Team Sky say Chris Froome's data was hacked as doping accusations fly

Sir Dave Brailsford claims that critics of Team Sky have hacked into Tour de France leader Chris Froome's performance data

Chris Froome on stage four of the 2015 Dauphine-LIbere

(Image credit: Watson)

Team Sky have consulted their lawyers following what they believe could be the hacking of Chris Froome's performance data.

Team principal Sir Dave Brailsford highlighted the possible theft on Monday's first rest day of the 2015 Tour de France as the race prepared to enter the Pyrenees.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.