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Chris Froome Wins Third Straight Tour de France Title

It was the fourth championship overall for the British cyclist

(Newser) - Riding a bright yellow bike to match his shiny leader's jersey, defending champion Chris Froome won his fourth and most challenging Tour de France title on Sunday, the AP reports. The 32-year-old Kenyan-born British rider finished 54 seconds ahead of Colombian Rigoberto Uran overall, the smallest margin of his... More »

Froome Toasts 3rd Tour Win With Beer, Then Bubbly

Briton wins cycling's elite race again

(Newser) - Sharing beer and Champagne with teammates, Chris Froome celebrated his third Tour de France title in four years on Sunday, reports the AP . The Kenyan-born British rider finished safely at the back of the main pack during the final stage, arm-in-arm with his teammates during the mostly ceremonial final stage... More »

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 »

UK's Froome Wins Tour de France

2nd win in two years for UK

(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... More »

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