Chris Froome has been ruled out of the Tour de France after suffering a suspected broken femur when he crashed at high speed into a wall.
Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas can take aim at the Tour de France certain of their futures after Team Sky announced they will continue racing under a new guise from May.
Team Sky will race on under the name Team INEOS after securing the backing of Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe.
Team Sky will stay on the road next year under a new guise as Team INEOS from May 1 after securing backing from Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe in a move which should ensure they retain the biggest budget in cycling.
Sir Bradley Wiggins “wouldn’t put it past” Geraint Thomas to retain his Tour de France title next year.