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World Road Cycling Championships: Team Sky third in team trial

Chris Froome (centre) is only is the third man to complete the Tour de France-Vuelta double in the same year Chris Froome’s Team Sky finished third in the opening team trial at the World Road Cycling Championships in Norway. Team Sunweb achieved the men’s and women’s double on day one in Bergen. Featuring Giro d’Italia champion Tom Dumoulin, the German outfit clocked 47 minutes 50.42 seconds on the 42.5km course to beat 2014 and 2015 champions BMC by 8.29 seconds. Tour de France and Vuelta winner Froome races in Wednesday’s…

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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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Geraint Thomas: Team Sky rider to return from injury at Tour of Britain

Geraint Thomas won the opening stage of this year’s Tour de France in Dusseldorf Tour of Britain Dates: 3-10 September Venue: Starts Edinburgh, finishes Cardiff Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas will return from injury at the Tour of Britain next month, with team-mate and compatriot Owain Doull also set to compete. The race begins in Edinburgh on Sunday, 3 September and will finish in the Welsh riders’ home city of Cardiff on Sunday, 10 September. Thomas, 31, was second overall when he broke his collarbone in a fall on stage nine…

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Chris Froome’s Team Sky finish fourth on Vuelta a Espana time trial

The first stage in Nimes passed through a Roman amphitheatre Chris Froome’s Team Sky finished fourth on the first stage of the Vuelta a Espana, as BMC Racing won the team time trial in Nimes, France. Team Sky were nine seconds off the pace, with Quick-Step Floors and Team Sunweb both six seconds behind BMC. Britain’s Froome is aiming to become only the third man to win the Vuelta in the same year as the Tour de France. The Vuelta stays in France for Sunday’s second stage, a 203.4km route…

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Luke Rowe: Team Sky rider breaks leg on brother’s stag party

Luke Rowe (far right) helped Chris Froome win his fourth Tour de France title in July Team Sky rider Luke Rowe has broken his right leg while white-water rafting on his brother’s stag party. The Welshman, who has had surgery after fracturing his tibia and fibula, says he has a “long period of recovery ahead”. Rowe, Team Sky’s road captain, broke a rib in a crash on the opening stage of this year’s Tour de France but rode on to help Chris Froome win the title. “I’ll be back, when…

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Tour de France 2017: Geraint Thomas set to stay at Sky for 2018

Froome in great shape for Tour de France – Thomas Tour de France, 1-23 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. Radio 5 live coverage on Sports Extra and/or website from 14:30 BST on every stage Geraint Thomas will stay at Team Sky for 2018 after taking up the option of a one-year contract extension. The 31-year-old Welshman had been the subject of interest from a number of other UCI pro teams, including UAE Team Emirates. But he accepted the one-year option that was…

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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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Tour de France 2017: Geraint Thomas joins Chris Froome in Team Sky line-up

Thomas (centre) and Froome (right) have been Team Sky team-mates since 2010 Geraint Thomas has recovered from the injuries he sustained at the Giro d’Italia to be named in Team Sky’s squad for next month’s Tour de France. The Welshman, 31, led Team Sky in the Giro in May, but his hopes were ended when a police motorbike caused a crash on the Blockhaus climb on stage nine. Thomas was forced to withdraw from the race, but he is fit to support Chris Froome’s bid for a fourth Tour title….

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