Froome

MENDE, France | With Thomas and Froome 1-2, Sky controls the Tour de France

MENDE, France — With Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome sitting 1-2 in the overall standings, Team Sky has complete control over the Tour de France. The two British riders took advantage of their powers in the hilly 14th stage in the Massif Central, allowing a large group of breakaway riders to build a lead of … Continue reading MENDE, France | With Thomas and Froome 1-2, Sky controls the Tour de France

QUIMPER, France | Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble

QUIMPER, France  — Peter Sagan had the yellow jersey holder to thank for his victory on Stage 5 of the Tour de France on Wednesday. Chris Froome could also thank his Team Sky colleagues for keeping him out of danger — and helping overcome a mechanical problem — in the race’s first hilly stage. Greg … Continue reading QUIMPER, France | Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble

LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, France | Sagan wins Stage 2 in Tour de France, Froome has calmer ride

LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, France  — World champion Peter Sagan won a sprint finish to claim the second stage of the Tour de France and the race’s overall lead on Sunday, while Chris Froome had a calmer ride after his tumble in the first leg. Sagan won the mostly flat 182.5-kilometer (113.4-mile) leg from Mouilleron-Saint-Germain to the … Continue reading LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, France | Sagan wins Stage 2 in Tour de France, Froome has calmer ride

FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France | Froome and Quintana struggle in opening Tour de France stage

FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France — Overall favorites Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana each had trouble in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, while Colombian rider Fernando Gaviria took the race’s first yellow jersey with a commanding sprint victory. Froome crashed with about five kilometers remaining in the mostly flat 201-kilometer (125-mile) stage from … Continue reading FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France | Froome and Quintana struggle in opening Tour de France stage

Team Sky fields impressive Tour lineup in support of Froome

After being cleared of doping, Chris Froome is ready “to make history” in France. Froome will be on the starting line of the Tour de France on Saturday in the western region of Vendee, aiming to join Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain in the elite club of five-time champions of cycling’s … Continue reading Team Sky fields impressive Tour lineup in support of Froome