Squad Sky rule the Tour de France again but will remain unloved | Richard Williams

Chris Froomes impending triumph cannot mask the unpopularity of a squad tainted by the increasing bullishness of Dave Brailsford in the face of legitimate questions When Team Sky changed their jerseys from black to white for this years Tour de France, it was a reasonably transparent attempt to rebrand themselves as good guys. A line […]

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Orica-Scott: 24 hours on the road with the Australian Tour de France team

Kieran Pender joins the Orica-Scott cycling team as they battle their way through the gruelling stage 17 of the Tour de France Since its establishment in 2011, Orica-Scott has become one of the leading squads in the World Tour peloton. The only Australian outfit competing at the highest level of road cycling, Orica-Scott has won […]

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Michael Matthews wins chaotic stage 16 after’ attacking like a lunatic’

Australias Michael Matthews won the 16 th stage of the Tour de France, a 165 -kilometre ride from Le-Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isre, with Chris Froome retaining the yellow jersey This was no gentle run to the foothills of the Alps. As Daniel Martin find, the Tour de France can be lost on any given day and […]

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Chris Froome:’ I’d like to be here for the next five years, trying to win’

Chris Froome, in the wake of his fourth Tour de France victory, has said he would like to keep riding into his late thirties but admitted he is definitely get older Chris Froome, with his fourth Tour de France in the bag thanks to one of the strongest final weeks he can recollect putting in, […]

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Mark Cavendish out of Tour and Peter Sagan disqualified after horror crash

Peter Sagan has been hurled out of the race and Mark Cavendishs Tour is over after a hideous accident in the sprint finish on stage four left him nursing numerous injuries Mark Cavendish has withdrawn from the Tour de France after he suffered a fractured shoulder blade in a horrendous accident 200 metres from the […]

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Chris Froome holds on to yellow jersey as Bauke Mollema wins stage 15

Chris Froome was forced into a wheel change approaching the crucial Col de Peyra Taillade but fought back to retain the yellow jersey while Bauke Mollema won his first Tour de France stage As the Tour de France enters its final week, the 2,500 -mile race is coming down to nerves and seconds, which builds […]

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Squad Sky’s Sir Dave Brailsford launches verbal attack on cycling journalist

Sir Dave Brailsford, Team Skys principal, has omitted a cycling journalist from a press conference while Chris Froome named the Colombian Rigoberto Urn as his closest challenger Team Sky may be leading the overall standings with Chris Froome but the British squads principal, Sir Dave Brailsford, is ruffling plumages with his attitude towards the worlds […]

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Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas crash out of Tour as Froome maintains yellow

Geraint Thomas and Richie Porte are out of the Tour de France after crashing on stage nine, with Thomas sustaining a suspected contravene collarbone, but Chris Froome still leads Chris Froome will ride the rest of the Tour de France without his first lieutenant, Geraint Thomas, and close friend and principal rival, Richie Porte, after […]

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