Chris Froome

Froome downplays Vuelta chances on eve of race: “I’m not in the same form as before the Tour”

He’s the rider who heads into the race as the most closely watched of the general classification contenders, but Chris Froome has downplayed his chances the day before the start of the Vuelta a España. Winner of the Tour de France in 2013 and again last month, Froome also has second place finishes to his […]

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Vuelta a España: Teams to back Froome, Quintana and Valverde announced

The line-ups that will back the Tour de France podium finishers in their bids to win the Vuelta a España have been announced, with both Team Sky and Movister confirming their nine-man teams on Monday. Tour champion Chris Froome will be backed by two of the riders who helped him win the Tour, namely Welshman […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jos van Emden wins Eneco Tour stage 4 ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins Arctic Race of Norway opener; Loren Rowney leads Australian 1-2 on stage 4 of La Route de France; Nacer Bouhanni doubles up at the Tour de l’Ain; Sunderland grabs stage 3 of the […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Greipel grabs stage two of the Eneco Tour, Asselman takes over race lead; Bronzini quickest on stage two of the Route de France; Teunissen quickest in prologue of the Tour de l’Ain; Eight WorldTour teams to begin using disc brakes in the peloton this month, expansion likely […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Elia Viviani sprints to victory on stage 1 of the Eneco Tour; Lucy Garner wins stage 1 of La Route de France; Chris Froome confirms Vuelta participation; Velocio-SRAM comes to a close after four-year run; Horner critical of UCI after asthma TUE denied; The test […]

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Froome aiming for Tour-Vuelta double; Briton joins impressive Vuelta a España line-up

Having twice finished second overall in the race, Chris Froome will seek to become only the third rider in history to complete the Tour de France/Vuelta a España double. After a period of silence about whether or not he will take part, the British Sky rider has confirmed his participation and indicated that he is […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Maciej Bodnar takes breakaway victory on stage 4 of the Tour of Poland; Logan Owen claims stage 3 of the Tour of Utah; Edvald Boasson Hagen leads MTN-Qhubeka 1-2 on stage 2 of the Tour of Denmark; Astana wins Vuelta a Burgos stage 2 TTT; […]

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A conversation with UCI President Brian Cookson: Tour de France, Froome, MTN-Qhubeka, night-time testing, motors and more

The recent Tour de France brought some great racing and also many talking points over the three weeks of action. As expected, battle was intense within the peloton, but there was also plenty of friction and discussion off the bike too. Chris Froome’s dominance and the actions of those questioning his performances was one big […]

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Daily News Digest

Van Genechten wins stage four of the Tour de Wallonie; Contador to call an early end to his season; Froome says he’s looking into doing extra physiological testing, will make results public; Second title sponsor coming for Orica GreenEdge team?; Nibali to miss Tour in 2016?; UCI annual reports and accounts for 2014 released; On […]

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Froome says he’s looking into doing extra physiological testing, will make results public

Following on from a suggestion during the Tour de France that the team will increase its transparency after that race, Tour winner Chris Froome has told Sky Sports that this is likely to happen. “I am actually probably looking into doing a bit more testing with the team now in terms of looking into things […]

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