tour de france

Sky to end ownership of cycling outfit Team Sky

One of the most successful teams in professional cycling history is looking for a new sponsor after Sky announced its ownership and sponsorship of Team Sky will cease at the end of 2019.

Tour de France rider Froome accosted by police

Controversy and confrontation continued at the Tour de France after four-time winner Chris Froome was involved in a contretemps with a gendarme after the end of Wednesday's stage.

Chris Froome faces Tour de France security fears

He's had urine thrown at him during a race and been taunted by fans brandishing giant inhalers, but that could be the tip of the iceberg for Chris Froome despite being cleared of anti-doping violations ahead of this year's Tour de France.