Peter Kennaugh Out Of Giro d’Italia Due To Illness

PARIS, May 06, 2014 (AFP) - British rider Peter Kennaugh has pulled out of Giro d'Italia three days before the race is due to get under way because of illness, his Sky team said on Tuesday. Kennaugh, who won his first title in March but was also forced out of the Liege-Bastogne-Liege because of illness, will be replaced by Australian sprinter Chris Sutton. "I'm feeling better now … [Read more...]

BRITISH TRIO SIGN NEW CONTRACTS WITH TEAM SKY

Team Sky is pleased to announce that Ian Stannard, Ben Swift and Peter Kennaugh have all re-signed with the team ahead of the 2012 season. Since the launch of the team two years ago the young British trio have all become highly valued and versatile members of the squad. Stannard is now regarded as one of the strongest Classics riders in the team and claimed his first professional victory at … [Read more...]

Michael Barry To Ride With Team Sky in 2010

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Michael Barry has announced that he will be riding with Team Sky for the 2010 season. He stated that he is moving from Columbia-HTC to Team Sky to work more closely with younger riders to help build the future. "I'll be one of the veteran riders, which is kind of strange," said Barry, who will be 35 next year. "The years pass quickly." "I've been a pro since 1998, so I have that experience. … [Read more...]

Olympic Champion Geraint Thomas To Join Team Sky

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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...]