Tour of Beijing preview

The 2013 WorldTour calendar draws to a conclusion with the third running of the Tour of Beijing – also known as the Tony Martin Invitational. It’s one final chance for teams and riders to scoop up valuable points before unclipping their shoes for the off-season.

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Criterium du Dauphine review: Froome becomes firm favourite

Chris Froome‘s commanding victory at the Criterium du Dauphine confirmed his status as the favourite for next month’s Tour de France. It was Sky’s third win in successive years and their second one-two as Richie Porte took the runner-up spot. They also won the best team award. After a final stage shake-up on general classification, Daniel Moreno rounded out the podium.

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