news10.10.2013A rainbow in Saitama
The brand new world Champion Rui Costa has accepted the invitation fromthe Saitama Criterium by the Tour de France, where he will finish his season with his team Movistar.read more
The first edition of the Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France will bring together the key riders of the 2013 Tour, starting with its clear winner, Chris Froome, plus green jersey Peter Sagan and the new king of sprint, Marcel Kittel. The Mayor of Saitama has welcomed several journalists to Tokyo to inform them about the competition and has some surprises up his sleeve for the coming months...read more
news16.09.2013Arashiro and Beppu ready to blaze the trail
Mercurial Kisso Kawamuro may have been the first Japanese rider on the roads of the Tour de France (failing to even finish the first stage in both 1926 and 1927), but Yukiya Arashiro and Fumiyuki Beppu became the first ones to finish the Tour in 2009. This year round, they have been the first to throw their hats into the ring for the Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France, the last race of the season for them. They are proud to welcome the world's elite to their country and burning with the...read more
news25.07.2013The Tour: the next generation
Chris Froome, the first Tour winner born in Africa, triumphed in a race that also saw the first African wearer of the Yellow Jersey, Daryl Impey. The internationalisation of the event was also evidenced by Colombia's breakthrough in the figure of Nairo Quintana, and was confirmed on a larger scale through a new generation of cyclists, in the riders who fought for the title and the circle of sprinters.read more
news22.07.2013Chris Froome : Step To Glory
«For me, what this represents to be right here the yellow jersey at the Tour de France... it's difficult for me to put into words.» Chris Froome was the runner-up in the 2012 Tour de France and one year later he has become the champion. He has emerged as a true general classification specialist, a rare breed of rider who are formidable in all manner of racing, with particular strength on climbs and in time trials. The evolution has been a steady one but he arrival as a Grand Tour...read more
news21.07.2013Froome: champion of the 100th Tour!
He was the dominant force in the 100th Tour de France and even though Christopher Froome lost 53 seconds to the winner of the final stage and 43 seconds to his nearest rival in the general classification, the Sky team sealed its second successive victory in the Tour de France at the end of the evening spectacle on the streets of Paris. The finish was around 9.40pm in the city of lights and the stars came out to shine: the four at the top of the sprinters classification had a drag race to the...read more
news16.07.2013The Tour de France Fan Park... the temple of "Froomania"
The temperature, over 30 degrees on the route of the Tour ... and just as high in London, where the Tour de France Fan Park has opened to welcome cycling enthusiasts and curious onlookers. Chris Froome's admirers have realised that this is THE place to support their hero in Britain's capital city...read more
Jersey wearers after the stage 14
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Will Chris Froome lose some of the advantage he holds over his GC rivals in stage 14?