Cycling

Froome to start 2019 at Tour Colombia

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will begin his 2019 campaign by riding in the Tour Colombia for the first time in February. The Team Sky rider won his third consecutive Grand Tour title with victory at the Giro d’Italia in May before he finished third in the Tour de France, which was won ...

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Valverde denies Thomas in Criterium

Road world champion Alejandro Valverde edged out Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas to claim victory in the Saitama Criterium on Sunday. A total of 53 riders took part in the race, which was contested over 19 laps of a 3.1 kilometre circuit in Japan. Four-time Grand Tour victor Vincenzo Nibali rode aggressively early on and broke clear with Alexander ...

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Asher-Smith wins Sportwoman of the Year

Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith has been named the Sunday Times 2018 Sportswoman of the Year at Thursday night’s awards ceremony in London. The 22-year-old won the women’s 100m and 200m at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin in August and also anchored the British squad to victory in the 4x100m relay. Her performance saw her become Britain’s first female European 100m ...

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