Marczynski, 33, had never before won a stage at one of cycling’s Grand Tours Britain’s Chris Froome extended his Vuelta a Espana lead by one second as Tomasz Marczynski claimed victory on stage six. BMC’s Tejay van Garderen, who began the day second overall, 10 seconds behind Froome, was involved in a crash and lost
Geraint Thomas won the opening stage of this year’s Tour de France in Dusseldorf Tour of Britain Dates: 3-10 September Venue: Starts Edinburgh, finishes Cardiff Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas will return from injury at the Tour of Britain next month, with team-mate and compatriot Owain Doull also set to compete. The race begins in Edinburgh
Alexey Lutsenko’s victory was his first Grand Tour stage success Britain’s Chris Froome extended his Vuelta a Espana lead behind Alexey Lutsenko’s breakaway stage-five win. Froome, aiming to become the third man to win a Vuelta crown in the same year as Tour de France success, attacked on the final climb and now has a
Matteo Trentin joined Quick-Step in 2011 Italy’s Matteo Trentin sprinted to victory on stage four of the Vuelta a Espana as Britain’s Chris Froome retained the leader’s red jersey. Quick-Step Floors’ Trentin reeled in and surged past Spain’s Juan Jose Lobato, with Belgium’s Tom van Asbroeck third in Tarragona. Four-time Tour de France champion Froome
Olympic champion Katie Archibald hoping for more solo outings Olympic gold medallist Katie Archibald wants more opportunities to compete as an individual track cyclist after solo success at the World Championships. The Scot won gold in the omnium in Hong Kong earlier this year, after landing the individual spot because defending champion Laura Kenny was
Vincenzo Nibali won the Vuelta in 2010 Britain’s Chris Froome has taken the red jersey and leads the Vuelta a Espana, as Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali won the third stage. The four-time Tour de France champion finished third on the stage, with Spain’s David de la Cruz in second. The Team Sky rider is aiming to
Alex Dowsett has won a record five British time trial titles Five-time British time trial champion Alex Dowsett will leave Spanish team Movistar at the end of the season to ride for Swiss outfit Katusha-Alpecin. The 28-year-old joined Movistar in 2013 after two years with Team Sky and broke the world hour record in 2015.
Yves Lampaert won his first Grand Tour stage with a late attack into Gruissan Belgium’s Yves Lampaert caught out the sprinters with a late attack to win stage two and take the leader’s red jersey at the Vuelta a Espana. Team Sky’s Chris Froome fell behind a split in the peloton but moved up to
The first stage in Nimes passed through a Roman amphitheatre Chris Froome’s Team Sky finished fourth on the first stage of the Vuelta a Espana, as BMC Racing won the team time trial in Nimes, France. Team Sky were nine seconds off the pace, with Quick-Step Floors and Team Sunweb both six seconds behind BMC.
Britain has three contenders for the overall title in Simon Yates (second left), Adam Yates (centre) and Chris Froome (third right) Chris Froome heads into the Vuelta a Espana looking to create more history by becoming the first British winner of the three-week race. The four-time Tour de France winner made his breakthrough when finishing