Chris Froome hopes to become first British cyclist to win third straight Grand Tour title at Giro d'Italia: 'It's a whole new motivation for me'
Chris Froome has confirmed he will ride in next year's Giro d'Italia as he hopes to achieve 'something special' and claim a third straight Grand Tour title.
Nobody has done the Giro-Tour double since Marco Pantani in 1998, with recent high-profile attempts from Alberto Contador and Nairo Quintana have fallen flat.
However, the timings of the 2018 schedule mean there is a longer break than normal, partly due to avoiding a clash with next summer's World Cup in Russia.
The 101st edition of the Giro d'Italia will run from May 4 to 27, with the Corsa Rosa set to start outside of Europe for the... read more
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