GERAINT THOMAS RUMORS

Geraint Thomas extends contract with Team Sky

Geraint Thomas has committed his immediate future to Team Sky, signing a two-year contract extension with the British team that will take him through to the end of the 2018 season.  The 29-year-old, who has been with the team since its inception in 2010, was the revelation of last year’s Tour de France, a race that set in stone his trajectory away from the Classics and towards...
Via Cycling News
5 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

Thomas open to changing teams in search of Tour de France glory

After a hugely successful 2015 season, Geraint Thomas’ ambitions have been heightened considerably, to a point where Tour de France glory is now on his radar. The Team Sky rider was one of the revelations of this year’s Tour; he was the E3-Harelbeke champion and burgeoning one-day star up there in the top five on GC for much of the three-week race. Riding as right-hand man...
Via Cycling News
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

News shorts: Thomas to ride revolution, Kamna to Cult Energy

Thomas to race Revolution Series Geraint Thomas will return to track racing in November at the Revolution Series rounds 3 and 4, held in London on November 14 and in Glasgow on November 28. He will compete in the events in for Team Sky and is expected to race against the likes of Team Wiggins, JLT Condor and Orica-GreenEdge. Thomas aims to help his team win the Revolution Elite...
Via Cycling News
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Team Sky ready to back Thomas in future Grand Tours

Geraint Thomas’ hopes and dreams of a top five placing in the Tour de France ended cruelly on stage 19 of the Tour de France to La Toussuire when he lost over 20 minutes and slipped to fifteenth but the Welshman was rightly proud of his own performance and that of the Team Sky squad. Any plans for Thomas to target the overall classification in a Grand Tour are still in their infancy...
Via Cycling News
July 26, 2015  |  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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