Chris Froome and Team Sky finish fourth in opening stage of Vuelta a Espana time trial nine seconds off lead
Chris Froome's Team Sky finished fourth in the opening stage of the Vuelta a Espana, with BMC Racing winning the team time trial in Nimes.
Froome's bid to become just the third man to win the Vuelta and the Tour de France in the same year got off to a solid start, while BMC's Australian rider Rohan Dennis won the opening stage.
Froome currently sits down in 18th place, but only trails Dennis by nine seconds.
Three-time winner Alberto Contador is 16 seconds off the pace after the first stage, with the decorated Spaniard retiring after the race.
Dennis is the first Australian since Michael... read more
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