Evenepoel poised for Baloise Belgium Tour win

Nineteen-year-old Remco Evenepoel continued his run of form at the Baloise Belgium Tour on Saturday, placing third on the stage won by Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal) and setting himself up to take his first stage race win for Deceuninck-QuickStep when the five-day race ends Sunday in Beringen. Evenepoel joined Campenaerts and Andreas Lorentz Kron (Riwal Readynez) in a … Continue reading Evenepoel poised for Baloise Belgium Tour win

Chris Froome diagnosed with additional sternum and vertebrae fractures

Chris Froome suffered fractures to his sternum and the C7 neck vertebrae, as well as his right femur, elbow and ribs, during his crash at the Critérium du Dauphiné, meaning he could be in hospital for up to six weeks and need six months to fully recover. Team Inoes boss Dave Brailsford confirmed that Froome also … Continue reading Chris Froome diagnosed with additional sternum and vertebrae fractures

Alaphilippe assessment, Brailsford on Cobo, Porte previews the mountains – Dauphine Podcast

In the latest episode of the Cyclingnews podcast we look back at stage 6 of the Critérium du Dauphiné. Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QyuickStep) came out on top after winning from the early break, and Philippa York gives her expert analysis on the Frenchman and who he compares to from the past two decades. We also hear from … Continue reading Alaphilippe assessment, Brailsford on Cobo, Porte previews the mountains – Dauphine Podcast

Dumoulin quits the Criterium du Dauphine to avoid irritating injured knee

Tom Dumoulin has decided to quit the Criterium du Dauphine before the decisive mountain stages after feeling some ‘irritation’ in the knee he injured at the Giro d’Italia. The Team Sunweb leader is still expected to ride the Tour de France but will travel back to the Netherlands for a scan before heading to altitude … Continue reading Dumoulin quits the Criterium du Dauphine to avoid irritating injured knee