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Richard Carapaz conquers men’s road race after Geraint Thomas crashes out

Ecuadorian becomes his country’s second Olympic medallistVan Aert and Pogacar take silver and bronze in punishing heatRichard Carapaz won Ecuador’s first cycling gold medal after a breathtaking solo effort during the climax to the men’s road race, whil…

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Geraint Thomas ready for final chance to lay Olympic road race ghost

Thomas crashed in 2016 in Rio when set for goldTour de France winner Tadej Pogacar will be in the mixGeraint Thomas has left skin and Lycra behind on the tarmac in many exotic parts of the world, but the Welshman’s crash with 10 kilometres remaining in…

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Tour de France: Geraint Thomas to ride on through pain with Olympics in mind

Welshman considered quitting race due to injury and fatigueAfter Tokyo Games, Welshman hopes to ride on until Paris 2024Geraint Thomas plans to continue his racing career until the Paris Olympics in 2024, despite a hugely disappointing performance in t…

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Thomas and Froome sign letter calling for help for riders affected by Brexit

Open letter sent to government highlighting travel obstacles Rules limit British athletes’ time spent in European UnionThe 2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, the former world road race champion Lizzie Deignan and the seven-time Grand Tour winne…

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Double climb of the Giant may give Tadej Pogacar edge in Tour de France

Slovenian aiming for Tour double but Ineos Grenadiers, led by Geraint Thomas, have been dominant this yearAs the men’s professional peloton pack up their hard-shell suitcases and head to Brittany this week for the start of the 108th Tour de France in B…

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Richie Porte wins Criterium du Dauphine with Geraint Thomas third

Porte the first Australian winner for 36 yearsThomas recovers from fall during final stageRichie Porte claimed his first Criterium du Dauphine victory while Ineos Grenadiers teammate Geraint Thomas was able to recover from a fall to claim a spot on the…

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Geraint Thomas wins Critérium stage but Postlberger retains race lead

Thomas held off Sonny Colbrelli in tight sprint finishLukas Postlberger has overall lead but only by one secondGeraint Thomas hung on to win stage five of the Critérium du Dauphiné following a well-timed late attack.The Ineos Grenadiers rider seized hi…

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Geraint Thomas overhauls Michael Woods to win Tour de Romandie

Ineos Grenadiers rider started 11 seconds behind leaderRemi Cavagna wins final stage; Richie Porte second overallGeraint Thomas claimed overall victory at the Tour de Romandie as Remi Cavagna won the closing time trial in Fribourg.A day after a bizarre…

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Geraint Thomas denied by freak crash at stage finish in Tour de Romandie

British rider went down just metres from the finish lineMichael Woods takes win on queen stage in bad weatherA crash inside the last 50 metres cost Geraint Thomas the yellow jersey on a dramatic fourth stage of the Tour de Romandie.Thomas was battling …

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Geraint Thomas denied by freak crash at stage finish in Tour de Romandie

British rider went down just metres from the finish lineMichael Woods takes win on queen stage in bad weatherA crash inside the last 50 metres cost Geraint Thomas the yellow jersey on a dramatic fourth stage of the Tour de Romandie.Thomas was battling …

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Geraint Thomas denied by freak crash at stage finish in Tour de Romandie

British rider went down just metres from the finish lineMichael Woods takes win on queen stage in bad weatherA crash inside the last 50 metres cost Geraint Thomas the yellow jersey on a dramatic fourth stage of the Tour de Romandie.Thomas was battling …

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Adam Yates powers to victory in Volta a Catalunya

Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas ensure Ineos fills podiumThomas De Gendt wins final leg of race in BarcelonaAdam Yates claimed victory in the Volta a Catalunya as Ineos took a clean sweep of the podium.British rider Yates finished ahead of team-mates R…

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Geraint Thomas will lead Ineos Grenadiers in 2021 Tour de France

2018 Tour champion supported by Tao Geoghegan HartTeam principal Dave Brailsford says route suits ThomasGeraint Thomas will lead the Ineos Grenadiers lineup at this year’s Tour de France, supported by the Giro d’Italia champion, Tao Geoghegan Hart, and…

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Geraint Thomas out of Giro d’Italia after crash leaves rider with broken pelvis

Thomas: ‘It’s so frustrating. I was feeling really good’CT scan reveals fracture after crash on Mount Etna stageGeraint Thomas has withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia after scans revealed he suffered a fractured pelvis in a crash during Monday’s stage thr…

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Geraint Thomas’ Giro hopes go up in smoke on Mount Etna after early crash

Yates also falters badly as Caicedo wins stage threeJoão Almeida moves into leader’s pink jerseyGeraint Thomas saw his Giro d’Italia hopes go up in smoke on Mount Etna and Simon Yates faltered badly as Jonathan Caicedo won stage three and João Almeida …

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Filippo Ganna wins Giro d’Italia stage one time trial and takes maglia rosa

Geraint Thomas gains time on GC rivals by finishing fourthMiguel Ángel López out of race after heavy crashFilippo Ganna, of Ineos Grenadiers, won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, a 15.1km individual time trial between Monreale and Pa…

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Yates and Thomas the favourites as Giro follows fast on heels of the Tour | William Fotheringham

A whirlwind of racing continues this weekend with the start of the Giro d’Italia, in which Simon Yates and Geraint Thomas both have a point to proveIn the rejigged 2020 cycling season, Grand Tours have become like buses. You wait ages and then two or t…

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Brailsford confident Geraint Thomas can bounce Ineos back at Giro d’Italia

Ineos unveil their team to ride in this year’s delayed GiroBrailsford: ‘We have a group that is really well balanced’Geraint Thomas is a true champion who is “up for the fight” of winning this year’s Giro d’Italia when it starts on Saturday, a bullish …

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Geraint Thomas lays down Giro marker in world time trial won by Filippo Ganna

Welshman comes fourth in first world time trial appearanceGanna dominates to win comfortably in ImolaWith a ride that bodes well for the Giro d’Italia, the 2018 Tour de France winner, Geraint Thomas, marked his first ever world time trial championship …

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Geraint Thomas insists he has nothing to prove at road world championships

Thomas says missing Tour gave him a ‘new lease of life’Welshman is tackling road world time trial for the first timeA slimline Geraint Thomas has insisted that he has nothing to prove to Sir Dave Brailsford as he attempts to end his season with the per…