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    Froome to leave Sky??

    Reports on the web that Froome has approached BMC, unhappy with Sky's involvement in Jiffygate.

    Not exactly a great way to motivate your team to support you in another TdF campaign.

    G for the win I say!

    As an aside, interesting that Porte has put the hammer down at the Dauphine, maybe to underline his leadership.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PRSboy View Post
    Reports on the web that Froome has approached BMC, unhappy with Sky's involvement in Jiffygate.

    Not exactly a great way to motivate your team to support you in another TdF campaign.

    G for the win I say!

    As an aside, interesting that Porte has put the hammer down at the Dauphine, maybe to underline his leadership.
    Blimey, his contract with Sky will run until after the TdF I assume ? Lousy timing right before the Tour, as you say PRS. Be good to see him in a different team though.
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    But if he went to another team, eg BMC would he necessarily be No1? I suppose he would only jump ship if given assurance.
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    Linkies?
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    Over on Road.cc, and lequipe though thats in French and behind a paywall.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PRSboy View Post
    ... unhappy with Sky's involvement in Jiffygate.
    That's rich if true, coming from someone who had a TUE for corticosteroids for a 'chest infection' when the last thing you want for an infection is an immunosuppressive drug and is one of the many 'asthmatics' who have to take Clenbuterol or similar but seem to do remarkably well as elite athletes!
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    Indeed. And Jim Ochowicz's history is interesting to say the least.
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    Both Froome and BMC(Ochowicz) have made statements rubbishing the story.
    BMC said"It's not even a rumour it's a total lie".

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    Froome is extending his contract with Sky.


















    He's getting fibre-optic broadband and all the movies!

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    It's brain dead, French media dirty tricks, happens every year. Pick the guy or in this case guy's that are favoured to win, have a pop at him/them, hope you upset him/them so much that he/they stops pedaling, starts crying, retires and someone French wins.
    When that all fails, just repeat the next year.
    Last edited by Dan Tungate; 9th June 2017 at 7:34 AM.

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