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Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France trophy stolen from cycling show

• Trophy had been left unattended at NEC in Birmingham• Thomas: ‘Hopefully they will have the grace to return it’The Tour de France trophy won by Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas earlier this year has been stolen during a cycle show in Birmingham, the British…

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Simon Yates would not have won Vuelta with Team Sky, says Bradley Wiggins

• Former Team Skyrider speaks out against previous employers• Wiggins: Yates deserves extra credit after Giro near missSir Bradley Wiggins has claimed Simon Yates would have not have achieved his historic Vuelta success had he chosen to pursue his care…

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Vuelta a España: Simon Yates set to complete British cycling grand slam

If the boy from Bury survives the final mountain stage in Andorra his success would achieve an unprecedented clean sweep by three different Britons in the 2018 seasonThe journey towards British domination of world cycling that began in Barcelona in the…

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Alejandro Valverde turns back clock to claim second stage of Vuelta

• 2009 winner beats Michal Kwiatkowski in uphill sprint• Team Sky’s Kwiatkowski takes leader’s red jerseyThe 2009 red jersey winner, Alejandro Valverde of Movistar, rolled back the years at the Vuelta a España on Sunday, beating Team Sky’s Michal Kwiat…

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Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome to ride in Tour of Britain

• Froome set to appear in race for first time since 2009• Cardiff-born Thomas: ‘It starts in Wales which will be special’The Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will line up for Team Sky in the Tour of Britain next month. In a coup fo…

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Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome to ride in Tour of Britain

• Froome set to appear in race for first time since 2009• Cardiff-born Thomas: ‘It starts in Wales which will be special’The Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will line up for Team Sky in the Tour of Britain next month. In a coup fo…

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Team Sky’s Gianni Moscon escapes sack over Tour de France incident

UCI gives Moscon five-week suspension for Gespert incidentTeam Sky ‘confident he has learnt from this episode’Gianni Moscon has been handed a five-week suspension from the UCI after he was thrown out of the Tour de France for trying to punch another ri…

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Team Sky cyclist Egan Bernal sustains serious facial trauma in crash

• Cyclist hospitalised after multi-rider crash in San Sebastian• Movistar’s Mikel Landa also required treatment after incidentEgan Bernal has sustained serious facial trauma after a crash during the closing stages of the Clasica San Sebastian. Related:…

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Tour de France: French media call for salary cap to curb Team Sky dominance

• Winner Geraint Thomas’s team have twice budget of Sunweb• Fans and public said to view Tour with ‘disillusioned anger’Geraint Thomas has been hailed as “Le Prince de Galles” and “Le cyclist next door” by French papers after winning his first Tour de …

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Team Sky’s riders who propelled Geraint Thomas to Tour de France win

A dedicated team effort helped propel the Welshman to the Tour title, with a mix of mountain grind, chasing tenacity as well as a potential glimpse of a future Grand Tour championSigned from Movistar, where he helped Nairo Quintana in the Tour de Franc…

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Geraint Thomas: Tour de France support has outshone negativity – video

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas says the fan support has outshone any negativity around the race following his Tour de France triumph over the weekend, saying he couldn’t believe how positive the reaction was towards his win, even ‘random people c…

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Tour de France victory has given Geraint Thomas desire for more big wins

• ‘It’s insane – I’ve certainly got the taste for it,’ says Welshman • Next month’s Vuelta a España likely to be a step too farGeraint Thomas says his first Tour de France victory has given him a “taste” for more grand tour successes, although he appea…

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From Wales to the Champs-Élysées: the selfless rise of Geraint Thomas | William Fotheringham

The remarkable career of a cycling all-rounder whose innate talent has taken him to Tour de France triumphIt is 11 years and one month since a chubby-faced Welsh youth stood on London’s Tower Bridge marvelling, along with a slightly less chubby-faced M…

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Geraint Thomas seals maiden Tour de France title with Paris procession

• Welshman secures title in another win for Team Sky• Alexander Kristoff wins final sprint on Champs ÉlyséesNever, surely, has a flute of champagne tasted so sweet as the one Geraint Thomas enjoyed on the road into Paris. For it confirmed that winning …

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Dave Brailsford emotional but immovable as Tour triumph continues legacy | Jeremy Whittle

Team Sky chief’s sixth Tour victory is a result of meticulous planning, 60-hour working weeks and a genuine love of cyclingWhen Dave Brailsford was 20, he left his family home in Snowdonia and headed off to France with his bike, £600, and a train ticke…

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Geraint Thomas defies old habits to stay mellow in yellow until end | William Fotheringham

The Welshman put a history of dramatic scrapes behind him by keeping his cool in the time trial to all but secure Tour victoryGiven the variety of ways he has managed to fall off his bike over the years, it would have been unlike Geraint Thomas to comp…

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How Geraint Thomas sealed his historic Tour de France victory – video

Geraint Thomas is set to become the first Welshman ever to win the Tour de France after protecting his yellow jersey on the stage 20 time trial from Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle to Espelette. Thomas will become the third British winner of …

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Chris Froome says abuse on Tour de France helped Team Sky bond

• Booing and spitting brought us together, says Froome• Four-time winner praises performance of Geraint ThomasChris Froome believes that the vitriol directed at Team Sky during the Tour de France spurred them on. The four-time winner, who has been booe…

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Geraint Thomas set to win Tour de France after taking yellow jersey to Paris

• Welshman remains in yellow following stage 20 time trial• Team Sky rider will become third Briton to win the raceGeraint Thomas will be crowned the Tour de France winner in Paris on Sunday following another strong performance in Saturday’s penultimat…

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Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas defends lead in stage 20 time-trial – live!

Live updates from the 31km test on the Tour’s penultimate dayThomas, Dumoulin and Roglic braced for brutal 31km time trialAnd feel free to email James or tweet @piercy360 10.23am BST Bore da! Whitchurch High School could soon be adding a Tour de France…