TEAM SKY

  • I won't be riding the Tour de France this year, says Bradley Wiggins June 6, 2014

    Bradley Wiggins has ruled himself out of participating in the Tour de France after the 2012 champion hinted that Team Sky are unlikely to select him in their squad, the Briton said on Friday. "Right now, I think I can tell you that I will not ride the Tour de France,"...
  • Bradley Wiggins roars into lead in Safari Park time trial September 17, 2013

    Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins took the lead in the Tour of Britain after a rain-soaked time trial through Cheshire's Knowsley Safari park on Tuesday. The Team Sky leader finished the 16 kms course in 19.54 minutes with team-mate and fellow-Briton Ian Stannard 32 seconds behind. Wiggins, who lay in 12th place...
  • Wiggins almost quit 2012 Tour de France after Froome attack September 12, 2013

    London: Bradley Wiggins threatened to quit the 2012 Tour de France because of the aggressive riding of team mate Chris Froome, according to Team Sky's former sports director Sean Yates. Froome, who finished second overall to Wiggins before going on to win this year's race, caused a storm when appearing...
  • Team Sky would give WADA data to prove team are clean July 15, 2013

    France: Facing yet another barrage of doping questions after Chris Froome's aweinspiring victory up Mont Ventoux in the Tour de France, Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford said he was ready to give the World AntiDoping Agency (WADA) all their team training data. This year's race has been under extra scrutiny as...
  • Froome strikes back with a bang on Mont Ventoux July 14, 2013

    Mont Ventoux: Chris Froome moved closer to a maiden Tour de France title with an aweinspiring victory on top of the intimidating Mont Ventoux, pulling away from his rivals in brutal fashion seven kilometres from the finish on Sunday. The British rider stayed rooted to his saddle as he left Alberto...
  • Chris Froome still alive and well after Pyrenees ambush July 8, 2013

    La Baule: Rivals have been bragging that they dismantled Team Sky with a brutal onslaught in Sunday's second mountain stage, yet Chris Froome is still in yellow and on the path to a maiden Tour de France title. "It should have been the death blow. I would have seized the opportunity,"...
  • GarminSharp deliver as Martin wins Tour stage July 8, 2013

    GarminSharp promised to cause chaos in the Tour de France and they duly delivered on Sunday as they showed that Team Sky were not the only team with a plan. American Tom Danielson, Briton David Millar, Canadian Ryder Hesjedal and Irishman Dan Martin, who went on to win the ninth...
  • Froome vs Contador could make 100th Tour de France a classic June 25, 2013

    Paris: Chris Froome is overwhelming favourite for the Tour de France but the return of former winner Alberto Contador after a oneyear hiatus could trigger a classic duel to mark the 100th edition of the great cycling race. It will also be the first Tour since American Lance Armstrong was stripped...
  • Mark Cavendish leaves Team Sky October 18, 2012

    Paris: Spint ace Mark Cavendish is leaving Team Sky in order to fulfil his Tour de France ambitions after spending this year's race serving as a domestique for race winner Bradley Wiggins, the British team said on Thursday. Briton Cavendish, the 2011 world champion who has 23 Tour de France stage...