Chris Froome: Britain’s Vuelta winner reacts after historic win Britain’s Chris Froome says winning a fifth Tour de France title will be his “priority and focus” for 2018 and he still has “lots to achieve” in cycling. Froome, 32, has become the first man to follow a Tour victory by winning the Vuelta a Espana
Geraint Thomas of Team Sky leads the peloton through the village of Mordiford en route to Cardiff in the Tour of Britain Geraint Thomas says he hopes he can ride in a Tour de France stage in his hometown city of Cardiff. Thomas raced as a senior for the first time in Cardiff as the
Froome was superbly marshalled through the race by his eight Team Sky team-mates Chris Froome has cemented his place among the greats of cycling by becoming the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana in Madrid on Sunday. The Team Sky rider’s winning margin was two minutes and 15 seconds over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali.
Lotto Jumbo rider Lars Boom won his first Tour of Britain title in 2011 Lars Boom won his second Tour of Britain title as Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed the final stage in Cardiff. Norwegian Boasson Hagen, who rides for Team Dimension Data, broke away with three kilometres remaining in the 180km eighth stage from Worcester.
Chris Froome will win La Vuelta after finishing runner-up on three occasions Chris Froome has effectively become the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana as Alberto Contador won the penultimate stage of this year’s race. Contador, who retires after the race, surged clear on the gruelling 13.2km ascent of Alto de Angliru. Team
Dylan Groenewegen (second from left) held off the group during a wet sprint in Cheltenham Dylan Groenewegen won stage seven of the Tour of Britain as his team-mate and fellow Dutchman Lars Boom maintained his overall lead. Groenewegen, riding for the Lotto NL-Jumbo team, held off Friday’s stage winner Caleb Ewan to take the sprint.
Annie Last says her silver medal in Australia has not ‘sunk in yet’ Annie Last has won Great Britain’s first ever medal in elite women’s cross-country at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Australia. The 27-year-old produced a career-best performance to take the silver in one hour, 29 minutes, 40 seconds in Cairns. The British
Thomas de Gendt won stage 19 in a sprint from a select group of nine riders Britain’s Chris Froome will take a 97-second lead over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali into the decisive 20th stage of the Vuelta a Espana. Saturday’s 117.5km route, which ends with a gruelling 13.2km climb up the Alto de l’Angliru, precedes Sunday’s
Caleb Ewan also won stage one and three of this year’s race Australia’s Caleb Ewan won his third stage on this year’s Tour of Britain with victory on stage six, as Lars Boom retained the green jersey. Orica-Scott rider Ewan beat Fernando Gaviria and Dylan Groenewegen with a powerful sprint at the end of the
Rachel Atherton won her fourth World Championship title in Italy in 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships Dates: 5-10 September Venue: Cairns, Australia Live coverage on Sunday 10 September from 03:55 BST on the BBC Red Button and the BBC Sport website & app. Britain’s defending champion Rachel Atherton has been forced to withdraw from