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Chris Froome

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  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash
    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
  • Contador crashes at Tour de France

    LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France - Spain's Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France after crashing heavily during the 10th stage on Monday.   The double Tour champion fell off his bike in the descent from Le Petit Ballon and spent several...
  • Nibali reclaims yellow jersey at Tour de France

    LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France - Italian Vincenzo Nibali tightened his grip on the Tour de France on Monday, reclaiming the yellow jersey with a solo victory on the 10th stage as his main rival Alberto Contador crashed out. Astana rider Nibali...
  • Alberto Contador drops out of the Tour de France

    Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains. The 31-year-old Spaniard with Tinkoff-Saxo Bank becomes the second big favorite to drop out this year after...
  • How to train for hills of Horrible Hundred

    How to train for hills of Horrible Hundred
    I cycled the usual starting and finishing miles of the Horrible Hundred last weekend and was reminded yet again that Lake County has plenty of hills. For about 35 miles, I felt as if I was never on a flat road, except along Lake Minneola. And the...
  • Tour de France riders take a break after nine hard days of cycling

    As the Tour de France enters its 10th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. ZZZZZZZZZ: After nine torrid days of riding, on the 10th day they rested. In hotels in and near Saint-Nazaire on France's western coast, the 182 riders who survived the Tour'...
  • Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9

    Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9
    Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday. 1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
  • Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead

    Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead
    BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...
  • Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage

    Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage
    AX 3 DOMAINES, France -- Tour de France favorite Chris Froome overpowered his main rivals on the first tough mountain climb of the race Saturday and won the eighth stage to take the leader's yellow jersey. The British rider finished second overall...
  • Matteo Trentin wins Tour de France Stage 14; Chris Froome leads race

    LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday. Froome and the other main contenders were more...
  • Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win

    Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win
    MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador. Froome attacked about two-...