Chris Froome conscious after surgery but rider remains in intensive care

Tour de France winner underwent surgery after a high-speed crash and Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said no timescale will be put on his return Chris Froome has successfully come through surgery following Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Pregnancy is the ultimate endurance test. If a man says it, it must be true | Suzanne Moore

Can we finally recognise what growing and pushing out)a human entails? says Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore When Harry agony and ecstasy that is part of womens lives. How do we do that? After months of feeling not too grand while exposed to every myth going and being told what to eat, wear and how to behave, we have to get the baby out somehow. Its what we do. Some women love being pregnant, some really dont. Some sail through feeling mostly normal; whole truth about it, as so often we are told to enjoy what is the most dangerous and precarious rollercoaster we will ever get on. I remember a woman telling me when I was first pregnant that the …

Primoz Roglic strong favourite for Giro after crushing time-trial win

Primoz Roglic prevailed in wet conditions as other general classification contenders, including Simon Yates, suffered heavy losses in the time trial Primoz Roglic emerged as the overwhelming favourite for the Giro dItalia when he won the ninth stage, a 34.8km individual time trial from Riccione to San Marino. Britains Simon Yates, among other contenders, suffered a heavy loss of time to the Slovenian in wet conditions. The Italian Valerio Conti of Team UAE retained the overall leaders pink jersey after finishing 3min 34sec behind the Lotto Jumbo-Visma rider Roglic, who finished in 51min 52sec. The two-times champion Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) of Italy limited the damage when he lost 1min 05sec, following a strong showing in the final 12.25km climb in …

Giro d’Italia: Tom Dumoulin the big loser after crash splits peloton

Eduadors Richard Carapaz won the fourth stage of the Giro dItalia after a dramatic finale on the road to Frascati Movistars Richard Carapaz held on for victory on stage four of the Giro dItalia in Frascati, but Primoz Roglic was the big winner as a late crash hit his rivals and saw him extend his lead in pink. A touch of wheels a little over five kilometres from the finish saw several riders among them Tom Dumoulin hit the deck and caused a shake-up of the general classification. There had been much speculation as to whether the slight uphill finish would suit a sprinter or a punchier rider but in the end only a small group was left to contest …