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Thomas in contention despite Dauphine prologue crash

Britain’s Geraint Thomas recovered from a crash on the opening time trial of the Criterium du Dauphine to finish 21 seconds adrift of Team Sky team-mate and winner Michal Kwiatkowski. Thomas, 32, crashed on a right-hand bend on the 6.6km ...

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'People have made up their minds' – Why Froome's stunning Giro win will not change his image

“What will really go down in history is the way that this race was won,” said Team Sky boss David Brailsford after Chris Froome’s historic win at the Giro d’Italia. Brailsford said on Sunday that the virtuoso breakaway on stage ...

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'There should be no question at all about the validity of my Giro win'

Chris Froome says there should be “no question at all” about the validity of his Giro d’Italia success. Team Sky’s Froome wrapped up his maiden Giro victory on Sunday to become only the third man to hold all three of ...

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Chris Froome wins Giro d'Italia to claim historic Grand Tour treble

Team Sky’s Chris Froome became the first Briton to win the Giro d’Italia as he coasted home in Sunday’s processional stage in Rome. The 33-year-old is the seventh man to complete a Grand Tour hat-trick after adding Italian success to ...

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Froome set for historic Giro victory after holding off nearest rival Dumoulin

Chris Froome is set for a historic Giro d’Italia victory after he held off late attacks from nearest rival Tom Dumoulin on the penultimate stage into Cervinia. The Team Sky rider, 33, extended his advantage over the Dutchman to 46 ...

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Tour of Britain 2018 to start in Carmarthenshire and finish in Newport

The opening stage of the 2018 Tour of Britain will begin in south Wales. Britain’s biggest professional cycle race will see 120 cyclists start in Carmarthenshire and finish in Newport on Sunday, 2 September. Newport last hosted the Tour in ...

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Froome powers to brilliant stage win to take lead in Giro

Chris Froome launched a devastating attack to win stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia and take the leader’s pink jersey from fellow Briton Simon Yates. Yates finished almost 39 minutes behind Team Sky’s Froome, who attacked 80km from the finish ...

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Yates' Giro lead halved as Schachmann wins stage 18

Britain’s Simon Yates had his Giro d’Italia lead cut in half after a dramatic final climb on stage 18. Young German Max Schachmann capitalised on a breakaway to take the stage win after 196km to Prato Nevoso. But all the ...

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Charlie Tanfield and Ethan Hayter added to GB track cycling team

World and Commonwealth pursuit champion Charlie Tanfield has been added to the Great Britain cycling team. The 21-year-old will join the men’s endurance programme along with fellow team pursuit world champion Ethan Hayter, 19. Tanfield, who rose to prominence with ...

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Giro d'Italia: Simon Yates keeps lead as Elia Viviani wins sprint finish

Britain’s Simon Yates retained his lead at the Giro d’Italia after a wet sprint finish on stage 17 in Iseo. Italy’s Elia Viviani took his fourth stage victory of the 2018 tour from Ireland’s Sam Bennett in a chaotic final ...

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