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Factfile on Chris Froome after Thursday's announcement the four-time Tour de France winner was leaving Team Ineos at the end of the season:

Chris Froome

Date of birth: May 20, 1985

Place of birth: Nairobi, Kenya

Nationality: British

Place of residence: Monaco

Height: 1.86m

Teams

Konica (2007), Barloworld (2008-2009), Sky/Ineos (2010-2020), Israel Start Up Nation (2021)

Career highlights

Tour de France:

Winner in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017

Runner-up in 2012, third in 2018, 81st in 2008, retired (fifth stage) in 2014

Vuelta a Espana:

Winner in 2011, 2017

Runner-up in 2014, 2016, 4th in 2012, retired in 2015

Giro d'Italia:

Winner in 2018

35th in 2009; Disqualified (19th stage) in 2010

Other stage-race wins

Tour de Romandie (2013, 2014)

Criterium du Dauphine (2013, 2015, 2016)

Tour of Oman (2013, 2014)

Criterium International (2013

Tour of Andalusia (2015)

Herald Sun Tour (2016)

Olympics record

London 2012 - Time-trial (bronze)

Rio 2016 - Time-trial (bronze)

World championships

2017 - time-trial (bronze)

Towering Solo Win For Formolo As Roglic Shines At Criterium

Davide Formolo Criterium du Dauphine

Italy's Davide Formolo completed a courageous solo break over two Alpine summits to win stage three of the Criterium du Dauphine on Friday.

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Recap: Criterium du Dauphine Stage 2

Dauphine Stage 2

Vuelta a Espana champion Primoz Roglic clinched the overall lead after winning the second stage of the Criterium du Dauphine on Thursday as Chris Froome continued to struggle on his return to the race.

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Chris Froome Struggles On Criterium Return As Van Aert Pips Bernal

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Team Ineos’ Tour de France champion Egan Bernal was pipped by Jumbo-Visma’s Wout Van Aert to the first stage of the Criterium du Dauphine as Chris Froome struggled on Wednesday.

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Switzerland Cancels UCI World Championships

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The world cycling championships, due to take place from September 20-27 in Aigle-Martigny in Switzerland, have been cancelled because of restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Mike Woods To Join Israel Startup Nation In 2021

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Israel Start-Up Nation announced on Wednesday Canadian Michael Woods will join the outfit next season to support four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome.

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Froome Returns To Crash Scene For Dauphine Mountain Test

It's Wout's World, We're Just Living In It

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Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will return on Wednesday to the Criterium du Dauphine, where a horrific crash in 2019 almost ended his career. 

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Five Dark Horse Picks For Milano-Sanremo

Chasing The Pros: Sanremo Build-Up

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The second monument of 2020 arrives on the second weekend of the season's resumption. Milano-Sanremo, often known as the sprinter’s classic is much less straightforward than the nickname implies.

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Russian Vlasov Wins French Mountain Challenge

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Russian champion Aleksandr Vlasov of Astana won the Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge on Thursday following his third in last weekend's Route d'Occitanie.

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How To Watch: 2020 Criterium du Dauphine

Ineos Vs. Jumbo-Visma: Battle Of Tour Titans

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Here's how to watch the 2020 Criterium du Dauphine on FloBikes.

5 Milano-Sanremo Favorites: Van Aert Poised For Monument Success

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Wout van Aert opened up his 2020 2.0 account with a big win at Strade Bianche. The Belgian’s performance at Strade Bianche showed that he clearly came out of lockdown with a lot of strength and fortitude, but he has also shown signs of a return to sprinting form.

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