UK's Froome Wins Tour de France
2nd win in two years for UK
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 21, 2013 3:03 PM CDT
Chris Froome of Britain celebrates on the podium of the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France.   (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

(Newser) – British cyclist Chris Froome has won the 100th Tour de France, the second consecutive title for a Briton, with Bradley Wiggins winning in 2012. Froome rode into Paris in style—in the yellow race leader's jersey he took on Stage 8 and never relinquished. In its final stage, riders raced on the Champs-Elysees as the sun cast golden hues over the peloton. Marcel Kittel of Germany won the final sprint on the famous avenue, but Froome was the overall race victor.

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right2dave
Jul 21, 2013 7:02 PM CDT
How exciting! He scores....he wins!
pg13
Jul 21, 2013 5:24 PM CDT
10 years from now we'll find out he was doping.
JackNelsonSteward
Jul 21, 2013 5:16 PM CDT
Remember now. Lance said you can't win that thing without doping. ... and you know what that means.