Wiggins and Froome Make British Team For Copenhagen

LONDON, Sept 16, 2011 - Team Sky duo Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins were named Friday in the British team for next month's road cycling World Championships in Copenhagen. Froome and Wiggins' participation comes after the pair finished second and third at the Tour of Spain last weekend, the first time two British cyclists have secured podium finishes at the end of a Grand Tour. The … [Read more...]

Michael Rogers Signs To Ride With Team Sky

PARIS - Australia's Michael Rogers has ended a successful five-year spell with HTC-Columbia by signing for British outfit Team Sky. The 30-year-old from Canberra, a three-time world time trial champion, brings a wealth of stage-racing experience as a veteran of nine Grand Tours. Sports director Sean Yates is delighted to have Rogers on board and feels he can be a great role model for … [Read more...]

Appollonio and Hunt Join Team Sky For 2011

Team Sky are delighted to announce the signings of Davide Appollonio and Jeremy Hunt for the 2011 season. Both riders will be joining from Cervélo TestTeam and bring with them a wealth of varying talents. Team Principal Dave Brailsford said: "Our two latest signings perfectly represent the mix of youth and experience which we are bringing to the team. “Davide is a great talent and … [Read more...]

English, Australians Set To Dominate in Delhi

Written by: Frankie Taggart NEW DELHI - Cycling at the Commonwealth Games will be as notable for the big names missing as much as the riders gunning for glory. A string of top stars have pulled out diminishing the quality of competition but also giving the event a fresh look. Hosts India are competing for the first time in 32 years but are not seen as serious contenders with … [Read more...]

British Trio For Worlds Led By Cavendish

LONDON - Briton Mark Cavendish will be surrounded only by two teammates, Jeremy Hunt and David Millar in the cycling world championships road race to be held Oct. 3 in the Melbourne (Australia). Millar will be the only British competitor in the time trial race against the watch. … [Read more...]

Cancellara Retains Yellow As Petacchi Wins First Stage

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BRUSSELS - Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland retained the race leader's yellow jersey after the crash-marred Tour de France first stage won in spectacular fashion by Alessandro Petacchi of Lampre on Sunday. Italian sprinter Petacchi, making his first appearance at the race in more than five years, upset predictions when he finished a reduced bunch sprint ahead of Australian Mark Renshaw and … [Read more...]