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Cycling News

Feb 21

Bradley Wiggins warns young cyclists that Team Sky will ‘ruin you’

• Wiggins tells young riders to ‘steer clear’ of his former employers• Cyclist vows to have his say on his anti-doping inquiry ‘very soon’Bradley Wiggins has warned young cyclists to steer clear of Team Sky, claiming his former employers will “ruin” th…

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Feb 21

Cavendish crashes in Abu Dhabi before race even starts

Britain’s Mark Cavendish pulls out of the Abu Dhabi Tour following concussion sustained in a crash during the race’s first stage.

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Feb 21

Mark Cavendish pulls out of Abu Dhabi Tour after crash on opening stage

Britain’s Mark Cavendish pulls out of the Abu Dhabi Tour after he is concussed in a fall during the race’s first stage.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43140818

Feb 20

Chris Froome could miss world road race championship if drug case drags on

• Great Britain cycling performance director admits concern• Stephen Parks: ‘Hopefully it will all be done and dusted by then’The Great Britain cycling performance director, Stephen Parks, is concerned that if Chris Froome’s salbutamol case drags on wi…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/20/chris-froome-world-road-race-championship-drug-case-salbutamol

Feb 19

Luke Rowe: Team Sky rider to make Abu Dhabi return

Team Sky’s Luke Rowe will ride in the Abu Dhabi Tour on 21 February – just over six months after breaking his leg.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/43004942

Feb 19

Ennis-Hill a great support for my return after giving birth – Kenny

Four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny says former heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill has been a “great support” after giving birth.

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Feb 19

Laura Kenny receives mentoring from Ennis-Hill before return at worlds

• Four-time Olympic champion on the big stage after maternity break• Husband Jason Kenny also returns in team sprint at ApeldoornThe multiple Olympic champion Laura Kenny has received mentoring from the retired champion heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill a…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/19/laura-kenny-team-pursuit-world-championship-olympic-champion-jason-apeldoorn

Feb 18

Chris Froome struggles against the backdrop of failed drug test

• Four-times Tour de France winner finishes 10th in Ruta del Sol• Race was Froome’s first since news of failed drug test brokeChris Froome admitted feeling below par as he finished the Ruta del Sol in 10th place overall but Team Sky were happy with his…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/18/chris-froome-struggles-backdrop-failed-test

Feb 18

Chris Froome: Team Sky rider 10th in Ruta del Sol as Tim Wellens wins

British rider Chris Froome finishes 10th in his first race since his adverse drugs test was made public.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43106519

Feb 17

Team Sky’s Thomas has lead cut in Algarve

Britain’s Geraint Thomas loses his 2018 Volta ao Algarve title bid on the last stage of a race won by Team Sky colleague Michal Kwiatkowski.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/43063624

Feb 17

Chris Froome’s respite only brief before Ruta del Sol puncture

• Froome welcomes diversion from controversy before fourth stage • Late puncture puts British rider out of contention; he slips to 14thChris Froome has faced a grilling at every juncture of a race overtaken by debate around his involvement. The start o…

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Feb 17

Ruta del Sol: Chris Froome falls to 14th as Tim Wellens takes lead

Britain’s Chris Froome falls to 14th place overall at the Ruta del Sol in Spain after suffering a puncture on the fourth stage.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43099933

Feb 16

Ruta del Sol: Chris Froome stays seventh after third stage, Wout Poels leads

Britain’s Chris Froome remains seventh overall after stage three of the Ruta del Sol, which Team Sky team-mate Wout Poels leads.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43090527

Feb 16

Chris Froome denies Ruta del Sol is mental escape from fight to clear name

• Team Sky rider claims media has hyped up story of failed drug test• Wout Poels retains lead with Froome 28sec adrift after stage threeChris Froome bristled at the suggestion his first race of the season was providing a mental escape from the fight to…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/16/chris-froome-ruta-del-sol

Feb 16

New riders group set up to ‘break down us versus them mentality’

British cycling takes steps to “break down the us versus them mentality” with a new riders’ commission, says Para-track cyclist Pete Mitchell.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43086905

Feb 15

Chris Froome writes off chances of Ruta del Sol victory after second stage

• Froome seventh as Sky team-mate Wout Poels takes stage win• Briton competing for first time since news of failed drug test brokeChris Froome has admitted he will not target victory in his first race since a failed drug test last year became public kn…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/15/chris-froome-ruta-del-sol-second-stage-wout-poels