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Chris Froome

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  • Tinkoff-Saxo looking to boost audience with triple crown

    PARIS (Reuters) - Tinkoff-Saxo's proposal to pit cycling's top four grand tour riders against each other in the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and the Vuelta could provide a perfect platform to make the sport more attractive to a wider audience. Last...
  • Sky look to Froome and Wiggins for better 2015

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Tour de France champions Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins will help Team Sky find top gear again next year after the British outfit endured a disappointing 2014, according to boss Dave Brailsford. After back-to-back Tour...
  • Local hero Contador secures third Tour of Spain title

    SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Spain (Reuters) - Local favorite Alberto Contador wrapped up his third Tour of Spain triumph when he comfortably held on to his overall lead in the final stage time trial in a rain-soaked Santiago de Compostela on Sunday. Tinkoff-...
  • Contador frustrated but retains lead in Tour of Spain

    LAGOS DE COVADONGA Spain (Reuters) - Poland's Przemyslaw Niemiec won the 15th stage of the Tour of Spain as Alberto Contador moved further ahead of Britain's Chris Froome at the end of a grueling final ascent on Sunday. Spaniard Contador, who retained...
  • Contador poised for Vuelta glory after stage win

    PUERTO DE ANCARES Spain (Reuters) - Alberto Contador was poised to win the Tour of Spain for the third time after taking the penultimate 20th stage with a late surge on Saturday. The Spaniard, who prevailed on the Vuelta in 2008 and 2012, controlled...
  • Flamboyant Contador downs Froome this time

    PARIS (Reuters) - While other riders, including his great rival Chris Froome, use some races to fine-tune their condition or set themselves more modest objectives, Alberto Contador always has only victory in mind when he pins a bib on his jersey. Just...
  • Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

    PARIS - Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a...
  • Nibali closes in on Tour de France victory

    Nibali closes in on Tour de France victory
    PERIGUEUX France -- Having dominated his rivals on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali was poised to win the Tour de France as he avoided any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54km time trial from Bergerac won by Germany's Tony Martin....
  • Quintana in Vuelta command after Contador causes havoc

    ARAMON VALDELINARES Spain (Reuters) - Colombian Nairo Quintana snatched the overall leader's red jersey at the Tour of Spain on Sunday after Alberto Contador's late attack caused havoc in a group of favorites on the ninth stage. Spain's Contador jumped...
  • Nibali's journey from Sicily ends in yellow in Paris

    PARIS - Thirteen years ago, Vincenzo Nibali packed his bags and left his home in Sicily to start the journey that led him to a triumphant ride on the Champs Elysees on Sunday as Tour de France champion. The 29-year-old Italian, as soft-spoken in life as...
  • Wiggins targets Tour of Britain and first world road gold

    LONDON (Reuters) - Bradley Wiggins has the chance to end a frustrating year on a high as he attempts to defend his Tour of Britain title and win a first gold medal at the road world championships. The 2012 Tour de France champion was named in the British...