Cycling

Thomas back for Tour of Britain

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas will return to action after a fractured collarbone at the OVO Energy Tour of Britain. Race organisers announced that Thomas will take part in the Tour of Britain, which begins on September 3 and concludes in Cardiff on September 10 and will be joined by fellow Welshman and Team Sky ...

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Lutsenko wins, Froome stays ahead

Alexey Lutsenko broke clear on the uphill finish at Alcossebre to win stage five of the Vuelta a Espana as Chris Froome extended his overall lead on Wednesday. Astana rider Lutsenko fended off Dimension Data’s Merhawi Kudus to move ahead on the assault up Ermita Santa Lucia to cross the line some 42 seconds clear. Spaniard Marc Soler took third ...

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Froome retains Vuelta lead

Chris Froome retained his slim lead at the Vuelta a Espana as Matteo Trentin became the 100th rider to win at least one stage in all three Grand Tours. Team Sky’s Froome finished safely in the peloton to keep his red leader’s jersey on a day when a technical approach to the finish line in Tarragona produced several crashes. But ...

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