Cycling

8:22 AM ET Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says he “has every right” to defend his title next month as he awaits a decision over an adverse doping test. The Team Sky rider tested positive for excessive levels of asthma drug Salbutamol following a urine sample at last September’s Vuelta a Espana but
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6:46 AM ET Germany’s Olympic and world sprint cycling champion Kristina Vogel is in intensive care following a serious crash in training, the German Cycling Federation said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old, who won the individual sprint world title in Hong Kong last year as well as a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, collided
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6:41 AM ET Five-times Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault has called for riders to strike if defending champion Chris Froome, who is under investigation over an adverse doping test, takes part in this year’s race. Froome tested positive for excessive levels of the asthma drug Salbutamol following a urine sample at last year’s Vuelta
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12:52 PM ET Associated Press Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas won the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday after Adam Yates claimed the final stage of the warmup race for the Tour de France. Yates, who attacked several times in the stage finale, managed to overtake Dani Navarro on the last curve of the final climb
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1:50 PM ET UAE Team Emirates rider Dan Martin won the 130-kilometre fifth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine on Friday, while Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas took the overall lead from Italian team mate Gianni Moscon. Ireland’s Martin finished the stage with a time of three hours, 21 minutes and 19 seconds. He was four
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Jun 6, 2018 Team Sky’s Polish rider Michal Kwiatkowski regained the overall lead in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, after his team won the third stage team time trial by 37 seconds ahead of former champions BMC Racing. Team Sky’s overall time at the end of the stage between Pont-de-Vaux and Louhans-Chateaurenaud was 27
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Jun 5, 2018 South Africa’s Daryl Impey took the overall lead in the Criterium du Dauphine on Tuesday, moving ahead of Team Sky rider Michal Kwiatkowski who crashed two kilometres from the finish line of the second stage. Impey’s overall time at the end of the stage between Montbrison and Belleville was eight hours, 51
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Jun 3, 2018 Michal Kwiatkowski took the overall leader’s yellow jersey at the Criterium du Dauphine, the main warm-up race for the Tour de France, when the Polish Team Sky rider won the prologue on Sunday. Kwiatkowski, who will be one of four-times champion Chris Froome’s lieutenants on the Tour next month, clocked seven minutes
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May 28, 2018 Team Sky’s Chris Froome described himself as having an “absolutely clear conscience” after his historic Giro d’Italia win saw him become the first British man to win the race and add the triumph to last year’s Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana victories. What was his sixth Grand Tour title, following
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May 28, 2018 Chris Froome became Great Britain’s first Giro d’Italia champion on Sunday as he completed the set of Grand Tour victories with his third successive triumph after victories in last year’s Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana. Having safely negotiated the 115-kilometre, largely ceremonial final stage in Rome, the 33-year-old Team Sky
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