2 Sep 2009

Henderson linked with a move to British cycle team

5:55 am on 2 September 2009

The New Zealand cyclist Greg Henderson is being linked with a move to the new British Team Sky outfit next year.

Henderson, a former world and Commonwealth Games track champion, won the third stage of the Tour of Spain yesterday.

Henderson, who currently rides for the US Columbia team, struggles to make their top lineup with Mark Cavendish their number one sprinter.

The New Zealander finished 4 minutes back in today's 4th stage of the Vuelta and has slipped from second to 150th overall.

The stage also saw felow New Zealand Julian Dean take a tumble but he still managed to finish the stage.