GERAINT THOMAS RUMORS

Cioni praises Landa for saving Team Sky's Giro d'Italia

When Geraint Thomas became the latest casualty of Team Sky's failed GC attempts at the Giro d'Italia, it forced the British team to reset its goals and ambitions for the Italian Grand Tour. With Thomas out of the race and Mikel Landa's GC bid extinguished, Sky reset set its sights on stage wins. The succeeded with Landa on stage 19 with the result also ensuring he finished inside...
Via Cycling News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas abandons the Giro d'Italia

Team Sky have announced Geraint Thomas has abandoned the 2017 Giro d'Italia and will not start stage 13. The Welshman is still suffering from the effects of the stage 9 crash which has seen his lose time in the last two stages of the Italian Grand Tour. While Thomas dislocated his shoulder in the crash, he explained his knee was the major cause of pain and issue. "I've been suffering...
Via Cycling News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas loses more time in Giro d'Italia due to crash injuries

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) continued to suffer from his crash injuries on Thursday's longest stage of the Giro d'Italia, losing 31 seconds as the bunch gathered pace in the flat finale. "He lost time because of the pain," Sky's sports director Dario Cioni told Cyclingnews after the stage, "It was a very fast finale. Hopefully, he'll be better in the coming days." Having crashed...
Via Cycling News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Giro d'Italia: Thomas loses more time in stage 11 finale

A day after his storming Montefalco time trial ride in the Giro d'Italia to claw back the time he lost in the stage 9 'moto' accident, Sky's Geraint Thomas shipped 48 seconds to his main GC rivals on the aggressive stage to Bagno di Romagna. Thomas started the day in 11th place overall, aiming to limit any losses, but with the time loss he is again on the back foot in his bid for...
Via Cycling News
18 days ago  |  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

Porte wins stage 4 of Paris-Nice; Sky teammate Thomas 2nd

CROIX DE CHAUBOURET, France (AP) Climbing specialist Richie Porte of Australia won Thursday's hilly fourth stage of the Paris-Nice race, while Polish rider Michal Kwiatkowski finished third to take the overall lead. Porte's Sky team dominated on the first climbs of the week-long race, with Porte's teammate Geraint Thomas placing second. Porte, the 2013 champion, completed the 204...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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