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Chris Froome adds world time trial bronze to Tour de France-Vuelta double

Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin 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 Britain’s Chris Froome added a World Championship bronze medal in the time trial to this year’s historic Tour de France and Vuelta…

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Chris Froome: Briton misses out on time trial title to Tom Dumoulin

Britain’s Chris Froome misses out on the World Road Championships time trial title in Bergen, Norway, as he finishes third behind Slovenian Primoz Roglic in second and eventual winner Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands. WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Available to UK users only. Source link

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Road World Championships 2017: Tom Pidcock wins junior world time trial

GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Britain’s Tom Pidcock won gold in the junior men’s individual time trial at the Road World Championships in Norway. The 18-year-old becomes a double world champion having taken the World Cyclo-cross title earlier this year. Pidcock rode the 21.1km course in 28 minutes 2.15 seconds in Bergen – 11 seconds faster than his nearest rival. Italy’s Antonio Puppio won the silver medal with Filip Maciejuk of Poland taking bronze, while fellow Briton Fred Wright finished in 19th. In the junior women’s race, Britain’s…

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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: GB’s Steve Cummings pulls out of time trial

Steve Cummings rode the Grands Prix de Quebec and Montreal over the weekend on his return from a back injury UCI Road World 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 Great Britain’s Steve Cummings has withdrawn from the individual time trial at the Road World Championships in Norway this week. The national time trial and road race…

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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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Sri Lanka set for return to Pakistan for first time since 2009 attack

There was a heavy security presence when a Pakistan Super League match was held in Lahore this year Sri Lanka are set to play in Pakistan for the first time since their team bus was attacked in Lahore in 2009. Subject to security clearance, the teams will play a Twenty20 in Lahore on 29 October. The match will be the last of a tour that begins on 28 September and includes two Tests, five one-day internationals and three T20s. Other than the Lahore match, the games will be played in…

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome widens his lead with victory in stage 16’s time trial

Froome is aiming to become just the third rider to win the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same year Britain’s Chris Froome extended his overall lead at the Vuelta a Espana with victory in stage 16’s time trial. The 32-year-old Team Sky rider was untouchable as he completed the 40.2km course in 47 minutes. Vincenzo Nibali began the day one minute and one second behind Froome but was 57 seconds slower, despite a strong performance to finish third. Froome now leads the Italian by one minute and 58…

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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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Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome wins yellow jersey for the fourth time

Froome reflects on ‘incredible’ fourth Tour win Britain’s Chris Froome won the Tour de France for the fourth time as Dylan Groenewegen sprinted to victory in Paris on the 21st and final stage. Groenewegen defeated German Andre Greipel in a frenetic final sprint on the Champs Elysees but the day belonged to 32-year-old Froome. The Team Sky rider is now second in the all-time list after completing his third successive victory. Rigoberto Uran was second, 54 seconds behind, with Romain Bardet third. “Each time I have won has been so…

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