Chris Froome (Team Ineos) will take part in RCS news virtual event called ‘The Challenge of Stars’ this weekend, with the four-time Tour de France champion joined by Vincenzo Nibali, Jakob Fuglsang, Warren Barguil and other big-name riders.
RCS have organized two events on the Bkool platform with sprinters competing on Saturday and then climbers following suit a day later. The competition will take on a head-to-head format.
The race will be Froome’s first form of competition since Cyclingnews last week broke the story that Froome, out of contract at the end of the season, had been approached by several teams for next seasons. Discussions had also included the idea of a mid-season move ahead of the this year’s rescheduled Tour de France.
Froome – who has been drawn against Barguil in the first round of The Challenge of Stars – was coy when the matter of