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Froome wins best cyclist award

Team Sky’s Chris Froome has won the Velo d’Or for the best cyclist of 2017. The Team Sky leader succeeds three-time world champion Peter Sagan and was awarded his trophy on Tuesday during the presentation of the Tour de France route. Tour de France 2018 route revealed Froome’s route to a record-equalling with fifth Tour ...

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Tour de Yorkshire 2018 hosts named

Barnsley, Halifax, Ilkley and Richmond will host a stage’s start or finish next year’s Tour de Yorkshire for the first time. The four new locations were announced by the race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) on Thursday. Previous host locations Beverley, Doncaster, Leeds and Scarborough have also been named. The new stages are a result of ...

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Kenny has Tokyo Olympics in sights

Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny plans to race on to the Tokyo 2020 Games after previously contemplating retirement. The 29-year-old Bolton rider won three gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics to take his tally to six gold and one silver, level with British record holder and former team-mate Sir Chris Hoy. Kenny married four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny, nee ...

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