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Chris Froome will lead Team Sky’s challenge at the Tour de France – leaving defending champion Sir Bradley Wiggins to focus on the Giro d’Italia. The subject of which rider will front the assault on the 100th edition of the race has been the talk of cycling for months, especially after four-time Olympic champion Wiggins hinted he remained open to the challenge of an assault on two Grands Tours.
Mark Cavendish claimed the maglia rosa with a storming sprint finish in the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia in Naples. Former world champion Cavendish, in his first Grand Tour with new team Omega Pharma-Quickstep, delivered even when his lead-out faltered to claim his 11th career win in the race.
Chris Newton will be looking to pick up where Paul Manning left off with the women’s team pursuit after it was announced the latter will become British Cycling’s men’s endurance coach. Great Britain won gold medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games in both men’s and women’s team pursuits – two of seven gold medals claimed on the capital’s track last summer. But following a coaching restructure Manning moves across from his successful tenure as women’s endurance coach to take up the same role with the men.
Mark Cavendish brushed off questions over his team’s failed signing of Alessandro Petacchi, but his leadout will have to come through on Saturday to avoid loud doubts. Photo: Graham Watson | www.grahamwatson.comFormer world champion says the failed signing of Italian sprinter isn’t a distraction, but his leadout could be impacted
This story featured in the 2013 Buyer’s Guide. The Team: Marty Perry, Rowan Gloag and the Hurricane Riders The Mission: Push the limits of sea-kayak performance By Mike McKay They call themselves the Hurricane Riders, and they delight in chasing the rough waters at the edge of sea kayak performance. They charge into frigid overhead
<p>The delegation of the Chinese Team in the upcoming World Championships in Paris is definitely the team to beat. Although the team has already submitted their lineup for the competition, it was only last weekend, during the Warm-Up match in Zhongshan where head coach Liu Guoliang confirmed the list of …
Bulls forward put Kris Humphries on a poster during Chicago’s 79-76 win in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets. Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng carried the team, but Gibson knows he may be called upon to player a larger role on any given night.
He’s made back-to-back Olympic finals and stepped ever closer to the podium in doing so – but Robbie Renwick insists it is high time he started claimed major global medals. The 24-year-old made his Olympic debut at the Beijing Games in 2008, a year after his World Championship bow in Melbourne, and reached the final of the 200m freestyle.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) today announced that P&G will once again partner with Team GB to deliver a ‘nearest & dearest’ programme to support Britain’s Olympic winter athletes and their loved ones in preparation for, and during, the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.Generic Tags: Sochi 2014
At the Olympic Games, World Swimming Championships, and at the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup and FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix professional circuits, athletes must wear transponders on both wrists. These transponders are used to officially record the time and placing of the open water swimmers as they hit the finish board.
It was an event full of expectation for J.P.Morgan BAR, as the team headed into the finale of the 2012-13 World Series in Naples. After a second place finish in San Francisco last October the team came with a clear aim, to win the event. But it wasn’t to be