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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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Vuelta a Espana: Aqua Blue Sport team bus destroyed in apparent arson attack

Aqua Blue Sport had been given a wildcard to compete in this year’s Vuelta A cycling team competing at the Vuelta a Espana had their bus destroyed in an apparent arson attack before the start of Thursday’s stage 12 in Spain. Aqua Blue Sport had parked their team bus outside their hotel in Almeria, but by the morning it had been gutted by flames. The Irish team said there were no injuries caused by the incident. “Our team bus has been completely damaged in a cowardly arson attack overnight,” they…

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Vuelta a Espana 2017: Warren Barguil ejected by Team Sunweb

Barguil won stages 13 and 18 of the Tour de France on his way to winning the polka dot jersey Tour de France King of the Mountains winner Warren Barguil has been thrown out of the Vuelta a Espana by his team for refusing to obey orders. The Frenchman, 13th after seven stages, was one place ahead of Team Sunweb’s designated team leader Wilco Kelderman. Dutchman Kelderman lost 17 seconds on Friday’s stage after he had a puncture and Barguil failed to help him. Team Sunweb said they had “no…

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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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Team Sky’s Luke Rowe ‘could miss a year’ after rafting leg break

Luke Rowe finished second in the 2008 European Road Race Championships Team Sky’s Luke Rowe says he “could be out for up to a year” after breaking his right leg while white-water rafting on his brother’s stag party in Prague. The Welshman has had one operation and will have another this week after fracturing his tibia and fibula. Rowe, 27, concedes his lay-off might be even longer than a year. “It was a freak accident. It wasn’t like I was swinging from the roof tops drunk, but there is only…

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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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Team Sky’s Peter Kennaugh signs for Peter Sagan’s team Bora-Hansgrohe

Kennaugh won track gold at London 2012 before focusing fully on road racing Two-time British road race champion Peter Kennaugh will leave Team Sky at the end of the season to join world champion Peter Sagan at Bora-Hansgrohe. The 28-year-old Olympic gold medallist has decided to move on after several successful years at the British team. “I wanted a change, some new motivation and a different experience,” he said. “I don’t think I was getting stale but a fresh way of doing things will just keep me fresh. Maybe I…

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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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