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Road World Championships 2017: Chris Froome – time trial medal would be a bonus

Any result at World Road Champs Time Trials will be a ‘bonus’ – Froome UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app. Men’s time trial, Weds 20 Sep: 12:00-17:30 – BBC Red Button and online; 14:30-16:45 – BBC Two – full broadcast schedule here Chris Froome goes into Wednesday’s time trial at the World Championships with limited expectations after conceding…

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Road World Championships: Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas in Team Sky line-up

Geraint Thomas wore yellow at this year’s Tour de France after winning the opening individual time trial in Dusseldorf UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app – full broadcast schedule here Geraint Thomas will compete for Team Sky in Sunday’s team time trial at the Road World Championships in Bergen, despite having pulled out of the Great Britain team…

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Road World Championships: Froome to compete in time trial but Cavendish out

Chris Froome is only the third cyclist to win the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana in the same year Road World Championships – Bergen, Norway Date: 17-24 September Coverage (times BST): 19 Sep: Women’s time trial – red button and website 1450-1615; 20 Sep: Men’s time trial – red button and website 1200-1645, BBC 2 1430-1645; 23 Sep: Women’s road race – red button, IPTV and website 1235-1730, BBC 1 1400-1600 and BBC 2 1600-1730; 24 Sep: Men’s road race – red button, IPTV and website 0905-1630, BBC…

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Chris Froome says it is ‘not impossible’ to win three Grand Tours in one year

On Sunday, Team Sky’s Chris Froome won the Vuelta a Espana, having led the general classification from the first of the race’s three weeks. It is his first Vuelta title after three previous second places, and he joins two of the sport’s biggest names – Jacques Anquetil and Bernard Hinault – as the only men to have won the Vuelta and Tour de France in the same season. Froome told the Today programme it “wouldn’t be impossible” to win all three Grand Tours – the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta and Tour…

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Chris Froome: Fifth Tour de France title in 2018 is ‘priority and focus’

Chris Froome: Britain’s Vuelta winner reacts after historic win Britain’s Chris Froome says winning a fifth Tour de France title will be his “priority and focus” for 2018 and he still has “lots to achieve” in cycling. Froome, 32, has become the first man to follow a Tour victory by winning the Vuelta a Espana in the same year. A fifth Tour win would see him equal Eddy Merckx, Jacques Anquetil, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain’s record. Six riders have won all three Grand Tours during their career, with Froome…

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Vuelta a Espana: Britain’s Chris Froome completes historic victory in Madrid

Froome was superbly marshalled through the race by his eight Team Sky team-mates Chris Froome has become the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana after finishing safely in the peloton on Sunday’s final stage in Madrid. The Team Sky rider’s winning margin was two minutes and 15 seconds over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali. Russia’s Ilnur Zakarin was 36 seconds further back in third. Froome is the third man to complete the Tour de France-Vuelta double in the same year and first in that order. Italy’s Matteo Trentin won the…

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Chris Froome: What does it take to achieve the Tour-Vuelta double?

Britain’s Chris Froome becomes only the third man to win the Tour de France and the Vuelta a Espana in the same year – but what does it take to achieve this feat? READ MORE: Chris Froome wins Vuelta: ‘A friendly accountant off the bike, a cold-eyed winner on it’ READ MORE: Froome completes historic Vuelta win Source link

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome almost assured of win as Alberto Contador shines

Chris Froome will win La Vuelta after finishing runner-up on three occasions Chris Froome has effectively become the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana as Alberto Contador won the penultimate stage of this year’s race. Contador, who retires after the race, surged clear on the gruelling 13.2km ascent of Alto de Angliru. Team Sky’s Froome was third, 17 seconds behind Contador but 34 clear of Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali to extend his lead over the Italian to two minutes, 15 seconds. It probably is my greatest achievement Chris FroomeTeam…

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome maintains lead before deciding stage

Thomas de Gendt won stage 19 in a sprint from a select group of nine riders Britain’s Chris Froome will take a 97-second lead over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali into the decisive 20th stage of the Vuelta a Espana. Saturday’s 117.5km route, which ends with a gruelling 13.2km climb up the Alto de l’Angliru, precedes Sunday’s processional stage to Madrid. Belgium’s Thomas de Gendt won stage 19 in Gijon on Friday by reeling in Ivan Garcia Cortina of Spain. Garcia faded to finish third, with Colombia’s Jarlinson Pantano in second. Team…

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