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Froome has motivation but unsure of condition ahead of Vuelta a España

The roll call of rivals is familiar but the circumstances are different enough for Chris Froome (Sky) to admit that he enters the Vuelta a España with less certainty than he did the Tour de France. Four weeks on from landing his second Tour victory, Froome returns to the fray seeking to become only the third man, after Jacques Anquetil (1963) and Bernard Hinault (1978), to win...
Via Cycling News
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Froome aims to add Vuelta to Tour title

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Chris Froome will be racing both for and against history when the Spanish Vuelta starts Saturday. The Tour de France champion is aiming to become the third cyclist to win both the Tour and the Vuelta in the same season, after Jacques Anquetil (1963) and Bernard Hinault (1978). However Froome will need to improve on his past Vuelta performances, which yielded...
Via Associated Press
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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