Chris Froome:’ I’d like to be here for the next five years, trying to win’

Chris Froome, in the wake of his fourth Tour de France victory, has said he would like to keep riding into his late thirties but acknowledged he is definitely get older Chris Froome, with his fourth Tour de France in the bag thanks to one of the strongest final weeks he can recollect putting in, […]

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Females could cycle the Tour de France route, so why give them La Course?

Annemiek Van Vleuten was a worthy winner of the two-day race but women cyclists deserve more than a shortened mountain stage and a novelty pursuit Anyone who watched Annemiek van Vleutens sickening, bone-crunching crash as she was heading for gold in the womens road race at the Olympics last summer will have been roaring her […]

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Tour de France: Chris Froome in yellow jersey as Fabio Aru wins stage five

Chris Froome took the yellow jersey from Geraint Thomas as Astanas Italian rider Fabio Aru violated clear to win stage five Only twice in the past 60 years have a single squad held the lead from start to finish through the whole of a Tour de France, but after Chris Froome took the yellow jersey […]

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Mark Cavendish demands objective to’ vile and threatening’ abuse over Sagan crash

Mark Cavendish has hit out at the vile and threatening abuse he has received on social media in the wake of the collision with Peter Sagan that objective both cyclists participation in the Tour de France Mark Cavendish has hit out at the vile and threatening abuse he has received on social media in the […]

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Chris Froome takes yellow off Fabio Aru as Michael Matthews wins Tour stage

The weakness of Fabio Arus Astana team cost the Italian the yellow jersey on Saturday, permitting Chris Froome to regain the Tour de France lead The weakness of Fabio Arus Astana team cost the Italian the yellow jersey here on Saturday, letting Chris Froome to regain the race leading. When the remnants of the peloton […]

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Mark Cavendish demands aim to’ vile and threatening’ abuse over Sagan crash

Mark Cavendish has hit out at the vile and threatening abuse he has received on social media following the completion of the collision with Peter Sagan that aimed both cyclists participation in the Tour de France Mark Cavendish has hit out at the vile and threatening abuse he has received on social media following the […]

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Chris Froome set for fourth Tour de France title after increasing lead in time trial

Chris Froome has sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage, stamping his authority on the race in a time-trial on the Marseille streets In football parlance, there was no penalty shootout as Chris Froome finished third to the stage win, Maciej Bodnar, to seal his fourth Tour de France victory. With […]

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