Chris Froome

Tour of Britain 2018 route, dates, road closures and best places to watch in Wales

Geraint Thomas’ first race in Great Britain since being crowned Tour de France champion will start in Wales when he competes in the Tour of …

Road Cycling

Wales' National Velodrome will be renamed after Geraint Thomas

<b>Wales' National Velodrome will be renamed in honour of Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas, it has been announced.</b><p>The cycling venue in Newport will become the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales.<p>In July, Thomas became the third Briton to win the world's most famous road race.<p>The double …

Tour de France

Filippo Ganna set to sign with Team Sky for 2019 season

<b>Reports suggest the Italian has signed a deal with the British WorldTour team</b><p>Italian Filippo Ganna, two-time individual pursuit world champion, is …

Team Sky

Cycling: Team Sky's Thomas and Froome to skip Vuelta for Tour of Britain

(Reuters) - Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will line up at next month's Tour of Britain rather than the final Grand Tour of the season, the Vuelta a Espana, Team Sky said on Thursday.<p>Froome will make his first appearance in the British race since 2009, while Thomas returns to …

Road Cycling

‘Nibali was lying there with a broken vertebra and a fan pulled him up’

<b>Bahrain-Merida manager says the team is pursuing a case against ASO</b><p>Key players have said that cycling needs to do more to protect riders after …

Road Bikes

Fifteen pro riders to follow on Instagram

Pro cyclists have really come into their own on Instagram in recent years. The majority of the WorldTour riders have an account, with many lifting …

Cycling

Reality Check: Are sports stars getting older?

<b>It's long been thought that youth is key to sporting success. But is this changing?</b><p>Sports stars seem to be getting older, don't they?<p>In tennis, Roger Federer and Serena Williams (37 and 36 respectively) are regularly competing to win the top tournaments.<p>In golf, 42-year-old Tiger Woods came quite …

Tour de France

5 Pro Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

1 of 5<p>Straggling in the Back<p>"Look at the overhead view of the race. There's a bubble at the front and everyone in there is comfortable. Behind that, there's a long tail of dudes, and they're all struggling," says Phil Gaimon of Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies. "You want to be near the front …

Team Sky

Volta a Portugal’s best young rider, 21-year-old Xubán Errazkín, in trouble for asthma drug use

<b>Errazkín is not suspended, but the case is reportedly under review</b><p>Basque cyclist Xubán Errazkín, 21, won the youth classification in the Volta a …

Bicycle Racing

POWER TO THE PEDAL

When it comes to a sport that wears its tradition and simplicity on its shoulder, there are many who shirk at certain new technology. Take disc …

Road Cycling

Porte: Teams need more sponsors to compete with Sky

One of the big talking points in the wake of another Team Sky blowout at the Tour de France was the team’s financial heft that allows it to steamroll …

Road Cycling

Simon Yates lines up at the Vuelta a España with ‘lessons learned and a different approach’

<b>Team Director Matt White says "if you don't learn from the other races, then you are never going to reach your goals"</b><p>Simon Yates is heading to the …

Road Cycling

Cycling’s fan circus; Pidcock’s new team; Kung against the clock: Daily News Digest

<b>Supported by</b> Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here’s what’s happening today:<i>Grappling with cycling’s unanswered fan access question, a new</i> …

Cycling

How spinning became the perfect endurance workout for time-poor Londoners

Riding in a peloton makes you push harder. On the track it exists out of necessity: cycling in a big group reduces drag and saves energy for riders …

Lifestyle (UK)

Peter Sagan confirmed for Vuelta a Espana

The Bora-Hansgrohe team have confirmed that Peter Sagan will ride the Vuelta a España as part of a strong team that also includes Rafal Majka, Davide …

Road Bikes

Adam and Simon Yates to race in same team in Vuelta a Espana

<b>British twin brothers Adam and Simon Yates will race together at the Vuelta a Espana for Australian team Mitchelton-Scott.</b><p>Simon was scheduled to take part in the final Grand Tour of the season and will be the team's leader in the race.<p>Adam also decided to ride to add to his experience of competing …

Road Bikes

Imran Khan’s priority will be fixing Pakistan’s economy, A plan for Greece after major wildfires, As the Syrian war draws to a close, a glimmer of...

The Daily Star / Dhaka, Bangladesh<p>Imran Khan’s primary priority will be fixing Pakistan’s economy<p>“[Pakistani Prime Minister-elect Imran] Khan cannot …

Opinion

Britain's Richest Man Has Billions of Reasons to Move to Monaco

Monaco’s decision to scrap income taxes dates back to the time of the American Civil War.<p>The move has since helped draw scores of wealthy individuals …

War

No place like home for Tour de France champ Geraint Thomas as Cardiff salutes him — and he stays with Team Sky

They rolled out the yellow carpet for Geraint Thomas in Cardiff – and the Tour de France hero reigned on his own parade.<p>As thousands turned out to …

Team Sky

14 Pictures From Geraint Thomas's Triumphant Cardiff Homecoming

'I was a bit worried it might just be my wife and the dog,' Tour de France winner tells crowd.<p>Geraint Thomas has enjoyed a celebratory homecoming …

Tour de France

Geraint Thomas set to stay with Team Sky after contract talks

<b>Thomas says "we're pretty close" and expects the deal to be finalised in the next few days</b><p>Geraint Thomas has all but confirmed he will ride with Team …

Team Sky

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas poses with newly married couple at Cardiff Castle in front of thousands for race-winning celebrations

GERAINT THOMAS gave a newly-married couple a wedding day to remember as he crashed their marriage celebrations.<p>The Tour de France winner was enjoying …

Tour de France

Cardiff welcomes home Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas

Thomas is stunned by the size of the hometown crowd and says defending champion and teammate Chris Frome was a "true gentleman".<p>Geraint Thomas has …

Road Cycling

TOUR'18: The Final Week Photo Gallery!

<b>PeloPics:</b> The third week of any Grand Tour can be the toughest and also where the race is won or lost, but this year's final week of Tour de France …

Road Cycling

Esteban Chaves back on his bike as Mitchelton-Scott explain sudden drop in form at Giro d’Italia

<b>The Colombian suffered with glandular fever as well as allergies that have kept him off the bike since the Giro</b><p>Mitchelton-Scott have said that …

Road Bikes

'I thought it was just going to be my wife and the dog': Geraint Thomas is 'blown away' as thousands line the streets of Cardiff for his homecoming parade

Thousands of people lined the streets of Cardiff today to welcome home Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas.<p>There were emotional scenes outside the …

Sport (UK)

CCC director says team have made an offer to Geraint Thomas after merger with BMC

<b>Piotr Wadecki says new team will be Polish based after taking over BMC Racing's WorldTour licence</b><p>CCC Sprandi Polkowice sports director Piotr Wadecki …

Road Bikes

Health issues identified as reason for Chaves’ Giro woes

Almost three months after Esteban Chaves’ dramatic form collapse in the Giro d’Italia, the Mitchelton-Scott team has indicated that unspecified …

Road Bikes

Eight unforgettable moments of the 2018 racing season so far

<b>Some of the unforgettable moments so far in the 2018 racing season</b><p><b>A muddy Strade Bianche</b><p>It was a golden spring for Anna van der Breggen. The …

Road Cycling

On Banning Powermeters

Tour de France founder Henri Desgrange toyed with format, teams, bikes and more all the time and his spirit lives on the annual suggestions after the …

Cycling