GERAINT THOMAS RUMORS

Thomas drops out of top-ten after bad day in Tour de Suisse

Geraint Thomas was aiming to go 'full gas' to win the Tour de Suisse but the bad weather, which saw a shortened stage 9, ended any aspirations of victory and even the top ten as the Team Sky rider rolled over the line over 11 minutes down on Jarlison Pantano (IAM Cycling) to slip to 17th overall. "Geraint had a really bad day. He was super cold on the top of that mountain and when...
Via Cycling News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas 'in a good place' as Tour de Suisse comes to the boil

Team Sky insists Geraint Thomas is "in a good place" after the GC battle at the Tour de Suisse began in earnest on Wednesday as stage 5 took riders into the mountains and up to the first summit finish of the race. Thomas lost eight seconds to Warren Barguil - second on the day just behind Darwin Atapuma - and three to Tejay Van Garderen and Wilco Kelderman as the group of overall...
Via Cycling News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas confirmed as Team Sky leader for Tour de Suisse

Team Sky has confirmed that Geraint Thomas will lead the British team at the Tour de Suisse, in what is likely to be his final race before the Tour de France. Also in the nine-rider squad are Christian Knees, Ian Boswell, Leopold Konig, Vasil Kiryienka, Danny van Poppel, David Lopez and Michal Golas. The Tour de Suisse starts on Saturday June 11 and ends after nine days of testing...
Via Cycling News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas keeping his options open with one-year Team Sky deal

Geraint Thomas is keen to keep his options open after confirming to Cyclingnews that the contract extension he signed with Team Sky last month was for one year – rather than two, as was initially announced.  When the Welshman penned the deal, it was widely reported that he would be staying with the British team through to the end of 2018. Though Team Sky did not announce the...
Via Cycling News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Geraint Thomas takes overall Paris-Nice lead after 6th stage

LA MADONE D'UTELLE, France (AP) British rider Geraint Thomas took the overall lead in the Paris-Nice race after finishing the mountainous sixth stage in second place behind Russian Ilnur Zakarin on Saturday. The Team Sky rider held on as two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador attacked him in the long final climb of 15.3 kilometers (9.5 miles). Contador, a two-time Paris...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Simon Spilak wins Tour de Suisse by 5 seconds over Geraint Thomas

  Simon Spilak of Slovenia won the Tour de Suisse by five seconds on Sunday, when Geraint Thomas tired late in the time-trial stage. Spilak was third overall going into the ninth and final day but was second-fastest in the 24-mile stage to take the title. Britain's Thomas wasted his chance in the last three miles, eventually placing fifth in the time-trial, 18 seconds behind Spilak...
Via Associated Press
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Spilak wins Tour de Suisse, Thomas lets time-trial lead slip

BERN, Switzerland (AP) Simon Spilak of Slovenia won the Tour de Suisse by just five seconds on Sunday, when Geraint Thomas tired late in the time-trial stage. Spilak was third overall going into the ninth and final day but was second-fastest in the 38-kilometer (24-mile) stage to take the title. Britain's Thomas wasted his chance in the last five kilometers (three miles), eventually...
Via Associated Press
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lutsenko wins Tour de Suisse stage, Thomas cuts Pinot's lead

BERN, Switzerland (AP) Alexey Lutsenko of Kazakhstan powered to victory in the Tour de Suisse eighth stage on Saturday, and Thibaut Pinot's overall lead was cut again. Frenchman Pinot is only 34 seconds clear of Geraint Thomas before Sunday's decisive 38-kilometer (24-mile) time trial. Thomas, a British rider for the Sky team, seized three seconds from the overall leader as the...
Via Associated Press
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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