Chris Froome To Race Tour Of The Alps

Tour of the Alps Stage 5 Highlights

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Chris Froome will compete in this month's Tour of the Alps as he steps up his Tour de France preparations, race organisers said on Wednesday.

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The four-time Grande Boucle champion joins another former winner Vincenzo Nibali in the field for the April 22-26 race across Austria and Italy.

Froome, who in 2017 achieved the Tour and Vuelta double, will not be defending his Giro title in May with his focus on a record-equalling fifth Tour de France crown.

The 33-year-old has raced just twice so far this season, finishing 91st and 94th at the Tour of Colombia and Tour of Catalonia respectively.

Sagan Takes Stage 3 And Overall Lead At Tour de Suisse

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Former three-time world champion Peter Sagan took the overall lead of the Tour de Suisse by winning the third stage on Monday.

Sanchez Takes Tour de Suisse Stage 2, Asgreen Moves Into Lead

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Spanish veteran Luis Leon Sanchez of Astana won a hilly stage two of the Tour de Suisse on Sunday as Denmark's Kasper Asgreen took the overall lead.

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour de Suisse Stage 1 Time Trial

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Esteban Chaves Attacks Again and Again For Stage 19 Victory

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