rain
Nightmare in the rain
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage eight
French in seventh heaven
Launching my first attack
Clockwatch: Bastille Day
Bastille Day joy for Jalabert
A rue with a view
Kirsipuu comes through
Kirsipuu wins stage six
Praying for a good day
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage six


TEAM TIME TRIAL AND WEEK ONE

Stuart O'Grady Team effort stretches O'Grady lead
Stuart O'Grady extends his overall lead as his Credit Agricole team wins stage five of the Tour de France.
One day at a time
O'Grady still in front
Clockwatch: Team time trial
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage five
Jalabert takes stage four
Another difficult day
Jalabert takes fourth stage
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage four
Zabel sprints to victory
Signs of improvement
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage three


GRAND DEPART

Marc Wauters during the Tour de France prologue Wauters takes Antwerp stage
Belgium celebrates a home victory as Marc Wauters wins the second stage of the Tour de France in Antwerp.
Hanging on for dear life
Home win for Wauters
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage two
Zabel sprints to stage success
Millar's punctured dream
Tour leaves St-Omer
Brotherton's Tour moment: Stage one
Yellow jersey for Moreau
Le Tour gets underway
Brotherton's Tour moment: Prologue
Clockwatch: Tour prologue


OTHER NEWS AND FEATURES

The race within The Race
As the Tour de France nears, drug testing experts enter a race of their own.
Battle against drug pedlars continues
Cycling's drug problem
A-Z of Le Tour
Tour de France team line-ups
Tour records and winners
Britain at the Tour


CYCLING SEASON SO FAR



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Armstrong rode into Paris in the yellow jersey Jersey joy
Armstrong wins Tour for third year

BBC Sport Online puts Lance Armstrong, the winner of the 2001 Tour de France, head-to-head against Miguel Indurain, one of the great masters of the event
Armstrong v Indurain


Lance Armstrong: Disliked in France but does it matter?
Armstrong's hat-trick


Simon Brotherton's Tour de France moment of the day
Magic Tour moments


Lurent Jalabert has come back from a bizarre ladder fall to become the Tour's mountains king
Jalabert's climb back


Jan Ullrich: The Tour's
Accepting defeat again


David Millar reports from the Tour de France
Exclusive: Why I quit


Every stage in profile plus Tour map
The route, the map


All 21 of the Tour de France profiled and assessed
Teams guide


The story of the Tour de France in 10 parts
Classic Tour history


Tour de France resultsLe Tour results
Final standings from Le Tour de France

Lance Armstrong celebrates his third Tour victory Riding high
Images from the last stage of the Tour de France

How the fans and motorhomes descended on Alpe d'Huez in 2001Tour party
Alpe d'Huez enjoyed another historic visit

Jonathan Vaughters with his injured eyeEye eye
Wasp ends Tour for unlucky cyclist

Former Tour de France hero Sean Yates says Lance Armstrong has just been too goodToo Arm-strong
Sean Yates talks exclusively to BBC Sport Online

Clickable guide to the modern racing cycleClickable cycle
Guide to the modern racing bike for Le Tour
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