Cycling

Sky delighted with Froome progress ahead of Tour

After launching two blazing attacks on the final stage of the Volta a Catalunya and finishing a solid eighth overall, Team Sky are quietly convinced that Chris Froome is on track for a strong bid in July for a third Tour de France title.

Cavendish and Olympic hopefuls in race to impress

Mark Cavendish was fifth overall going into the final event of the men’s omnium at the world track championships, with his hopes of a spot in Britain’s team for this year’s Olympic Games in the balance.

Froome’s figures are not impossible for a clean athlete

It’s unusual for an elite athlete at the top of their game to release physiological data. There is always a concern that rivals might be able to use it to look for chinks in their armour. The upshot of that is that there isn’t much data out there for purposes of comparison, which makes drawing any clear conclusions on the Froome data tricky.