Chris Froome

Contador, Froome rue lost opportunity; crucial error made in Volta a Catalunya

Race favourites Alberto Contador and Chris Froome are each coming to terms with an opening stage which may have cost them their chances of fighting for the final Volta a Catalunya victory, with both riders missing out on a crucial break which gained considerable time. Polish rider Maciej Paterski (CCC Sprandi Polkowice) shrugged off the […]

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Deignan: Froome still has the hunger

Team Sky rider Philip Deignan has said that Chris Froome is determined to get back to the top of the sport, with the Irishman confirming that the 2013 Tour de France winner has used the disappointments of 2014 to fuel his drive for this year’s campaign. The Briton crashed out of last year’s Tour, losing […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest, the first edition after the long weekend here in Victoria, Australia: Alexander Kristoff wins stage 1 of Paris-Nice; Andrea Guardini makes it two from two at Le Tour de Langkawi; Zdenek Stybar wins Strade Bianche; Megan Guarnier wins inaugural women’s Strade Bianche; CIRC Independent Commission […]

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History to be made at Tirreno-Adriatico as four key Grand Tour riders line out together for the first time

Billing it as a historic moment where the four Grand Tour winners will compete in the same race for the first time ever, the organisers of Tirreno-Adriatico have confirmed that Tour de France winners Alberto Contador, Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali plus the 2014 Giro d’Italia champion Nairo Quintana will all line out in the […]

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Daily News Digest

Brändle wins final stage Tour of Oman, Valls takes overall Spanish climber Rafael Valls (Lampre-Merida) sealed the biggest win of his career after taking out the overall classification of the Tour of Oman, while Matthias Brandle (IAM Cycling) took the sixth and final stage. Valls took control of the race after winning the queen stage […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily: Garcia scoops victory on stage three of women’s Tour de San Luis, Barnes holds lead; Froome: The thoughts of Contador training push me to work harder; Prudhomme believes Vuelta’s La Course race for women could still go ahead; More details emerge about Wiggins’ racing programme; Former Tour of […]

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Froome: The thoughts of Contador training push me to work harder

Having been beaten by Alberto Contador during last year’s Vuelta a España, Chris Froome has said that he is psyched by the thoughts of the rider he considers to be his greatest rival and driven to dig in harder during training rides in order to be able to beat him. Like his Spanish rival, the […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Kreuziger’s public defence raises further questions about biological passport doping case; Froome drops Giro plans: “The Tour will remain my main focus for 2015”; Boasson Hagen chasing success in Paris-Roubaix, Tour de France and worlds; Duarte inks deal to remain with Team Colombia; Graeme Brown […]

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Froome drops Giro plans: “The Tour will remain my main focus for 2015”

Having strongly hinted that he might shift his priority from the Tour de France to the Giro d’Italia in 2015, Chris Froome has now reversed that stance and confirmed that he will once again focuss fully on the Tour next season. The 2013 winner crashed out of this year’s race, suffering fractures to his wrist […]

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Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to our Wednesday edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Nys, Cant both well clear of rest of field in winning Jaarmarktcross Niel; Froome: ‘There will always be ups and downs in everyone’s career’; Video: Tour De France champion Nibali confirms plans to begin 2015 season with Dubai […]

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