Chris Froome to skip one-day Classics in 2014

Defending Tour champion Chris Froome rules himself out of Milan-San Remo after last minute course change

Chris Froome on stage one of the 2014 Tour of Oman

(Image credit: Watson)

Chris Froome (Sky) said that he will skip all the one-day classics from Milan-San Remo to Liège-Bastogne-Liège to prepare for the Tour de France.

He had planned on racing Milan-San Remo with Bradley Wiggins but changed his mind after reports this weekend that the organiser will have to skip the Pompeiana climb.

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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.