Christopher Froome and Team Sky control the peloton during stage 19 of the 2017 Tour de France. Photograph:  Chris Graythen/Getty Images

When Team Sky changed their jerseys from black to white for this year’s Tour de France, it was a fairly transparent attempt to rebrand themselves as g(...)

 Andre Greipel of Germany and Lotto-Soudal crosses the finish line ahead of John Degenkolb,  Alexander Kristoff  and Peter Sagan  to win stage 15 of the Tour de France yesterday. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

With extra police around the Team Sky bus at the start of the stage – five officers rather than two the team said – Chris Froome enjoyed a more settl(...)

Lotto-Soudal rider Andre Greipel of Germany (R) sprints to win the 5th stage of the Tour de France, France, July 19, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

Andre Greipel claimed his third victory of the 2015 Tour de France on the 15th stage to Valence on Sunday. The 183-kilometres route from Mende to Vale(...)

Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. It'll be his seventh time in the competition. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. While compatriot Philip Deignan has missed out on selecti(...)

Marcel Kittel of Germany crosses the finish line ahead of Mark Cavendish of Britain and Peter Sagan of Slovakia (right) to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France over 218 kilometres from Fougeres to Tours yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo

The sense that, although this may be Chris Froome’s Tour, it is not a happy one for Team Sky strengthened yesterday when a crash two kilometres from t(...)