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Chris Froome’s ‘remarkable’ Vuelta win makes him all-time great, says Sir Dave Brailsford

Chris Froome’s achievement of becoming the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana makes him “without a doubt” one of the all-time greats of cycling, according to Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford. READ MORE: Froome: Fifth Tour de France title in 2018 is ‘priority and focus’ WATCH MORE: Chicken nuggets & paddling pools – why Froome is so amazing Source link

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Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome can go on to win more titles – Dave Brailsford

Froome reflects on ‘incredible’ fourth Tour win Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will be a “force” in the race for years to come, says Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford. Briton Froome, 32, sealed his fourth title and third in succession on Sunday’s final stage in Paris. The record for most Tour titles won is five, held by Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain. “Chris can go on – there’s no reason to think that he can’t,” said Brailsford. “Physically he’s got what it takes and…

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Team Sky’s Dave Brailsford says he let himself down following an exchange with a reporter

Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford says he let himself down following “foul-mouthed exchange” with a reporter during the Tour de France. Brailsford was speaking to 5 live Sport’s OJ Borg about Team Sky’s performance in the Tour de France. “We’re in battle mode, but I let myself down.” said Brailsford. “It wasn’t very clever and I wouldn’t want my daughter doing that.” This clip is originally from 5 live Sport, 22 July 2017. Source link

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Tour de France 2017: Team Sky’s Dave Brailsford ‘regrets’ exchange with reporter

Dave Brailsford was the performance director of British Cycling before moving to Team Sky in 2010 Tour de France: 1-23 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. BBC Radio coverage on 5 live sports extra and/or website from 14:30 BST on every stage Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford has apologised following a “foul-mouthed exchange” with a reporter during the Tour de France. Brailsford was unhappy with a report by a cycling website reporter and excluded him from listening to Chris Froome’s media conference on…

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Tour de France: Sir Dave Brailsford defends Team Sky as Chris Froome nears new deal

Froome (right) is close to extending his stay with Team Sky who are run by Brailsford (left) Sir Dave Brailsford says he is “going nowhere” and insists Team Sky’s credibility is intact as they prepare for the start of the Tour de France. The team principal has faced questions over banned substance use and British Cycling has been investigated due to issues during his time in charge. But ahead of the start of the Tour on Saturday, Brailsford said he is “proud” and “patriotic” of achievements. Tour champion Chris Froome…

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