Chris Froome defends Ineos sponsorship amid criticism

Environmental campaigners have raised concerns about the chemical company

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Chris Froome has defended new team owner and sponsor Ineos amid criticism of the firm's plastic production and links to fracking

The four-time Tour de France winner Froome presented the new burgundy coloured jersey emblazoned with the Ineos name on Wednesday (May 1) in the small Yorkshire village of Linton.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.