Tadej Pogačar raises his arms in victory as he wins a stage of the 2024 Tour de France. He is wearing the yellow jersey of race leader, with a matching yellow helmet. He is seen from slightly behind and below, framed against a blue sky with a lower border of clouds, as if to suggest that he is on another level from any other bike racer.

Opinion: We can’t yet explain Tadej Pogačar’s sudden leap

Tadej Pogačar accelerates on the slopes of Isola 2000 as he rides to the stage win on stage 19 of the 2024 Tour de France.

TdF stage 19 report: Pogačar is all alone at the top

Biniam Girmay sits up as he wins stage 8 of the 2024 Tour de France. He's viewed in profile and to his right, Jasper Philipsen desperately throws his bike in an unsuccessful dash for the line.

The green jersey likely comes down to Stage 18

Jasper Philipsen wins stage 16 of the 2024 Tour de France.

TdF stage 16 report: Philipsen’s train is on time

Jasper Philipsen punches the air as he crosses the line to win stage 13 of the 2024 Tour de France. To his left, Wout van Aert throws his bike forward in an unsuccessful attempt to win.

TdF stage 13 report: Jasper Philipsen x2

Primož Roglič crosses the finish line with a wave at the end of stage 4 of the 2024 Tour de France.

Primož Roglič is out of the Tour de France

Jasper Philipsen punches both hands in the air in front of him as he wins stage 10 of the 2024 Tour de France. Biniam Girmay sits up just behind in second at the head of a small group of sprinters.

TdF Stage 10 report: Jasper finally breaks through

The sprinters line out at the Tour de France as they dash for the finish on stage 6.

TdF Stage 6 report: Groenewegen really is Batman

Remco Evenepoel leads a select group of chasers to the line on stage 4 of the 2024 Tour de France. He's out of the saddle ahead of Juan Ayuso and Primož Roglič as they come to the line.

Best of the rest: ‘We can be satisfied’ says Evenepoel

Tadej Pogačar descends the Col du Galibier. He's leaning his bike hard left in a corner, trailed by a FranceTV camera moto. Behind, a rocky, snow-covered slope looms, shrouded in mist.

TdF stage 4 report: Pogačar strikes

Evenepoel finishes stage three of the Tour de France 2024.

Why did Tadej Pogačar lose his yellow jersey?

Biniam Girmay of Intermarché-Wanty celebrates as he wins stage 3 of the 2024 Tour de France.

TdF stage 3 report: Girmay makes history with a furious finish