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Simon Gerrans reclaims the overall lead after fifth stage on Willunga Hill

<b>Bradley Wiggins v Chris Froome</b><br/>
Tensions between the two came to a head during Wiggins' triumph at last summer's Tour de France. With Froome instructed by Team Sky to hold back for the eventual winner, the 27-year-old ignored it and raced up to Wiggins, only to decide against challenging later on the course. Froome also expressed his intentions of leading Team Sky by saying: 'The team's success depends on that - that everyone buys into that plan. If everyone's off doing their own thing it's going to be a circus.'

Chris Froome rejects Sir Bradley Wiggins' bid to lead Team Sky at the Tour de France

Last year's runner-up issues statement

Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins refusing to give up hope of defending Tour de France crown

British rider is targeting both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France this year

The winner of the 67th Tour de Romandie British Christopher Froome of team Sky Procycling, celebrates on the podium during the 5th and last stage, a 18,7 km race against the clock, at the 67th Tour de Romandie UCI ProTour

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Laurent Benezech during his playing days

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Cavendish bags belgian victory

Cycling: Mark Cavendish takes stage in Three Days of De Panne

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Cycling: Chris Froome wins Critérium International with a view to Tour de France success

Team Skyracked up their third major triumph of 2013

Cycling: Bradley Wiggins' slim hopes for Volta a Catalunya

Australia's Simon Gerrans won the penultimate stage of the Volta a Catalunya yesterday as Ireland's Daniel Martin retained the overall lead.

Vincenzo Nibali

Cycling: Chris Froome misses out on Tirreno-Adriatico title

Team Sky rider comes second behind home rider Vincenzo Nibali

Lance Armstrong being interviewed by Oprah Winfrey

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Lance Armstrong faces a formidable new opponent with the revelation that the United States government is joining his former cycling teammates in suing him for use of performance enhancing drugs.

Bradley Wiggins has made the 2013 Giro d'Italia his primary target

Cycling: Giro d'Italia to begin in Ireland in 2014

Belfast, Armagh and Dublin will be taken in before prestigious tour moves to Italy

Pistorius celebrates with a gold medal at the Paralympics

Detectives 'not certain' boxes found in bedroom of Oscar Pistorius contain testosterone

South African police claimed to have found two boxes of testosterone and a number of needles in his bedroom

Chris Froome beats Alberto Contador to the line in on the Tour of Oman

Cycling: Chris Froome beats Alberto Contador in thrilling sprint finish to put his first stage-race win in reach

British rider retains overall lead ahead of tomorrow's final stage

Chris Froome with the Tour of Oman leader's red jersey

Cycling: Chris Froome delighted after taking overall lead in the Tour of Oman

British rider on course to win first major stage race

Sky riders set the pace in yesterday’s Tour of Oman stage

Cycling: Chris Froome on track as Bradley Wiggins fights back in Oman

Tour de France winner in the groove after poor first day to help team-mate into strong position

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