UCI president David Lappartient says Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford “does not understand much about cycling” as their public disagreement continues. Lappartient told BBC Sport last week Team Sky’s wealth helped them fight Chris Froome’s asthma drug case. Brailsford said world cycling’s head was showing a “French mayor mentality”. On Tuesday, Lappartient said: “When
BMC Racing won the team time trial on stage three of the Tour de France to put Greg van Avermaet into the race lead as Chris Froome made up time on several key rivals. Belgium’s Van Avermaet was part of the BMC group that clocked 38 minutes 46 seconds on the 35.5km route in Cholet.
A motorist was distracted by his mobile phone when he ran over the mother of Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman, killing her, a jury has heard. Carol Boardman, 75, died after falling from her bicycle in Deeside, Flintshire, in July 2016. Liam Rosney, 31, denies a charge of causing death by dangerous driving and causing death
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford says UCI president David Lappartient needs to learn what his “responsibilities” are, while accusing the Frenchman of having a “nationalistic view.” Lappartient told BBC Sport this week Team Sky’s wealth allowed them to fight Chris Froome’s asthma drug case in a way other teams could not have done. Cycling’s
World champion Peter Sagan won stage two of the Tour de France to take the overall race lead. The Slovak surged past French hope Arnaud Demare on the slight incline to the finish and held off the fast-finishing Italian Sonny Colbrelli. Sagan takes the yellow jersey from stage-one winner Fernando Gaviria, who was unable to
Geraint Thomas believes Team Sky are in good shape despite defending champion Chris Froome crashing during the opening stage of the Tour de France. Froome, who remounted to finish after careering into a field, is 61 seconds behind stage winner Fernando Gaviria. Welshman Thomas, who is the leading Team Sky rider at 10 seconds behind
Britain’s Chris Froome crashed during the opening stage of the Tour de France as his quest to win a record-equalling fifth title began with a scare. The defending champion careered off the road on a left-hand bend in the closing stages but was quickly back racing. Froome is 61 seconds behind stage winner Fernando Gaviria
There will be just four African cyclists starting at this year’s Tour de France. Africa’s Team Dimension Data made their Tour debut in 2015 and have two; South Africans Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Jay Thomson. It’s the fewest amount of African riders since 2014. For more African sport videos, go to BBC Sport Africa.
Team Sky’s wealth allowed them to fight Chris Froome’s asthma drug case in a way other teams could not have done, says UCI president David Lappartient. Cycling’s governing body dropped proceedings against Froome following a nine-month investigation on Monday. He had been under scrutiny for having more than the allowed level of legal asthma drug
Tour de France, 1-23 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. Radio 5 live coverage on Sports Extra and/or website on every stage Mark Cavendish is “looking at getting closer to that record of Eddy Merckx” when the 105th Tour de France begins on Saturday. The Team Dimension Data
Tour de France, 7-29 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. Commentary on Radio 5 live sports extra and website of every stage from 14:30 BST. Britain’s four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome was jeered by crowds at a presentation event for the 2018 edition of the race.
Tour de France, 7-29 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. Commentary on Radio 5 live sports extra and website of every stage from 14:30 BST. The build-up to this year’s Tour de France has been a bit like the hokey-cokey for defending champion Chris Froome. The Briton has
This year’s edition features an uphill time trial and an ascent of Monte Zoncolan on the penultimate stage Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans) in pink (Photo by Sean Robinson/Velofocus.com) The Giro Rosa is the longest stage race the women’s peloton has to contend with and this year’s edition looks set to bring us ten days
A cycling governing body and organiser have been of cleared of failing to supervise a race in which a spectator died. Judith Garrett, 29, died after being hit by a bike at Tan y Craig Farm near Llangollen, Denbighshire, in August 2014. The event organiser, Michael Marsden, 41, from Lancaster, and British Cycling had denied
Documents released to BBC Sport show Froome’s diet, power, and planning for three week race Chris Froome celebrates victory on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Just two days after the anti-doping case against Chris Froome was dismissed by the UCI, Team Sky have released data and documents showing the planning and
Four-time winner Chris Froome should be allowed to compete at the Tour de France without the threat of violence, says UCI president David Lappartient. Froome is expecting “confrontation out on the road” at this year’s Tour, which starts on Saturday, despite his anti-doping case being dropped. The Briton, 33, was under investigation by cycling’s world
Team Sky have taken the unprecedented step of releasing a cache of data to BBC Sport detailing Chris Froome’s diet, power output and heart-rate from the Briton’s victory in May’s Giro d’Italia. On Monday, an anti-doping case against Froome was dropped by the UCI, cycling’s world governing body, following an investigation after more than the
Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton has announced she and her husband are separating. Ms Pendleton, 37, who has also competed on Strictly Come Dancing, said she was “very sad” that she and Scott Gardner “have grown apart”. The couple married in September 2013, five years after they got together during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.