Monday, July 24, 2017

Cycling

Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome puts success down to 'conservative but efficient' tactics

Britain's Chris Froome says Team Sky's "conservative but efficient" tactics have been the key to his success after he effectively clinched his fourth Tour de France title. Source link

Sir Chris Hoy calls on British Cycling to back reforms

Sir Chris Hoy calls on British Cycling to back governance reforms to avoid losing £43m in public funding. Source link

Green jersey leader Kittel abandons Tour after crash

Marcel Kittel, winner of five stages on the 2017 Tour de France, quits the race after crashing in the Alps on stage 17. Source link

Men to join women on podiums after sexism row

Spain's La Vuelta changes the podium tradition to include male assistants at the cycling race. Source link

Tour de France 2017: Romain Bardet wants more 'respect' for Chris Froome

French rider Romain Bardet wants his country's fans to show Tour de France rival Chris Froome more respect. Source link

Tour de France 2017: Great to 'race for the win' – Chris Froome

Tour de France defending champion Chris Froome says it was a nice change to "race for the win" on stage 13. Source link

Froome cracks on final climb and loses yellow jersey to Aru

Britain's Chris Froome loses the leader's yellow jersey to Fabio Aru as France's Romain Bardet wins stage 12 of the Tour de France. Source link

Stage-by-stage guide: 11 – sprinters return on Tuesday

BBC Sport's Rob Hayles takes you through the 21 stages that make up this year's Tour de France route, picking out riders to watch and the key stages. Source link

Tour de France 2017: Geraint Thomas 'raw' after crashing out

Britain's Geraint Thomas says crashing and being forced out of the Tour de France by injury is "a bitter pill to swallow". Source link

'It just didn't stop' – Froome on most eventful stage of career

Defending champion and leader Chris Froome says stage nine of the Tour de France was "probably the most eventful" of his career. Source link

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