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Cyclist Turns Into Runner After Tour de France Crash

'I just started running,' says Tour leader Chris Froome

(Newser) - Here's something you don't see everyday: the reigning Tour de France winner ditching his bike and attempting to continue the race on foot. The Guardian reports Chris Froome's bicycle was damaged in a crash on Mount Ventoux Thursday, forcing him to hoof it up the hill until... More »

Rain Gives Froome an Odd Tour de France Win

Briton's 2nd victory was called before he actually crossed finish line

(Newser) - Britain's Chris Froome has officially won his second Tour de France today, though rain guaranteed his victory long before he crossed the finish line in what the AP calls a "spectacular three-week slog of furious racing." Tour organizers earlier stopped the race clock after the first lap... More »

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