Cycling

Mark Cavendish Fails To Finish Stage 11

British rider Mark Cavendish has been officially eliminated from the Tour de France after the 11th stage of the event. Cavendish was unable to make it to the finish line by the end of the stage, and his elimination is the first time in his career so far that he’s ….

Froome Once Again Faces Backlash From Fans

A section of the audience that were part of the Tour de France time-trial booed Chris Froome, who has been stuck in controversy lately. The day in question saw Froome’s team, Team Sky, losing the edge to BMC by four seconds, after which race leaders were handed out yellow jerseys ….

Chris Froome Faces Jeers At Tour de France

Chris Froome, four-time Tour de France champion, has been met with bitter and jeering crowd as he makes his way through the start of the pre-event at this year’s Tour de France. Froome, along with Team Sky, were introduced to the crowds only to be met with a mixture of ….

Tour de France Security Measures Increased

Recently it was revealed by organisers of the Tour de France that over 30000 security agents were to be hired to protect the riders as they completed the event. The increase to security comes after the head of world cycling called for a safer environment for Chris Froome, who has ….

Hinault Calls For Tour de France Strike Irresponsible

Bernard Hinault, five-time winner of the Tour de France, has been called out by riders at this year’s event, saying that his accusation of Christ Froome as a cheater along with the call for a strike, is ‘uneducated.’ It was recently discovered that Froome was found with double the legal ….

Froome’s Sights Firmly Set On Making History

All Sights Are Set  on the Vuelta a Espana Saturday will see the start of the final Grand Tour of the year – and Team Sky’s Chris Froome has his sights firmly set on a win.  The 2017 Tour de France winner is aiming for the pages of history, hoping ….

Vuelta To Be Alberto Contador’s Last

Alberto Contador To Make Vuelta His Last We all want to quit while we’re ahead.  And so does Spanish pro-cyclist Alberto Contador.  Hence his having hung in there for another season after he initially decided to quit back in 2016.  One of only six riders to have won all three ….

Significant Changes Ahead Of August 19

Drastic Changes Ahead Of Vuelta A Espana Race organisers have made key changes to no less than 4 of the stages of this year’s Vuelta A Espana, which commences on August 19 in Nimes, France.  Each of the stages and maps have now been posted on the official race website, ….

George Bennett To Start in Vuelta a Espana

Kiwi Rider George Bennett To Start In 2017 Vuelta a Espana The complete list of competitors taking part in this year’s Vuelta a Espana has yet to be released, but Kiwi George Bennett has been included on the provisional one.  The Vuelta a Espana takes place right off the back ….