Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
Sports

Froome's Most Loyal Support Rider Wins Tour de France Opener

Geraint Thomas won the wet and slippery opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday and claimed the yellow jersey

Britain's cyclist Christopher Froome prepares for the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Duesseldorf, Germany, Saturday, July 1, 2017, photo: Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP
3 weeks ago

DUESSELDORF, Germany – Chris Froome’s most loyal support rider finally got some glory of his own.

Geraint Thomas won the wet and slippery opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday and claimed the yellow jersey.

It was the first Grand Tour stage victory for Thomas, who has escorted Sky teammate Froome to Paris for three Tour victories.

Thomas took just over 16 minutes to cover the almost entirely flat 14-kilometer (8.7-mile) individual time trial up and down the banks of the Rhine River in downtown Duesseldorf.

Stefan Kueng finished second, five seconds behind, and Vasil Kiryienka was third, seven seconds back.

Froome finished sixth, 12 seconds behind, and gained time on all of his expected challengers. He finished about 40 seconds ahead of Richie Porte and Nairo Quintana.

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
World

IMF Approves Conditional $1.8 Billion Lo ...

6 hours ago
Sports

Freeze Resigns as Ole Miss Football Coac ...

6 hours ago
World

Even with Trump Warning, Mueller Likely ...

6 hours ago
World

Son of Cecil the Lion Killed in Zimbabwe ...

7 hours ago
Most Popular

Mexico Announces New Laptop, Tablet Secu ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico

China Clamping Down on Use of VPNs to Ev ...

By The Associated Press
World

Even with Trump Warning, Mueller Likely ...

By The Associated Press
World

UAEM to Open More Schools in Outmost Reg ...

By The News
Mexico

Treasury Secretary Meade Presents 2017 B ...

By The News
Mexico