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Chris Froome

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  • Brailsford wants to help Frenchman win the Tour

    PARIS (Reuters) - After helping Bradley Wiggins become the first Briton to win the Tour de France, Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford wants to help send a Frenchman to glory on his home grand Tour. "In the back of my mind, there is a little idea. We won...
  • Tour de France classification after stage 3

    July 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Classification from Tour de France after Stage 3 on Monday 1. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy / Astana) 13:31:13" 2. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Cannondale) +2" 3. Michael Albasini (Switzerland / Orica) 4. Greg Van Avermaet...
  • Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead

    Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead
    SHEFFIELD, England - Italian Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall lead on the Tour de France after a late attack earned him victory in the second stage on Sunday. The Astana rider powered away about two kilometres from the finish and held off the...
  • Tour de France start gets royal treatment in Yorkshire

    HARROGATE England (Reuters) - The 101st Tour de France rolled out of Leeds for the start of the first stage on Saturday with hundreds of thousands of fans lining the route across the Yorkshire Dales to Harrogate. With Tour fever gripping Yorkshire and...
  • Germany's Marcel Kittel wins first stage of Tour de France

    HARROGATE, England Germany's Marcel Kittel won the first stage of the 101st Tour de France on Saturday, beating the rest of the 198-man field in a mass sprint. Former world champion Mark Cavendish crashed and injured his shoulder shortly before the end...
  • Resurgent Contador gunning for Froome

    LEEDS England (Reuters) - By his own admission Alberto Contador was not in the same race as Chris Froome on last year's Tour de France, but the rejuvenated Spaniard will be gunning for the Briton's yellow jersey when the 2014 race begins on Saturday....
  • Yorkshire turns yellow for Tour's Grand Depart

    LEEDS England (Reuters) - "So Good It's Coming Twice" boasts the sign on the road into Addingham, a village just a few kilometres of pedalling from Leeds. This year's Tour de France, which begins on Saturday morning before spending two days traversing...
  • Froome, Contador Top Guns In This Year's Tour

    PARIS – If last year's Tour de France often resembled a triumphant Chris Froome march to Paris, the road to the Champs Elysees may be more unpredictable this time especially with Alberto Contador likely to be back in the hunt. The Briton took...
  • American Van Garderen emerges from Evans's shadow

    LEEDS England (Reuters) - There will be no hiding place for young American rider Tejay van Garderen when the Tour de France begins in Leeds on Saturday. The 25-year-old will lead the BMC team in the absence of 2011 winner Cadel Evans as they look to...
  • Penpix of selected Tour de France contenders

    PARIS (Reuters) - Brief penpix of selected Tour de France contenders: * Chris Froome (Britain, Team Sky, age 29) - also known as Froomey * Best Tour performance: 1st (2013) * Best other Grand Tour performances: 2nd (Vuelta 2011, Tour de France 2012) *...
  • Kreuziger out of Tour over biological passport issues

    PARIS (Reuters) - Alberto Contador lost a key team mate in his Tour de France challenge when Czech Roman Kreuziger was sidelined by Tinkoff-Saxo after possible irregularities emerged from his biological passport. Tinkoff-Saxo said that the International...