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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…

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Feb 15

Chris Froome seventh after stage two of the Ruta del Sol

Chris Froome finishes seventh on stage two of the Ruta del Sol and stays seventh overall, as his Team Sky team-mate Wout Poels wins the stage.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43077746

Feb 14

Froome fever in the Costa del Sol – a high profile return in a low-key race

Britain’s Chris Froome is centre of attention at the Ruta del Sol in Spain – his first race since his adverse drugs test was made public.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43065956

Feb 14

Chris Froome and Dave Brailsford defiant as Team Sky rider returns

• Froome racing for first time since news of failed drug test broke• ‘I’m 100% confident he didn’t break the rules,’ says BrailsfordChris Froome and the Team Sky principal, Dave Brailsford, presented a united and defiant front as the four‑times Tour de…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/14/chris-froome-dave-brailsford-defiant-ruta-del-sol

Feb 14

Chris Froome: I don’t see why I shouldn’t race

Chris Froome says he is prepared to race the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France even if the investigation into his adverse drugs test is unresolved.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43065045

Feb 14

Adverse test won’t affect Tour de France – Froome

Chris Froome is prepared to race the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France even if the investigation into his adverse drugs test is unresolved.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43060102

Feb 14

Storey returns to GB team for Para-Cycling Track Worlds

The 14-time Paralympic champion Sarah Storey will return to competition next month after giving birth to her second child.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/43029028

Feb 13

Team Sky’s Chris Froome ready for first race since failed drugs test

• Froome failed test last September but clear to race• Briton has been training hard for Ruta del SolChris Froome will compete for the first time since his failed drug test became public, beginning a five-stage race in Cala de Mijas on Wednesday, a fis…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/13/team-sky-chris-froome-first-race-since-failed-drugs-test

Feb 12

Chris Froome and Sky must stop hiding behind the letter of the law | Richard Williams

Dave Brailsford’s lofty ideals when setting up Team Sky have been exposed under the pressure of top-level competitionTo judge from Dave Brailsford’s words the other day it seems he still doesn’t get it. He was talking in a press conference about the bu…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/feb/12/chris-froome-sky-hiding-behind-letter-of-law

Feb 10

Chris Hoy: ‘To whom would I like to say sorry? A German cyclist who came second to me, a lot’

The cyclist on ambition, Olympic gold and delivering newspapers for his gran Born in Edinburgh, Chris Hoy, 41, won a gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, then another three at Beijing in 2008. At London 2012, he won his fifth and sixth golds, b…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/feb/10/q-and-a-chris-hoy

Feb 10

British Cycling: Staff apologise for ‘inappropriate’ social media posts

Four support staff for the British team at last week’s Cyclo-Cross World Championships apologise after “inappropriate” photos were posted on social media.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43012109

Feb 09

Vicky Barnes: British sprint cyclist back on bike after horrific crash

BBC Look East follows sprint cyclist Vicky Barnes on her first week training with the GB squad since a serious crash in January 2016.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43002244

Feb 09

Geraint Thomas: Team Sky cyclist to start at 2018 Tour of the Algarve

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas will start his 2018 season at the Tour of the Algarve, a race he won in 2015 and 2016.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/43002107

Feb 08

Mark Cavendish: Dubai Tour win for British rider

Mark Cavendish has claimed his first win of the year in third stage of the Dubai Tour.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/42989502

Feb 08

Italian police make arrests over doping claims

Several officials at a top amateur team are suspected of encouraging cyclists to take banned drugs.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42987035

Feb 07

Cycling race across Australia cancelled after British rider’s death in event last year

Indian Pacific Wheel Race will not go ahead until the outcomes of an inquest into Mike Hall’s death near Canberra in 2017 can be assessedAn epic 5,500km-long cycling race across Australia has been cancelled after the death of a rider during the event l…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/08/cycling-race-across-australia-cancelled-after-riders-death-in-event-last-year