Dave Brailsford

Debate after Sky releases Froome’s data; Tucker argues numbers don’t add up

GAP, France (CT) – Team Sky responded to calls for it to be more transparent on Tuesday’s second rest day of the Tour de France yet, for some, the release of climbing data from Chris Froome ended up creating as many questions as it sought to answer. The team said in the lead-up to the […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gilbert grabs second Giro d’Italia victory on stage 18, Contador gains more time on rivals; Tom Boonen claims stage 2 of the Belgium Tour, Brändle maintains his overall lead; Alexander Kristoff takes back-to-back wins at the Tour des Fjords; Neil van der Ploeg wins Tour […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Zakarin takes stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia, Contador stretches legs with late attack; Kristoff bests Ewan to take Tour of Norway opener; Tatiana Guderzo wins stage 1 at the Tour of Zhoushan Island; MPCC says Bardiani-CSF team is under scrutiny after squad breaks its […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI Licence Commission states withdrawal of Astana licence would not have been proportionate; US government wants to question Armstrong’s girlfriend over his lying; Martin reveals extent of Liège-Bastogne-Liege injuries; Contador says making history is crucial for him, sees Giro/Tour double as way to do that; Brailsford gives […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Matthews wins stage three of Vuelta a España, grabs overall lead; Caleb Ewan wins stage two of the Tour de l’Avenir; Martin metres from first win of season at Vuelta a España, pledges to try again; Froome 10th on stage three, Brailsford says he’s impressed […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Froome – “I am in very similar form to last year…I am ready for this”; Trek Factory Racing press conference audio; Sean Kelly’s Tour de France blog – “There are many uncertainties ahead”; Michael Matthews could miss Le Tour debut after crash; Talansky extends for […]

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Froome: ‘I am in very similar form to last year..I am ready for this’

Defending champion Chris Froome has shrugged off the slump in form he showed after his crash in the Critérium du Dauphiné, saying that his sensations in the immediate run up to the Tour de France have been good and that he believes he is on track to fight hard for another yellow jersey in the […]

Brailsford confirms no Wiggins for Tour, Sky lineup named

Officially confirming what Bradley Wiggins said on Thursday evening after his win in yesterday’s British time trial championships, Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford has confirmed that the 2012 Tour winner will not be part of this year’s squad, and that Chris Froome will be backed by Richie Porte and others. “It’s a very, very tough […]

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