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Team Sky confirms signature of 2014 world champion Michal Kwiatkowski

On the day that Michal Kwiatkowski will mount the defence of the world road race title he took in Ponferrada in 2014, Team Sky has confirmed that the Polish rider will race with the squad in 2016. Kwiatkowski is 25 years of age and has emerged as one of the most exciting young talents in […]


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 […]


Tour de France: LeMond repeats calls for greater transparency in the sport

VALENCE, France (CT) – Triple Tour de France winner Greg LeMond has appealed for greater transparency in the sport of cycling, saying that the riders, teams and bodies such as the UCI all have a part to play in helping to win back public trust. The American, who is on the race as a Eurosport […]


Froome’s Mont Ventoux data hack claims and the questions they raise

No comment; we are going to speak only about the Tour de France. That was the gist of Team Sky’s reaction Tuesday after its Principal Dave Brailsford suggested late on Monday that data pertaining to Chris Froome had been stolen in a case of computer hacking. “If he does well tomorrow [in the first Pyrenean […]


Froome wary after dominant team effort: ‘We’re definitely going to be on our guard now’

LA PIERRE-SAINT-MARTIN, France (CT) – It would be premature to suggest that the 2015 Tour de France is already over, but fans would be forgiven for thinking otherwise. On the first hors categorie climb of the race, at the end of today’s 10th stage, Chris Froome (Sky) extended his lead in the general classification with […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Contador – achieving the Giro d’Italia/Tour de France double can change my career; Richie Porte appearing more likely to leave Sky; Alex Dowsett predicts wide-open contest on stage 1 ITT at the Tour; Nathan Haas on his Tour debut – ‘I’m hoping to create a […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history; RCS Sport announces return of its ‘Trittico di Autunno’ trio of races; Alpecin to drop ‘doping for your hair’ slogan during the Tour de France; Small to debut for Bigla Pro Cycling in the […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Froome’s Sky backup named in bid for second Tour; Bouhanni hopeful of Tour de France start; Cannondale-Garmin reveals Tour de France team and kit; Mark Cavendish reports injured shoulder from British national championships; Zwift and Richmond 2015 world championship organisers partner to offer interactive digital […]


Froome’s Sky backup named in bid for second Tour; Porte and seven others to support campaign

Chris Froome’s campaign to repeat his 2013 Tour de France victory was clarified somewhat on Monday morning, with Team Sky naming the eight riders who will back the Briton when the race begins on July 4. Australian rider Richie Porte has, as expected, been confirmed for what is his fifth Tour de France. He had […]


University of Sheffield says it is still working on Henao biological passport study, publication drawing closer

Over a year after Team Sky pledged that a research paper would be published in connection to Sergio Henao’s blood values, specifically the University of Sheffield’s conclusions that high altitude natives had different biological passport responses than other riders, the University has provided clarification on the situation. CyclingTips has been in contact with Team Sky […]