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Team Sky all good despite 'nuts' first stage – Thomas

Geraint Thomas believes Team Sky are in good shape despite defending champion Chris Froome crashing during the opening stage of the Tour de France. Froome, who remounted to finish after careering into a field, is 61 seconds behind stage winner ...

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Team Sky's wealth helped fight Froome case, says UCI chief

Team Sky’s wealth allowed them to fight Chris Froome’s asthma drug case in a way other teams could not have done, says UCI president David Lappartient. Cycling’s governing body dropped proceedings against Froome following a nine-month investigation on Monday. He ...

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'The team to beat' – are Belgium favourites for the World Cup?

Media playback is not supported on this device Belgium showed a little bit of everything a World Cup-winning team need in the 2-1 quarter-final victory over Brazil – so are they now favourites for the tournament? Roberto Martinez’s Red Devils ...

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Athletics World Cup: Beth Dobbin & Lorraine Ugen named in GB team

Sprinter Beth Dobbin and long jumper Lorraine Ugen will spearhead Britain’s team at the Athletics World Cup at the London Stadium on 14-15 July. Dobbin, who will run the 200m, and Ugen are among 21 British champions from last weekend ...

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Chris Froome: Team Sky's unprecedented release of data reveals how British rider won Giro d'Italia

Team Sky have taken the unprecedented step of releasing a cache of data to BBC Sport detailing Chris Froome’s diet, power output and heart-rate from the Briton’s victory in May’s Giro d’Italia. On Monday, an anti-doping case against Froome was ...

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Chris Froome to lead Team Sky at Tour de France after anti-doping case dropped

Chris Froome will aim for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France win, after his anti-doping case was dropped. The Briton will lead Team Sky, with Welsh duo Geraint Thomas and Luke Rowe among the support riders. Froome, 33, was under ...

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Team Sky's Thomas wins UK time trial title

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas has won the UK National Time Trial Championships for the first time in his career. The Welshman, 32, clocked 48 minutes and 54 seconds in Northumberland, beating Harry Tanfield into second. Canyon Eisberg rider Tanfield (49:31) ...

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Susie Wolff named boss of Venturi Formula E team

Former Formula 1 test driver Susie Wolff has become team boss and part-owner of the Venturi Formula E team. The 35-year-old Scot said it was the “perfect next step” in her career. Wolff said: “When I decided to stop as ...

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Will an African team reach a first semi-final – or even win the World Cup?

“When I first started to coach Ivory Coast I said to Didier Drogba: ‘We have some fantastic players and we can go far in the World Cup.’ He said: ‘No we can’t’.” Sven-Goran Eriksson is trying to shed some light ...

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England's World Cup winning women's team set to double salary by 2021

Media playback is not supported on this device England v South Africa & New Zealand Dates: 8 June – 13 July. Full summer schedule Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW ...

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