LONDON - Giro d'Italia champion Richard Carapaz has signed a three-year deal to join Tour de France winners Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas, and Egan Bernal at Team Ineos.With his Giro victory in June, the 26-year-old Carapaz became ...
Sep 3, 2019
AIGLE, Switzerland - Chris Froome has become the 2011 Spanish Vuelta winner because of Juan Jose Cobo's disqualification for blood doping.Cobo did not meet a deadline to challenge his three-year ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the ...
Jul 19, 2019
MANCHESTER, England - Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky's final bid for cycling's biggest prize. ...
Jan 2, 2019
LONDON - The future of the most successful cycling team of the last decade was put in doubt on Wednesday when Sky announced its withdrawal from the sport following the European pay TV giant's takeover by American company Comcast.Team Sky, ...
Dec 13, 2018
MILAN - Chris Froome could have another attempt at winning both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France as the British rider has not ruled out the possibility of defending the title he secured in Rome this year.Next year&# ...
Nov 1, 2018
LARUNS, France - Having worn the leader's yellow jersey over the Alps and through the Pyrenees, only one more challenging stage stands in the way of Geraint Thomas winning his first Tour de France.Thomas takes an advantage of two minutes ...
Jul 28, 2018
SAINT-LARY-SOULAN, France - Chris Froome has crashed following the brutally difficult 17th stage of the Tour de France after police mistook him for a fan on the way down the mountain.Team Sky told The Associated Press there was a misunderstanding ...
Jul 26, 2018
BAGNERES DE-LUCHON, France - Four-time champion Chris Froome was among riders whose eyes needed treatment for tear gas when a farmers' protest interrupted the 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday.Bales of hay blocked the road 30 ...
Jul 24, 2018
ANNECY, France - Chris Froome believes the mountains will reveal the true Tour de France contenders as he looks forward to the first of three grueling stages in the Alps."I'm feeling good and optimistic about the upcoming stages," the four- ...
Jul 17, 2018
CHARTRES, France - Peter Sagan thrust his arm and fist forward like Superman.Chris Froome calmly dropped back to his team car to get his seat adjusted by a mechanic.Other riders chatted as they admired the rolling countryside.With nearly six hours ...
Jul 14, 2018
QUIMPER, France - Peter Sagan had the yellow jersey holder to thank for his victory on Stage Five of the Tour de France on Wednesday.Chris Froome could also thank his Team Sky colleagues for keeping him out of danger - and helping overcome ...
Jul 12, 2018
FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France - Colombia, the land of climbers, finally has a cyclist back in the yellow jersey at the Tour de France.And it took a sprinter to do it.Fernando Gaviria won the opening stage on his debut on Saturday, ...
Jul 8, 2018
FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France - Down in a ditch, Chris Froome had to hoist himself and his bike back up to the road.It was a startling scene when the Team Sky rider tumbled into a grassy field in the opening stage of ...
Jul 8, 2018
ROME - Now that Chris Froome has wrapped up the Giro d'Italia title, his focus will quickly switch to matching the record with a fifth Tour de France title - unless a doping case gets in the way.Froome is racing under ...
May 28, 2018
ROME - Winning three Grand Tours consecutively was already enough to cement Chris Froome's place in cycling history.The way in which he won this Giro d'Italia, though, adds an extra dimension to the achievement.The Kenyan-born British ...
May 28, 2018
MONTE ZONCOLAN, Italy - Chris Froome responded to his critics with a fantastic ride up Monte Zoncolan to win the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday.Nevertheless, British compatriot Simon Yates consolidated his overall lead.Froome attacked with about ...
May 20, 2018
OSIMO, Italy - Overall leader Simon Yates gained a few more seconds on closest rival Tom Dumoulin by winning the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday.The Mitchelton-Scott rider attacked with about 1.5 kilometers remaining in the ...
May 17, 2018
SANTA NINFA, Sicily - Enrico Battaglin surged ahead at the perfect moment to win the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday as Chris Froome and most of the other favorites finished in the main pack.Rohan Dennis held onto ...
May 10, 2018
CALTAGIRONE, Sicily - Chris Froome fell further behind the leaders as Belgian rider Tim Wellens won the hilly fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday.Froome finished 21 seconds behind Wellens, pushing the four-time Tour de France champion down ...
May 9, 2018
MADRID - Chris Froome finished Spain's Ruta del Sol race in 10th place behind winner Tim Wellens on Sunday.The five-stage race in southern Spain was Froome's first event since the four-time Tour de France winner was ...
Feb 19, 2018
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