CHRISTOPHER FROOME


Nationality: GBR
Birth date: 20-05-1985

Team History


2017: TEAM SKY
2016: TEAM SKY
2015: TEAM SKY

News

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: It was such a relief to get into that last 100 meters

Chris Froome revived his Giro d'Italia ambitions with a great victory at the top of the Zoncolan, one of the race's most infamous climbs. Read more...

Chris Froome takes the victory on the Zoncolan in Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has taken the victory at the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: I've had a lot of pain after the crash in Jerusalem

Chris Froome lost some more time to the top GC contenders in the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia, and admitted that his crash ahead of the opening time trial did affect him. Read more...

Simon Yates extends GC lead with stage victory, Froome and Aru lose more than a minute

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has won the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia. Favourites like Chris Froome and Fabio Aru lost more than one minute at the day's summit finale. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: Things are still on track

Team Sky's Chris Froome has passed from the 19th to the 8th position of the General Classification of the Giro d'Italia after the first climbing stage of the race. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: Tomorrow could be very explosive

Chris Froome (Sky) has survived another day in the Giro d'Italia, helped by his teammates. The Briton is expecting to improve his performance at the upcoming Etna stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: It was high speed and dangerous racing

Chris Froome arrived safely to the finish line of a stage that turned out to be more chaotic than expected. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: I’m just glad I’m not more injured after today

Chris Froome (Sky) finished the first stage of the 101st Giro d'Italia in the 21st position after finishing at 37 seconds from race leader Tom Dumoulin. Read more...

Chris Froome crashes in time trial recon at Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome, one of the favourites for the Giro d'Italia that is about to start in Israel, crashed during a recon ride of the opening time trial in Jerusalem. Read more...

Chris Froome: First time trial to have big impact

Today the 101st Giro d'Italia starts with an opening time trial of 9,7 kilometres through the streets of Jerusalem, Israel. Read more...

Wout Poels: Tom Dumoulin is Froome's main rival in this Giro

Wout Poels, one of the key helpers for Chris Froome in the upcoming Giro d'Italia, sees compatriot Tom Dumoulin as his leader's key rival. Read more...

Chris Froome ahead Giro d'Italia start: I’m not going to rely on the time trials to win

Team Sky's Chris Froome goes to the Giro d'Italia with the goal of winning his third grand tour in a row in a country he has some history with. Read more...

Team Sky announces Giro d'Italia squad led by Chris Froome

Chris Froome will, as expected, lead Team Sky at the 101st edition of the Giro d'Italia. The rider will attempt to take the victory in a grand tour for the third time in a row. Read more...

Chris Froome also wants his situation to be resolved fast

Team Sky's Chris Froome is enthusiastic about starting his season at the Vuelta a Andalucia/Ruta del Sol amid the questions about his adverse result at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Ruta del sol 'pleased and honoured' to have Chris Froome back

The Director of the Vuelta a Andalucia/Ruta del Sol has reacted to the news of Chris Froome (Team Sky) starting his season in the race saying it is a "pleasure and an honour". Read more...

Chris Froome to start 2018 season at Ruta del Sol

Team Sky's Chris Froome will start his 2018 season at the upcoming Ruta del Sol, amidst doubts on whether the Briton should take part in races while his situation is unresolved. Read more...

MPCC asks Team Sky to suspend Chris Froome

The Mouvement Pour un Cyclisme Credible (MPCC) has asked Team Sky to voluntarily suspend its rider Chris Froome as result of the Adverse Analytical Finding in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Romain Bardet: Cases like Froome's can affect the credibility of the sport

AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet has stated that episodes like Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding can affect the credibility of the sport. Read more...

Tony Martin: I now understand that Chris Froome did not get any special treatment

Katusha-Alpecin's Tony Martin has rectified after writing a rant on his Facebook page against the UCI and Chris Froome because of the Team Sky rider's adverse analytical finding. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: You only need a few puffs of Salbutamol to feel good

Vincenco Nibali of Bahrain-Merida does not understand how Chris Froome could have exceeded the Salbutamol limit, saying that only a few puffs are enough to feel better. Read more...

Bernard Hinault: If you need a TUE to race, you shouldn't be riding at all

Reacting to the Chris Froome controversy, five-times Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault believes that Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE's) should disappear from cycling. Read more...

World of cycling still shocked by Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding

The world of cycling continues to react to the news of the adverse analytical finding of Chris Froome during the 2017 Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: If Chris Froome's positive is confirmed, it won't give me much joy

Vincenzo Nibali has reacted to the news of the adverse result in Chris Froome's tests during the 2017 Vuelta a España with skepticism. Read more...

Pedro Delgado: Chris Froome will lose the Vuelta a España because of this

Former Tour de France and Vuelta a España champion Pedro Delgado believes that Team Sky's Chris Froome will lose his Vuelta title as result of his Adverse Analytical Finding. Read more...

Salbutamol: A complicated history in cycling

Team Sky's Chris Froome is not the first rider to generate an adverse result for Salbutamol. In this article, we will review some of the past cases and their consequences. Read more...

Experts on Chris Froome: The benefits of using too much Salbutamol are limited

The effect of a higher dosage of Salbutamol is limited for cyclists like Chris Froome, according to some experts. Read more...

Chris Froome: I will provide whatever information the UCI requires

Chris Froome has stated that he will fully cooperate with the UCI after an adverse result of a doping control during the 2017 Vuelta a España. Read more...

Chris Froome notified of Adverse Analytical Finding during Vuelta a España

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has confirmed that Team Sky's Chris Froome was notified of an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) of Salbutamol during the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Chris Froome to attempt Giro d'Italia-Tour de France double in 2018

Chris Froome has confirmed his participation in the 2018 Giro d'Italia. The rider has sent a video to the presentation of the race to make the announcement. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Chris Froome is capable of winning the Giro and the Tour

Alberto Contador has joined the debate on whether Chris Froome should ride the Giro d'Italia. The Spaniard thinks the Briton has what it takes to face this new challenge. Read more...

Eddy Merckx: Chris Froome should ride the Giro d'Italia if he is a champion

Belgian legend Eddy Merckx believes that Chris Froome has to make an appearance in the Giro d'Italia if he wants to confirm his status as a true champion. Read more...

Chris Froome could attempt Three Grand Tours in a row challenge

Chris Froome (Team Sky) is considering to try a Giro-Tour double for the 2018 season. Read more...

Chris Froome: The points of the UCI ranking are not evenly divided

After finishing second in the 2017 WorldTour Individual ranking, Chris Froome has stated that he thinks one-day riders have a clear advantage over the rest of the riders. Read more...

Chris Froome rules out 2018 Paris-Roubaix

Chris Froome (Team Sky) is not going to ride the 2018 Paris-Roubaix. The rider had considered the possibility of taking part as a way of doing reconnaissance ahead of the Tour. Read more...

Chris Froome wins Shanghai Criterium

Team Sky's Chris Froome has won the first edition of the Shanghai Criterium. The winner of the Tour de France crossed the finish line ahead of Rigoberto Uran and Warren Barguil. Read more...

Chris Froome: Tom Dumoulin earned me ten Euros

Four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome has claimed that it was not a surprise to him when Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) won the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Chris Froome to head to the cobbles before 2018 Tour de France

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is already thinking about his preparation to tackle the 2018 edition of the race and its dreaded cobbled section. Read more...

Chris Froome about Tour de France: It will be very nervous

Four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome is expecting a very difficult and nervous Tour de France. Read more...

Giro d'Italia director: Chris Froome should target triple Grand Tour victory

Director of the Giro d'Italia Mauro Vegni thinks Chris Froome (Team Sky) should try to win all three Grand Tours in one season. Read more...

Chris Froome to headline strong line-up for Sky at Bergen Team Time Trial

Team Sky has announced its final selection for the Team Time Trial at the upcoming World Championships in Bergen, Norway. Read more...

Chris Froome to take part in World Championships Individual Time Trial

Chris Froome has confirmed his participation in the Individual Time Trial at the upcoming World Championships in Bergen, Norway. Read more...

Chris Froome may go for Giro d'Italia title

The current champion of the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España, Chris Froome, doesn't rule out going for Giro d'Italia title as well. Read more...

Review: The final week of the Vuelta a España

The 2017 edition of the Vuelta a España has come to an end with Chris Froome securing his grand tour double. CyclingPub's Marcelo Hernández reviews the final week. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: It is amazing to stand on the top step of the podium

Chris Froome finished safely in the peloton to secure his first overall victory in the Vuelta a España, taking enough points in the process to win the points classification as well Read more...

Matteo Trentin wins last stage, Chris Froome secures overall victory

Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) has won the last stage of the Vuelta a España. Chris Froome (Team Sky) finished 11th on the day and secured both the Red and the Green Jersey. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: What a way to finish three weeks of racing!

Team Sky's Chris Froome has all but secured his first overall victory in the Vuelta a España. In the last mountain stage, the Briton gained time on most of his direct rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: Tomorrow we could see fireworks from the start

Team Sky leader Chris Froome was relieved to have survived another say without too much trouble, at just two stages from the end of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: It's good to bounce back again

Vuelta a España leader Chris Froome of Team Sky had every reason to be happy after stage 18, having gained some valuable seconds on his key rival Vincenzo Nibali. Read more...

Sander Armee wins 18th stage at Vuelta a España, Chris Froome keeps GC lead

Sander Armee (Lotto-Soudal) has taken the victory at the 18th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I'm confident we can get the job done

Chris Froome experienced one of his most difficult days in the Vuelta a España, losing 42 seconds to his direct rivals on the final climb of the 17th stage. Read more...




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