Chris Froome's 2021 programme revealed

Froome's schedule has been picked as he plots a return to the Tour de France

Chris Froome's 2021 race programme, his first for new team Israel Start-Up Nation, has been revealed.

In an interview with Het Nieuwsblad, sports director Rik Verbrugghe outlines how the four-time Tour de France champion will warm-up for his return to the French Grand Tour, which he last lined up for in 2018.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

I also worked for ITV Cycling between 2011-2018 on their Tour de France and Vuelta a España coverage. Sometimes I'd be helping the producers make the programme and other times I'd be getting the lunches. Just in case you were wondering - Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen had the same ham sandwich every day, it was great.