The Tour de France 2017 tackles its penultimate test on stage 20, a vital time trial around the streets of Marseille. Saturday’s 22.5km time trial in Marseille sees the riders tackle a predominantly flat course along the coast, but with one steep climb to disrupt their rhythm with seven kilometres remaining.
Chris Froome (Team Sky) is set to take victory in the 2017 Tour de France after a dominant time trial performance on the streets of MarseilleThe Brit came into the stage with a 23-second lead over Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) and a 29-second lead over Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac), but will win the Tour by almost a minute as he came third on the penultimate stage won by Maciej Bodnar (Bora-Hansgrohe).
British Cycling has avoided a possible devastating loss of public funding after voting through governance changes at an Extraordinary General Meeting on Saturday. The National Council of British Cycling needed to vote with a 75 per cent majority for the proposed changes, which if rejected could have seen the governing body lose £43 million in public funding, as was the case for Table Tennis England when it voted against similar changes in June.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".