Froome to open 2015 season in Spain

Chris Froome.

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Chris Froome, who is training in South Africa, has revealed he will begin his 2015 season at the Ruta del Sol in Spain in February.

The Team Sky leader said: "I've enjoyed my time off, and now I am concentrating on preparing myself mentally and physically for the season ahead.

"I've started training in the warm weather in South Africa where I have been able to get some decent miles in on the bike."

Mark Cavendish to make 2015 debut in the Tour de San Luis

Mark Cavendish will make his competitive debut next season in Argentina, at the Tour de San Luis, from 19th-25th January.

The Tour was also Cavendish's first race in an Omega Pharma - Quick-Step jersey in 2013.