ARTICLES RELATING TO CHRIS FROOME

Froome up for Contador battle

2014-03-23 11:15

Tour de France winner Chris Froome will race against Alberto Contador for the first time this season at the Tour of Catalonia.

TDF team line-ups confirmed

2014-01-28 21:32

TDF organisers have announced the final four teams invited to compete in this year's 101st edition of the race which begins in July.

Froome cleared of bilharzia

2013-12-13 09:22

TDF champion Chris Froome has been cleared of the parasitic disease bilharzia that has troubled him for four years.

Froome wins prestigious award

2013-10-30 12:54

TDF champion Chris Froome has won the prestigious Velo d'Or award as the best rider of 2013, the Briton's Team Sky has said.

Froome thrilled by TDF route

2013-10-23 17:11

Reigning champion Chris Froome has said he was delighted by the 2014 TDF route, despite it seemingly favouring pure climbers.

Froome: cycling cleanest sport

2013-07-22 22:00

TDF champion Chris Froome has said that stringent drug testing means cycling is now probably the cleanest sport.

Froome paints Paris yellow

2013-07-21 21:50

Chris Froome has won the 100th TDF, dominating rivals over three weeks on the road, dealing with doping suspicions off it.

Froome's champagne on ice

2013-07-19 20:53

Kenyan-born Briton Chris Froome is beginning to finally accept that he will be crowned the TDF champion on Sunday.

Kenyan mentor cheers Froome

2013-07-19 11:15

As Chris Froome pedals towards TDF victory, in his birthplace of Kenya he's being cheered on by the cyclist who first trained him.

Riblon conquers Alpe d'Huez

2013-07-18 18:30

Christophe Riblon became the first Frenchman to win a TDF stage this year as Chris Froome further boosted his overall lead.

Froome faces downhill battle

2013-07-17 21:06

Chris Froome's capacity to deflect everything the TDF throws at him in the coming days could be key to overall victory in Paris.

Froome favourite for ITT

2013-07-17 11:08

Stage 17 of the Tour de France is a short but challenging individual time-trial that could shake up the general classification.

Costa wins TDF Stage 16

2013-07-16 18:47

Chris Froome has hit out at rival Alberto Contador after a dramatic finale to the 16th stage of the TDF won by Rui Costa.

Contador backs Froome

2013-07-15 16:31

If Chris Froome is fed up of having his credibility questioned, he can take some comfort from the words of his biggest rival.

I'm no cheat: Froome

2013-07-15 12:32

TDF leader Chris Froome has hit out at critics who believe he could be following in the footsteps of drugs cheat Lance Armstrong.

Froome leaps to Cav's defence

2013-07-10 20:34

TDF leader Chris Froome came to the defence of former teammate Mark Cavendish and hit out at the spectator who threw urine at him.

Froome waiting to pounce

2013-07-09 22:33

Tony Martin is expected to dominate the first big time trial of the 100th TDF, but leader Chris Froome is waiting to pounce.

Cavendish ready to relaunch

2013-07-08 21:30

While all the focus was on yellow jersey wearer Chris Froome and Team Sky, Mark Cavendish took his time to relax with his family.

Froome aims for time-trial win

2013-07-08 18:01

Given the dominant way Chris Froome is riding, he could take a big step toward winning the TDF in Wednesday's individual time-trial.

Martin wins TDF Stage 9

2013-07-07 17:00

Dan Martin has won the Stage 9 of the TDF after a dramatic day, which saw yellow jersey holder Chris Froome forced to dig deep.

Froome takes yellow off Impey

2013-07-06 17:20

Britain's Chris Froome has secured the Tour de France yellow jersey after SA's Daryl Impey finished in 35th position in stage 8.

Impey's dream not to last

2013-07-05 22:13

Daryl Impey says his spell in the TDF leader will end on Saturday, but backs Chris Froome to take it home at the end of the race.

Froome: Cycling now clean

2013-06-29 17:47

Britain's Chris Froome says he is confident cycling has moved on completely and is no longer ravaged by doping.

Froome struck by TDF hype

2013-06-27 20:09

Chris Froome says that his build-up for the TDF has been perfect but added that nothing could have prepared him for the hype.

Froome insists he is clean

2013-06-23 15:19

Chris Froome, who is the favourite to win this year's Tour de France, has told a British newspaper that he does not partake in doping.

 

Froome retains Oman crown

2014-02-23 16:25

Britain's Tour de France champion Christopher Froome successfully defended his Tour of Oman title following the final stage.

Froome signs on for Team Sky

2013-12-23 14:41

Kenyan-born 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome has agreed to sign a new deal with British Team Sky.

Froome welcomes crackdown

2013-11-19 18:50

Chris Froome has welcomed the tougher penalties imposed for doping and admits being hit hard by accusations he had cheated.

Froome backs new UCI chief

2013-10-25 14:18

TDF champion Chris Froome has backed new International Cycling Union president Brian Cookson to rid the sport of its doping culture.

Hoy eyes TDF rivalry

2013-07-23 22:04

Chris Hoy believes Bradley Wiggins could take on his successor as TDF champion, Chris Froome, in next year's race.

Britain hails new hero Froome

2013-07-22 11:23

The British press have hailed a new cycling hero after Chris Froome became the second Briton in two years to win the TDF.

Froome 'all but' TDF champion

2013-07-20 17:58

Britain's Chris Froome virtually secured overall victory in the 100th Tour de France after Stage 20 was won by Nairo Quintana.

Rui Costa wins TDF Stage 19

2013-07-19 18:33

Rui Costa has won stage 19 of the TDF with a breakaway on the final climb, while Chris Froome stayed in the leader's yellow jersey.

Froome 'crack' aids his claims

2013-07-18 21:17

Chris Froome's near capitulation on the final ascent of the Alpe-d'huez may have helped case against those who say he is doping.

Team Sky release dope data

2013-07-18 13:29

Tour de France leader Chris Froome's Sky team have offered to release performance data in bid to quell suspicions of doping.

Contador outfoxed by Froome

2013-07-17 18:32

Chris Froome has narrowly beaten Alberto Contador to win the Stage 17 individual time trial and extend his overall lead in the TDF.

Froome slams Contador tactics

2013-07-16 21:48

Chris Froome has slammed Alberto Contador for using "dangerous" tactics in a bid to loosen his grip on the yellow jersey.

TDF glory beckons for Froome

2013-07-15 21:05

There appears to be little to stop Chris Froome from reaching the Champs-Elysees in the yellow jersey and becoming the TDF champion.

Froome proud to be British

2013-07-15 13:25

TDF favourite Chris Froome has declared himself "extremely proud" to represent Britain, despite having been born in Africa.

Froome extends TDF lead

2013-07-14 16:55

Britain's Chris Froome reinforced his grip on the Tour de France yellow jersey atop Mont Ventoux after winning a dramatic 15th stage.

Martin pips Froome in TT

2013-07-10 18:07

Tony Martin has won the the 11th stage of the TDF ahead of Chris Froome, who significantly strengthened his overall lead.

Kittel wins TDF Stage 10

2013-07-09 18:38

Marcel Kittel has dominated a group sprint to win the 10th stage of the TDF between Saint Gildas des Bois and Saint Malo.

Sky prepared for more warfare

2013-07-08 19:00

Team Sky says they are ready to adapt their strategy for the remainder of the TDF after stage nine shook up race leader Chris Froome.

Millar defends Froome claims

2013-07-07 17:07

British rider, David Millar has hit out at those who have cast doubt on the achievements of Chris Froome and Team Sky.

Last day in Pyrenees for TDF

2013-07-07 11:19

After a dramatic eighth stage on Saturday, there is a risk that the ninth stage of the TDF will be an anti-climax in comparison.

Sky prepare for Pyrenees fight

2013-07-05 22:13

Team Sky locked up the mountain stages last year to help Bradley Wiggins win the TDF, yet signs point to another strategy this year.

Froome happy without yellow

2013-07-02 20:01

TDF favourites Chris Froome and Alberto Contador both declared themselves satisfied after the fourth-stage team time-trial.

Froome not invincible: Valverde

2013-06-28 16:00

Experienced Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde says outstanding Tour de France favourite Chris Froome was not unbeatable.

Contador: I can beat Froome

2013-06-27 16:41

Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has said that he believeds he can beat favourite Chris Froome.

Froome has strong Sky backing

2013-06-20 16:08

Chris Froome will be backed by a balanced Team Sky as the Briton challenges for a maiden Tour de France title.

 
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