Cycling

WADA defend Froome test

The World Anti-Doping Agency has defended its salbutamol test after Chris Froome was cleared of wrongdoing despite returning a sample with high levels of the asthma drug during last year’s Vuelta a Espana. Four-time Tour de France winner Froome successfully argued that his reading was the result of factors including illness and dehydration as he ...

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Sagan powers to second stage win

Three-time world champion Peter Sagan won stage five of the Tour de France in Quimper. The Bora-Hansgrohe rider had the power to hold off Sonny Colbrelli of Bahrain-Merida in a sprint after a steep uphill rise to the finish. Ireland’s Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) finished in sixth place while Colbrelli’s team-mate Vincenzo Nibali took 10th, both on the same ...

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