Froome extends with Sky for three years

Chris Froome wins, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 17

Chris Froome has signed a new three-year contract with the British Sky team, the squad announced on Friday afternoon.

Froome proved to be the revelation of this year's Vuelta a Espana, finishing in second place behind winner Juan Jose Cobo (Geox-TMC). It was Britain's best individual result at a Grand Tour for 24 years - and when coupled with Bradley Wiggins' third place in the race, Britain's best ever result.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.