Froome moves closer to third Tour de France title

Posted by: MBR on Wed Jul 13th, 2016 3:28 am
[size=120:2nmnr8l2]Matthews breaks Tour de France jinx as Froome stays in yellow[/size:2nmnr8l2] REVEL, France — Michael Matthews turned the page on years of bad luck in the Tour de France to complete his set of grand tour victories when he won the 10th stage after a royal breakaway on Tuesday. The Australian, with three Vuelta and two Giro d’Italia stage wins to … ... in-yellow/
Posted by: MBR on Fri Jul 15th, 2016 4:40 am
[size=120:2iq7iylx]Froome retains Tour de France lead despite Ventoux chaos[/size:2iq7iylx] MONT VENTOUX, France — Defending champion Chris Froome retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey in the Tour de France despite being left without a bike following an incident involving a motorbike in a farcical finale to the 12th stage on Thursday. The Briton’s bike was broken in a pile-up close … ... oux-chaos/
Posted by: MBR on Sat Jul 16th, 2016 4:01 am
[size=120:je7uc7c6]Froome extends Tour de France lead after moment of silence[/size:je7uc7c6] The Tour de France resumed as planned on Friday but under heightened security as riders observed a moment of silence in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack in Nice, France. Thousands of fans lined the roads at the starting line in the town of Bourg-Saint-Andeol, France, amid reinforced … ... f-silence/
Posted by: MBR on Mon Jul 18th, 2016 11:53 am
[size=120:37add547]Froome toying with Tour de France rivals[/size:37add547] CULOZ, France — Chris Froome has been so strong on this year’s Tour de France that at times he appears to have been toying with his rivals. He was at it again on Sunday in the final climb of the 15th stage won by Colombian Jarlinson Pantano, the Briton launching … ... ce-rivals/
Posted by: MBR on Tue Jul 19th, 2016 5:02 am
[size=120:n2fh4yj8]Sagan edges Kristoff for third Tour de France stage win[/size:n2fh4yj8] BERN, Switzerland — World champion Peter Sagan claimed his third 2016 Tour de France stage victory when he edged Alexander Kristoff on the line at the end of the 16th stage, a 209-kilometer ride from Moirans-en-Montagne on Monday. Norway’s Kristoff (Katusha) celebrated after crossing the line, but it was Slovak … ... stage-win/
Posted by: MBR on Wed Jul 20th, 2016 5:15 am
[size=120:3lcpkit5]Dominant Chris Froome to peak for Tour de France final week[/size:3lcpkit5] The Team Sky rider leads Dutchman Bauke Mollema by 1 minute, 47 seconds and fellow Briton Adam Yates by 2:45. ... inal-week/
Posted by: MBR on Sat Jul 23rd, 2016 4:25 am
[size=120:26iy6p4k]Froome moves closer to third Tour de France title[/size:26iy6p4k] MEGEVE, France — Britain’s Chris Froome edged nearer retaining his Tour de France title when he won the 18th stage, a 17-kilometer mountain time trial, to extend his overall lead to almost four minutes on Thursday. The Team Sky rider, aiming to become the first to retain the title sinc... ... nce-title/
Posted by: MBR on Sat Jul 23rd, 2016 4:40 am
[size=120:25u1tdug]Froome extends Tour de France lead despite crashing[/size:25u1tdug] British rider Chris Froome extended his overall lead of the Tour de France despite the defending champion crashing during the 19th stage on Friday. Froome’s hopes of claiming a third title was threatened when he hit the ground just eight miles from the finish of the 91-mile ride that featured... ... -crashing/
Posted by: MBR on Mon Jul 25th, 2016 3:29 am
[size=120:x86vm3eu]Briton Froome wins 3rd Tour de France title[/size:x86vm3eu] Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title Sunday after a rocky three-week ride... ... nce-title/