Ten days after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice that killed 84 people, Froome — a Kenyan-born British rider who often trains on the French Riviera — reminded everyone what the Tour stands for.
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After two crashes, a bloodied knee and even a run up legendary Mont Ventoux, a relieved Chris Froome can cruise into Paris on Sunday and secure his third Tour de France title in four years.
Rain and crashes played havoc at the Tour de France on Friday as Chris Froome hit the ground and Romain Bardet posted the first French victory at this year’s race.
Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin, a favorite for gold in the Olympic time trial, abandoned the Tour de France in tears Friday after injuring his left wrist in a fall, two stages from the end of the race.
Chris Froome won a mountain time trial and opened up a seemingly insurmountable lead of nearly four minutes over his closest challenger in the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday.
Zakarin was part of a breakaway that formed early in the 184.5-kilometer (114.6-mile) 17th stage from Bern to the artificial lake of Finhaut-Emosson in Switzerland.
Colombian rider Jarlinson Pantano won the brutal 15th stage of the Tour de France through the Jura mountains after a long breakaway on Sunday.
Mark Cavendish sprinted to his fourth victory in this year’s Tour de France in the 14th stage Saturday.
The Tour de France will continue as planned on Friday, a day after the deadly attack in Nice.
The wind is blowing at 125 kph (nearly 80 mph) on Mont Ventoux as the peloton sets out for the weather-shortened Stage 12 of the Tour de France, which coincides with Bastille Day.