Cycling

Cavendish's Tour chances 'hurt' by coronavirus

Mark Cavendish’s chances of racing at this year’s Tour de France have been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, Bahrain-McLaren team principal Rod Ellingworth has admitted. Cavendish is hoping to get an opportunity to add to his tally of 30 Tour stage victories if the race goes ahead on its rescheduled start date of August 29. But the 35-year-old, who joined ...

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Ineos could take three leaders to Tour

Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas and Egan Bernal have all been told they should prepare to lead Team Ineos if this year’s Tour de France goes ahead. Leadership issues have once again come to the fore in the team as the three former Tour winners vie for supremacy. Froome, 35, is desperate for a shot at a record-equalling fifth title following ...

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