Cycling

Bernal and Thomas to lead Ineos at Tour

Defending champion Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas will lead Team Ineos’s Tour de France challenge this year but boss Dave Brailsford said Chris Froome was “craving” a fifth title. Froome missed the race last year after a crash in training for the Criterium du Dauphine, fracturing his femur, hip, elbow and sternum, but is now ...

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Cavendish dealt Olympic blow after omission

Mark Cavendish’s ambitions of Olympic gold appear to be over after he missed out on selection for the final UCI Track World Cup event of the season later this month. British Cycling will take Ollie Wood and Ethan Hayter to compete in the men’s endurance events in Milton, Canada for Round Six of the World Cup, from January 24-26. Cavendish’s ...

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Froome dismisses injury setback suggestion

Chris Froome insists his recovery from injury is on schedule after Team Ineos’ sports director reportedly called his future into doubt. Froome has not raced since a terrible crash in a training ride at the Criterium du Dauphine in June left him with multiple broken bones. Italian cycling magazine Bicisport reported that Froome had left a training camp early and ...

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