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Race leader Chris Froome doused in urine at Tour

Race leader Chris Froome doused in urine at Tour

A spectator yelling "doper!" hurled a cup of urine at Chris Froome, the Tour de France leader said, on Saturday's Stage 14 won by fellow British rider Stephen Cummings. Froome blamed "very irresponsible" reporters for whipping up public opinion against him and his Sky team. Some 50 kilometers (30 miles) into the stage from Rodez, the yellow jersey wearer said he spotted a roadside spectator acting bizarrely. "I saw this guy just peering around and I thought, 'That looks a bit strange,'" he said. "As I got there he just sort of launched this cup toward me and said (in French) 'Doper!" "No mistake, it was...

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