CHRISTOPHER FROOME


Nationality: GBR
Birth date: 20-05-1985

Team History


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

News

Tour de France - Chris Froome: Geraint Thomas fully deserves to be in Yellow

Team Sky's Chris Froome has finished the 12th stage of the Tour de France in the fourth position and maintains the second place in the General Classification. Read more...

Tour de France - Chris Froome: Geraint Thomas' attack was a spur of the moment

Chris Froome (Sky) finished third on the second stage at the Alps and climbed to the third position of the General Classification at the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France stage 10 reactions roundup: Izagirre, Nibali, Latour, Froome, Quintana, Uran

The tenth stage of the Tour de France took the riders to the Alps for the first time on a day in which Julian Alaphilippe took his first victory. Read more...

Tour de France roundup: Dumoulin, Sagan, Majka, Porte, Bardet, Nibali, Froome, Thomas

The third stage of the Tour de France was a Team Time Trial in which BMC Racing Team took the victory and put the Yellow Jersey on Greg Van Avermaet's shoulders. Read more...

Tour de France - Chris Froome: I’m just grateful I’m not injured

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has had an eventful start of Tour de France that included a crash close to the six-kilometre mark. Read more...

David Lappartient concerned about Chris Froome's safety at Tour de France: I have heard calls for violence

UCI's president David Lappartient has made a call to cycling fans that are set to attend the Tour de France to bring an environment free of violence to the race. Read more...

Strong roster to support Chris Froome at Tour de France

Team Sky has announced the riders that will support Chris Froome at the Tour de France. A strong roster has been chosen to support the leader at every terrain. Read more...

Reactions to Chris Froome's case verdict

The UCI has closed the case against Chris Froome for the Adverse Analytical Finding of high levels of Salbutamol at the past Vuelta a España. Read more...

UCI closes case against Chris Froome: We can all move on and focus on the Tour de France

The Union Cycliste Internationale has dismissed the case against Chris Froome. Read more...

Cycling world reacts to reports of Chris Froome's ban from Tour de France

Personalities related to cycling have reacted to the reports of the ASO banning Chris Froome from the Tour de France. Read more...

Le Monde: Chris Froome banned from Tour de France by ASO

French newspaper Le Monde reports that Chris Froome won't be allowed to take part in the upcoming Tour de France. It adds that Team Sky has appealed. Read more...

Miguel Indurain thinks Chris Froome is the big favourite for Tour de France

Former rider Miguel Indurain has pointed at Chris Froome (Team Sky) as the favourite to win the 2018 Tour de France. Read more...

Review: Intense drama in the third week of the Giro d'Italia

It’s likely that for years to come cycling fans will return to this last week of the 101th edition of the Giro d’Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: I can't quite believe I won the race

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has taken the overall victory of the Giro d'Italia, entering the select group of riders that have won the three grand tours. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: I felt very much in control

Chris Froome all but secured the overall victory of the Giro d'Italia with a solid display in the penultimate stage. Read more...

Stage victory for Mikel Nieve, Chris Froome consolidates GC lead

Mikel Nieve (Mitchelton-Scott) has won the 20th stage of the Giro d'Italia. The rider crossed the finish line on his own while Chris Froome arrived with the favourites' group. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: It was now or never

Chris Froome took the stage win and jumped to the lead of the general classification in what turned out to be a historical move by the Team Sky leader. Read more...

Yates collapses, Chris Froome attacks and tops GC at Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has conquered his second stage victory at the 2018 Giro d'Italia. Read more...

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...




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