Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas loses time in spectacular crash but avoids serious injury

GAP, France (CT) – Geraint Thomas (Sky) has avoided serious injury after crashing on the notorious final descent to Gap on stage 16 of the Tour de France. Thomas was descending the Col de Manse in a group containing most of the GC favourites — including his teammate and overall leader Chris Froome — when […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Team Sky wins Tour de Romandie TTT, Geraint Thomas claims yellow; Davide Rebellin wins stage 3 of the Presidential Tour of Turkey; The curious case of Alejandro Valverde; Ted King to retire at end of 2015 season; Tracey Gaudry leaves the Amy Gillett Foundation; “The […]

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Who will win the 2015 Paris-Roubaix? Race favourites discuss their chances

There can be only one: it’s a tagline that was used in the 1986 film Highlander but is perhaps equally applicable to Paris-Roubaix. In that movie, the central plot was that all the immortals must fight and kill one another, with the final one left winning what was entitled ‘The Prize.’ Substitute beheading for defeating […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Felline wins stage two of the Tour of the Basque Country; Bouhanni wins stage one of Circuit Cycliste Sarthe; Wiggins: “There is always a fairy tale with Paris-Roubaix”; North American pro team body ANAPRC protests dangerous conditions at Tour of the Basque Country; Thomas: I […]

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Thomas: I would love to be a Grand Tour rider, but the chance won’t come this year

Victorious in the recent E3 Harelbeke, Geraint Thomas has shown he could have a future in the Classics. Even if Sunday’s Tour of Flanders didn’t work out as he hoped, with the Sky rider having to be content with 14th, his E3 result plus third in Gent-Wevelgem show that the 28 year old is on […]

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Kelly: What makes a Classics winner, plus the challengers this year

He’s one of the most successful riders of all time with numerous wins to his credit, including two editions each of Paris-Roubaix, Milan-San Remo and Liège-Bastogne-Liège and three of the Tour of Lombardy. Sean Kelly has huge experience of taking the top one day races, and CyclingTips spoke to him about what is needed to […]

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Thomas on being a favourite for Tour of Flanders: “It is massive, flattering”

Victorious in the recent E3 Harekbeke race and third in Gent-Wevelgem, Geraint Thomas is regarded by some as perhaps the biggest favourite for Sunday’s Tour of Flanders. The 28 year old Welshman is aware of that status, but appeared quite relaxed at the Team Sky pre-race press meeting held at the team hotel in Kortrijk, […]

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Thomas seizes victory with solo move in E3 Harelbeke

Having shown his strong early season form in the Volta ao Algarve, Paris-Nice and then in Milan-San Remo, Geraint Thomas capped off a perfect day for his Sky team when he soloed to what is arguably his biggest career success, victory in the E3 Harelbeke race. On a day when team-mate Ben Swift won stage […]

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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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Kristoff triumphs on stage three of Tour of Oman; Lobato holds off Degenkolb to win stage two of Vuelta a Andalucia; Thomas grabs stage win and race lead on stage two of Volta ao Algarve; Cimolai triumphant in sprint at Trofeo Laigueglia; Australian women set new team […]

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