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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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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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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: 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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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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National Road Championships 2017: Elinor Barker aims for time trial medal

Elinor Barker began racing with Maindy Flyers in Cardiff Olympic champion Elinor Barker has swapped the track for the roads and aiming for a National Road Championships medal on the Isle of Man. Barker has had recent success on the track, including individual victory in the 25km points race at the World Championships in April in Hong Kong and team pursuit Olympic gold at Rio 2016. Barker’s attention will be back to the road on Thursday, 22 June. “I am feeling a bit nervous,” Barker told BBC Sport Wales. Barker,…

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