Chris Froome’s hunger for a fifth or even sixth Tour de France victory remains undiminished although he is unsure the race can go ahead in 2020 due to coronavirus, he told French daily L’Equipe in an interview published on Tuesday.
The Tour de France will be raced from August 29 to September 20, organisers announced on Wednesday, postponing cycling’s flagship event originally slated to start on June 27 due to the coronavirus lockdown.
The Tour de France is the economic heartbeat of professional cycling.
For the Tour de France, one of the last of the summer’s major sports events still standing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the stop-watch is ticking.
Defending champion Geraint Thomas crashed on the Tour de France on Saturday, losing time to Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, but took heart from a strong recovery.
Stricken four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will leave intensive care in France at the weekend but will continue treatment at the same Saint-Etienne hospital, medical sources said on Tuesday.
Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has undergone surgery a day after slamming into a wall at high speed.
Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown.
Froome will not defend his Giro d’Italia title, choosing to focus on winning a record-equalling fifth Tour de France crown instead.
Cyclist Geraint Thomas was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday.
Froome and Geraint Thomas have been named in the Team Sky squad for the Tour of Britain as part of a strong six-rider lineup.
Vuelta a Espana is set to be a wide-open battle between riders looking to make up for poor showings in the Grand Tours.
Dave Brailsford said he intended to negotiate a new deal for Geraint Thomas.
Wiggins tips Tour de France winner Thomas to retain his title after the Welshman ended Froome’s reign as champion.
Geraint Thomas was labelled the “Perfect Poster Boy” after Team Sky rider deposed Chris Froome to win the Tour de France.
Team Sky chief Dave Brailsford hit out at organisers for failing to stop “intimidating” abuse of his riders and staff.
Mark Cavendish’s hopes of beating Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 stage wins.
Four-time Tour de France champion Froome says being cleared of doping allegations had lifted a “huge weight” from his shoulders.
Bernard Hinault has called for riders to strike if defending champion Chris Froome takes part in this year’s race.
Froome is trying to put Giro d’Italia behind him as he focuses on making history.
Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky crossed an “ethical line” by using drugs to enhance performance.
British cycling Wiggins says it was “so sad” after he and his former team were accused by MPs of manipulating drug rules.
Four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome denies breaking any rules after a urine test showed excessive levels of an asthma medication.
Bradley Wiggins was back in a velodrome but not on two wheels as his competitive rowing debut ended in disappointment.
Tom Dumoulin should be Chris Froome’s main rival as the Briton targets a record-equalling fifth title in the 2018 Tour de France.
Chris Froome believes winning all three Grand Tours in the same year will “take some doing” but “nothing is impossible”.
The Vuelta is where everything started for Chris Froome and it could well be where he moves closer to the greatest grand tour riders.
Team Sky’s Luke Rowe is facing a spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg while white-water rafting.
Chris Froome claimed his fourth Tour de France to move within one title of cycling’s greatest on Sunday.
Defending champion Chris Froome carries an 18-second lead heading into the 16th stage of the Tour de France.