Cycling

Froome out of contention after Vuelta opener

Chris Froome immediately dropped out of contention at the Vuelta a Espana after a tough opening stage won by Tour de France runner-up, Primoz Roglic. Froome, riding his final race for the Ineos Grenadiers, said on Monday he was unsure of his form coming into the Vuelta but got swift confirmation he was not in ...

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Britain's Geoghegan Hart wins Giro stage 15

Tao Geoghegan Hart became the latest British winner on a grand tour after sprinting to victory on stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia at Piancavallo. The 25-year-old Londoner saw off Team Sunweb pair Wilco Kelderman and Jai Hindley for a win which also thrusts him into contention in the general classification. Thomas out of Giro d’Italia after crash Yates out ...

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Giro d'Italia on brink of cancellation amid COVID-19 cases

The Giro d’Italia was on the brink of cancellation on Tuesday after five teams were hit by COVID-19 cases on the first rest day, with two of them pulling out of the three-week grand tour 12 days before the finish in Milan. The Mitchelton-Scott team withdrew after four staff members tested positive for the coronavirus following top rider Simon Yates ...

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