Chris Froome Is Out Of Tirreno-Adriatico Due To Infection

Contres, France, March 9, 2015 (AFP) - Chris Froome on Monday announced that he would not compete as planned in the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race due to a lung infection. "I am really disappointed, but I have to give priority to my health," said the 2013 Tour de France winner. "After talking with my doctors we agreed it would be prudent to take some days off." The 29-year-old … [Read more...]

Cavendish Out Of Paris-Tours

PARIS, Sept 30, 2009 (AFP) - British sprint sensation Mark Cavendish has pulled out of Paris-Tours, the road sprint classic on October 11, his Columbia team announced on Wednesday. Cavendish, who won six stages at this year's Tour de France, had already withdrawn from the world championships in Mendrisio, Switzerland with a lung infection. The Isle of Mann rider recently pulled out of … [Read more...]