# Chris Froome

Last year
# over and out
Chris Froome forced out of Tour de France after positive test for Covid-19
The 37-year-old is now targeting the Vuelta a Espana in August.
# In The Mix
Four-time champion Chris Froome to ride at Tour de France
The 37-year-old has struggled for form since suffering career-threatening injuries in June 2019.
# Delay
Chris Froome suffers knee setback in preparations for new season
Froome won the Tour de France in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
All time
# Dan the Man
Dan Martin aiming to deliver maiden Tour stage win for Israel Start-Up Nation
The Irishman has two Tour de France stage wins with other teams.
# Back in the Saddle
Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019
The four-time champion has been selected by cycling team Israel Start-Up Nation to race the 2021 tour.
# Tour de France
Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission
This year’s Tour de France gets underway in Nice on Saturday and runs until 20 September.
# Dropped
Former champions Froome and Thomas left out of Team Ineos Tour de France team
Froome is a four-time champion, while Thomas won in 2018.
# Ride On
Chris Froome to leave Team Ineos after 10 years and seven Grand Tour wins
Froome will leave the team when his contract expires at the end of this season.
# getting better
Chris Froome’s recovery from horror crash 'pretty much complete'
The cyclist has stepped up his training despite the coronavirus lockdown
# Recovery
Chris Froome set to leave intensive care
The Briton fell in training last Wednesday and suffered multiple serious injuries.
# ruled out
Froome suffered multiple fractures in Tour-de-France-ending crash, Team INEOS confirm
The 34-year-old struck a wall before stage four of the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday afternoon.
# Cycling
Froome to skip Giro defence as he targets record-equalling fifth Tour de France
Defending TDF champ Geraint Thomas confirms that he will also be targeting the Tour and the Worlds.
# in control
Britain's Yates set to secure Tour of Spain title
His success follows that of Sky’s Chris Froome in the Tour of Italy in May.
# Mix-up
Froome knocked off his bike by French policeman who mistakes him for fan
‘It was a misunderstanding. Chris is fine,’ said a Team Sky spokesman.
# Anger
Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas
Although the race resumed following a 15-minute interruption, Christian Prudhomme was furious at the finish.
# Controversy
'I don't think spitting and throwing things really has a base in professional sport'
Dave Brailsford hit out at organisers for failing to stop “intimidating” abuse of his riders and staff as they attempt to win the Tour de France.
# as it stands
Car crash victim Degenkolb back in business on Tour
Amazingly Dan Martin, who woke up feeling “much, much better” after his crash on Saturday, kept pace.
# as it stands
Froome booed as BMC edge Sky in team time-trial
Belgian team Quick Step came third at seven seconds.
# Le Tour
Froome's Tour off to a shaky start as Team Sky rider suffers dramatic crash
The 2018 Tour got underway today.
# Tour de France
I would never cheat to win Tour de France, writes Chris Froome in open letter
The Team Sky rider wrote in Le Monde newspaper, ironically the same publication that first revealed he had returned an abnormal result in a doping test in September.
# Tour de France
World cycling chief urges public to ensure Froome has a 'safe' Tour de France
The build-up to this year’s race has been dominated by doping suspicions surrounding the British rider.
# Cycling
Chris Froome banned by Tour de France organisers - report
Le Monde reports the four-time champion has been blocked from competing in this year’s race, which starts on Saturday.
# Historic
Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage
Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.
# Remarkable
Froome takes control of Giro d'Italia after astonishing stage victory
The Tour de France champion put over three minutes on all his rivals in a disastrous day for Simon Yates in stage 19.
# Chris Froome
Froome confident people will understand failed drug test 'when all the details are out'
Chris Froome says he is doing all he can to put his doping controversy to one side.
# warning
'Don't go to Sky in the future... They'll ruin you'
British rider Bradley Wiggins has suggested Team Sky’s dominance is bad for cycling.
# salbutamol
Froome dismisses 'misinformed' calls for his suspension, begins first race since failed drug test
‘This was meant to have been a confidential process, but we are doing our best to get this resolved now,” says the Team Sky cyclist.
# Back in action
Chris Froome to start 2018 season next week despite ongoing investigation into adverse doping test
The Team Sky cyclist will race at the Ruta del Sol, which starts on 14 February.
# Froomerang
Froome dismisses reports that he's ready to accept a short ban as 'completely untrue'
Chris Froome was found to have twice the permitted level of asthma drug salbutamol in his urine after providing a test at last year’s Vuelta.
# Unpopular
'Sky should suspend Froome... That's what the other riders want'
“Without wishing to comment on the rider’s guilt, it would be easier for everyone,” says world cycling chief David Lappartient.
# Spat
Bradley Wiggins' wife apologises for calling Chris Froome a 'slithering reptile'
Catherine Wiggins made the comment on Facebook.
# salbutamol
Chris Froome failed drug test during La Vuelta with twice the permitted level of asthma medication
Team Sky are challenging the result of the test carried out on the dominant cyclist in September.
# Wave Goodbye
Controversial two-time Tour de France winner has retired from cycling
Alberto Contador’s final race on Sunday marks the “end of an era,” Chris Froome said.
# Double Grand Tour
Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph
The English rider became just the third rider in history to win both Grand Tours in the same year.
# almost there
Chris Froome all but secures Vuelta title as Contador wins stage 20
Froome now holds a 2min 15secs lead over Vincenzo Nibali.
# Wheeler Dealer
Chris Froome in irresistible form as he stretches Vuelta lead with stunning time trial win
He’s pushed almost two minutes ahead as he claimed his second stage victory.
# back to bed
'Sleep all day': Froome looks forward to some Monday rest after extending Vuelta lead
Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez took the stage win but the Team Sky rider remains in total control.
# Vuelta 2017
Chris Froome's Vuelta lead cut after he crashes twice
“It’s never nice to crash like that, but I’m just grateful that I’m not injured.”
# watching the wheels
Froome takes huge step towards Vuelta victory as Ireland's Roche sits in third
The Team Sky rider is aiming to become only the third man to win the Tour and Vuelta in the same year.
# Doubling up
Froome extends Vuelta lead, Ireland's Roche remains third
France’s Julian Alaphilippe won stage 8 today.