GERAINT THOMAS RUMORS

Geraint Thomas: It still hasn't really sunk in

Geraint Thomas (Sky) will undergo surgery on his broken collarbone this week but has no firm plans for the remainder of his season after he was forced to abandon the Tour de France through injury on stage 9. Thomas fell on the descent of the Col de la Biche with a shade over 100 kilometres remaining on the stage, and although he remounted, he quickly realised that his race had come...
Via Cycling News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas devastated to depart Tour de France after crash

Stage 9 in Grand Tours seems to have turned into a sticking point for Geraint Thomas. The 31-year-old Welshman crashed during stage 9 at the Giro d'Italia in May and was forced to abandon three days later while sitting second overall. The Team Sky lieutenant for defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome crashed again during stage 9 on Sunday and was forced to abandon the French...
Via Cycling News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Geraint Thomas crashes out of Tour de France

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) has abandoned the 2017 Tour de France, crashing out on stage 9 and suffering a broken collarbone. The Welshman hit the deck on the descent of the Col de la Biche with just over 100 kilometres left to race. Thomas started the stage sitting second overall on GC, 12 seconds down on teammate Chris Froome. Thomas won the opening stage of the race in Germany...
Via Cycling News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas survives Tour de France crash

Stage 8 of the Tour de France was arguably the most challenging day of racing so far at the French Grand Tour in 2017 for Team Sky. The chaotic start to the day's stage from Dole to Station des Rousses saw several GC aspirants try to steal a march on Sky, but the British team proved equal and controlled affairs. There were still stressful moments for Sky as Chris Froome overcooked...
Via Cycling News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tour de France favorite Chris Froome crashes hard near the end of Stage 2

The 2017 Tour de France is in full swing and if there is something that is synonymous with the greatest and most prestigious cycling race in the world, it’s lots and lots of crashes.With 198 riders taking part and everyone scratching and clawing their way to get the best out of themselves or their team, there’s bound to be some crashes. Add a lot of rain and you have slick European...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas in yellow as 2017 Tour begins first full road stage

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Geraint Thomas of Team Sky is in the race leader’s yellow jersey as the 2017 Tour de France embarks on a first full road stage. The largely flat 203.5-kilometer Stage 2 Sunday from Duesseldorf, Germany, which hosted the short opening time trial, finishes in Liege, Belgium. The long finishing straight should lend itself to a high-speed mass sprint. The race...
Via MyNorthwest.com
27 days ago

Simon Spilak wins Tour de Suisse by 5 seconds over Geraint Thomas

  Simon Spilak of Slovenia won the Tour de Suisse by five seconds on Sunday, when Geraint Thomas tired late in the time-trial stage. Spilak was third overall going into the ninth and final day but was second-fastest in the 24-mile stage to take the title. Britain's Thomas wasted his chance in the last three miles, eventually placing fifth in the time-trial, 18 seconds behind Spilak...
Via Associated Press
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Spilak wins Tour de Suisse, Thomas lets time-trial lead slip

BERN, Switzerland (AP) Simon Spilak of Slovenia won the Tour de Suisse by just five seconds on Sunday, when Geraint Thomas tired late in the time-trial stage. Spilak was third overall going into the ninth and final day but was second-fastest in the 38-kilometer (24-mile) stage to take the title. Britain's Thomas wasted his chance in the last five kilometers (three miles), eventually...
Via Associated Press
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lutsenko wins Tour de Suisse stage, Thomas cuts Pinot's lead

BERN, Switzerland (AP) Alexey Lutsenko of Kazakhstan powered to victory in the Tour de Suisse eighth stage on Saturday, and Thibaut Pinot's overall lead was cut again. Frenchman Pinot is only 34 seconds clear of Geraint Thomas before Sunday's decisive 38-kilometer (24-mile) time trial. Thomas, a British rider for the Sky team, seized three seconds from the overall leader as the...
Via Associated Press
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Porte wins stage 4 of Paris-Nice; Sky teammate Thomas 2nd

CROIX DE CHAUBOURET, France (AP) Climbing specialist Richie Porte of Australia won Thursday's hilly fourth stage of the Paris-Nice race, while Polish rider Michal Kwiatkowski finished third to take the overall lead. Porte's Sky team dominated on the first climbs of the week-long race, with Porte's teammate Geraint Thomas placing second. Porte, the 2013 champion, completed the 204...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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