Froome Wins His Second Tour de France In Dominate Fashion


Paris, July 26, 2015 (AFP) - Chris Froome won his second Tour de France title following Sunday's 21st and final stage to Paris. Germany's Andre Greipel won the stage, his fourth this year, ahead of Frenchman Bryan Coquard and Alexander Kristoff of Norway. Briton Froome crossed the line arm-in-arm with his Sky teammates to clinch a second Grand Boucle crown following his 2013 … [Read more...]

Froome’s Team Sky Releases “Billion Points Of Data” Power Reports


By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Sisteron, France, July 21, 2015 (AFP) - Chris Froome's Sky team said on Tuesday they have shared a "billion points of data" with the UK Anti-Doping Agency in a bid to quash speculation their team leader is cheating. Sky held a press conference during the second and final Tour de France rest day in Sisteron, near Gap in the … [Read more...]

Froome Puts On A Climbing Clinic At Tour de France Stage 10


By Barnaby CHESTERMAN La Pierre-Saint Martin, France, July 14, 2015 (AFP) - Chris Froome savagely ripped the heart out of his Tour de France competition on Tuesday by streaking to victory on the first mountain stage of this year's race. The 30-year-old Briton, who started the day in yellow, blitzed one rival after another before coming home alone at the end of … [Read more...]

Richie Porte To Leave Team Sky At End Of Season

Sydney, July 12, 2015 (AFP) - Australian star Richie Porte says he will leave Team Sky at the end of the year to pursue his dreams of Grand Tour success elsewhere. Porte is in the final year of his contract with the British super team and there has long been speculation the 30-year-old wanted out. He confirmed his plans following the Tour de France's 28 kilometre (17.3 miles) team … [Read more...]

Chris Froome Wins The Criterium du Dauphine For A Second Time


Modane, France, June 14, 2015 (AFP) - Sky's Chris Froome won the Criterium du Dauphine after a solo break on the last climb saw him take the eighth and final stage and overhaul overnight leader Tejay Van Garderen. Froome had gone into the last stage of the race on Sunday 18 seconds adrift of the American BMC rider Van Garderen after winning stage seven on Saturday, and with Van Garderen … [Read more...]

Viviani Wins Giro d’Italia 2nd Stage, Matthews Wearing Pink


Genoa, Italy, May 10, 2015 (AFP) - Italy's Elia Viviani won a sprint finish for the second stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday to put his Sky team back in the running after a disappointing opening day. Viviani crossed ahead of Dutch cyclist Moreno Hofland and Germany's Andre Greipel after 4hr 13min 18sec in the saddle over 177km from Albenga to Genoa. Michael Matthews took the … [Read more...]

Team Sky Nordhaug Wins Opening Tour de Yorkshire Stage

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By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Scarborough, United Kingdom, May 1, 2015 (AFP) - Neither Bradley Wiggins nor any other Brit managed to light up the opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire on Friday but British team Sky did triumph through Lars-Petter Nordhaug. The Norwegian outsprinted a pair of Frenchmen to the line at the end of the 174km run from Bridlington to Scarborough as Thomas … [Read more...]

Chris Froome’s Team Sky Edges Win At Romandie Time Trial

Lausanne, April 28, 2015 (AFP) - Chris Froome's hopes of a third straight win on the Tour de Romandie is off to a good start as his Team Sky won Tuesday's opening-stage team time trial by less than a second. The British squad, last to set out, stopped the clock on the 19.2 km stage from Vallee de Joux to Jurapac in 21 min 19 sec, narrowly ahead of Australian team Orica-GreenEdge and five … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Satisfied Despite Finishing 18th At Paris-Roubaix

Roubaix, France, April 12, 2015 - Bradley Wiggins finished 18th in his final road race for Team Sky on Sunday before embarking on a quest for a fifth Olympic gold medal. Wiggins had long let it be known that his last goal in a Team Sky jersey would be to win Paris-Roubaix but try as he might, he was unable even to better last year's ninth place finish, as he came home in a group of … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins To Tackle Three Days of De Panne

London, March 31, 2015 - Britain's world and Olympic timetrial champion Bradley Wiggins will ride for Team Sky at the Three Days of De Panne race this week. Wiggins is building up for a tilt at the prestigious Paris-Roubaix Spring Classic in just under two weeks time. He rode Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday but in dreadful conditions with driving rain and gusts of up to 90kph (56mph) he … [Read more...]