Bourreau steps down as French national coach

The French Cycling Federation (FFC) has announced national coach Bernard Bourreau is stepping down the role. Bourreau, 65, succeeded Laurent Jalabert as the national coach following his departure in early 2013. Bourreau was a professional for 11 seasons between 1974 to 1984 with the Peugeot team; riding the Tour de France every year of his career and only failing to finish once...
Via Cycling News
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthews: It's all for yellow now at Paris-Nice

Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) placed third on stage 5 of Paris-Nice in Salon-de-Provence on Friday to retain the yellow jersey of overall leader, which he has held since winning the prologue last Sunday. With no Col d’Éze time trial on the closing weekend, and with Matthews clearly in fine climbing form, it begs the question as to whether the Australian can follow in the paths...
Via Cycling News
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Froome ready to reveal Tour de France data but questions intense scrutiny

On the bike, Chris Froome (Team Sky) only had to repel attacks from his rivals rather than any roadside fans during stage 16 to Gap, and was able to put another day behind him in the yellow jersey. Off the bike, it was the Tour de France leader who went on the offensive against the journalists who have stirred up questions surrounding his performance, and is now ready to release...
Via Cycling News
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tour de France: Froome hits back at doubts and innuendo

Chris Froome hit back today at doubts and innuendo about his dominant performance in this year’s Tour de France, insisting that both he and Team Sky ride clean. A French journalist referred to comments and questions from the former riders Laurent Jalabert and Cédric Vasseur who now commentate for different French television channels during the Tour de France, They apparently expressed...
Via Cycling News
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Richie Porte wins Paris-Nice for 2nd time

NICE, France (AP) Richie Porte of Australia mastered tricky conditions to win Paris-Nice for the second time after being fastest in Sunday's final time-trial stage. Porte trailed overnight leader Tony Gallopin by 36 seconds going into the 9.5-kilometer (5.9-mile) time trial from Nice to Col d'Eze, but was the fastest to climb the moderate ascent and won the stage in 20 minutes,...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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