GERAINT THOMAS RUMORS

Thomas, Craven confirmed for Olympic Games time trial

Great Britain's Geraint Thomas and Dan Craven of Namibia were added last minute to the start list for the Olympic Games men's individual time trial on Wednesday. The two riders were added after Vincenzo Nibali (Italy), Wout Poels (Netherlands) and Richie Porte (Australia) pulled out due to injuries sustained in the men's road race on Saturday. Nibali suffered double collarbone...
Via Cycling News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas hoping to start Olympic Games time trial

The Olympic Games started off poorly for the British team on Saturday, with Geraint Thomas crashing on the technical descent before the finish of the men's road race. Chris Froome was unable to make the lead group, finishing 12th, one place behind Thomas. Despite his injuries, Thomas is seeking to start the time trial and hopes for better results on Wednesday. "At the moment, we...
Via Cycling News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sprinters deny Thomas RideLondon victory

All eyes were on Geraint Thomas for the victory at RideLondon Classic as the solo breakaway rider grit his teeth and pushed himself toward the finish line on The Mall. That win wasn't meant to be, denied by the sprinters' charge to the line, that caught the Team Sky rider and effectively set up Tom Boonen (Etixx-QuickStep) for the glory. "It was tough, I could have done with somebody...
Via Cycling News
22 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

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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