Chris Froome denies Ruta del Sol is mental escape from fight to clear name

16 February 2018 05:18
• Team Sky rider claims media has hyped up story of failed drug test• Wout Poels retained lead with Froome 28sec adrift after stage threeChris Froome bristled at the suggestion his first race of the season was providing a mental escape from the fight to clear his name as he maintained seventh place in the Ruta del Sol.The 32-year-old insisted it was business as usual and confirmed he will do a warm-up race in March as he continues his preparation for the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France. Related: Time for Chris Froome and Sky to rebuild the people's trust | Richard Williams Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian