Kenyan-Born Froome To Debut For GB At Worlds

MENDRISIO, Switzerland, Sept 23, 2009 (AFP) - Kenyan-born Chris Froome is set to debut for Great Britian when he saddles up for the men's time trial over 49.8km at the world road race championships on Thursday. Froome, born in Nairobi but who moved to South Africa as a teenager, made his debut on the Tour de France last year with Italian professional team Barloworld. After gaining a … [Read more...]

Olympic Champion Geraint Thomas To Join Team Sky

LONDON, Sept 9, 2009 (AFP) - Olympic gold medal winner Geraint Thomas is one of six British riders who will join new professional cycling squad Team Sky next season, the team confirmed on Wednesday. More riders are set to be announced on Thursday, with speculation that British star Bradley Wiggins could be among them. Thomas, 23, was the youngest rider in the 2007 Tour de France and … [Read more...]