Team Sky’s coaching guru launches staunch defence of Chris Froome

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• Tim Kerrison attacks critics who ‘fuel anger or resentment’
• ‘There have never been any question marks for me’

Tim Kerrison, Chris Froome’s long-term coach, has attacked the growing criticism in the French media towards the Team Sky rider in the buildup to this year’s Tour de France following the latest attack on Froome from the retired five-times Tour winner Bernard Hinault.

“If things are presented in a way that incites or sensationalises, or fuels anger or resentment towards Chris, then I don’t think that’s very responsible,” Kerrison said. “I think fair treatment in the media is a responsible requirement to ensure the riders’ safety.”

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Written by Exclusive by Jeremy Whittle in Monaco
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/21/team-sky-coach-defence-chris-froome-tour-de-france under the title “Team Sky’s coaching guru launches staunch defence of Chris Froome”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.