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
From his hospital bed in France, Chris Froome has reached out to thank his Team Ineos fans and the wider cycling community for the show of support he's received after the Criterium du Dauphine crash that fractured his hip, femur, elbow and neck. “Firstly, I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone … Continue reading Chris Froome thankful for 'overwhelming support'
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
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
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
The big mountain stage that’s just 133km, today’s stage has a succession of climbs leading to the long slog up to the ski resort of Pipay. Stage 6 Review: when the world’s number one ranked rider Julian Alaphilippe attacked and took Alessandro de Marchi and Gregor Mühlberger for company you’d imagine plenty of other teams … Continue reading Critérium Dauphiné Stage 7 Preview