Cycling: Froome on track to set the wheels in motion - The Straits Times

DUSSELDORF • Chris Froome is certain that he is ready to contend for a fourth Tour de France victory this month despite not managing to win the Criterium du Dauphine, traditionally his warm-up race for La Grande Boucle. The Team Sky rider won the ...

Tour de France hopeful Chris Froome commits himself to Team Sky until 2020 - Braintree and Witham Times

Chris Froome has reaffirmed his commitment to Team Sky by signing a new three-year contract to stay with the team until the end of 2020. The three-time Tour winner's previous deal was due to expire at the end of next season. The 32-year-old will launch ...

Three times Tour winner Froome extends Sky contract - Reuters India

LONDON (Reuters) - Three times Tour de France winner Chris Froome has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Team Sky until the end of 2020, Sky said on Friday. This year's Tour starts in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Saturday. The 32-year-old ...

Chris Froome's main Tour de France rivals as the three-time champion begins title defence starting in Dusseldorf - The Sun

CHRIS FROOME is set to get his Tour de France defence underway on Saturday as the three week race gets underway at the Grand Depart in Dusseldorf. Froome, 32, has just signed a new contract at Team Sky to keep him with Dave Brailsford's outfit till ...

Nicolas Roche aiming to take down 'beatable' Sky at Tour de France - RTE.ie

Nicolas Roche has believes that Team Sky are not heading to the Tour de France as the formidable unit of years past as the Irishman and his BMC Racing team leader Richie Porte plot the downfall of defending champion Chris Froome. Both Porte and Roche ...

Kiwi cyclist George Bennett's fans plan spectacle at Tour de France - New Zealand Herald

The devil will have some Kiwi competition on the roadside at the Tour de France this year. A few of outstanding Kiwi cyclist George Bennett's former schoolmates will be supporting him from the roadside at the tour which starts in Dusseldorf overnight ...

By George! How a 'slow' rider became a Tour de France contender - New Zealand Herald

At last, New Zealand has the type of cyclist who might one day win the Tour de France. On the eve of the start of the 104th edition, George Bennett talks about fear, food and ambition. To contend for the yellow jersey in the world's greatest bicycle ...