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Tour de France: Chris Froome begs fans not to take the p*** and respect the Yellow Jersey as he bids for FOURTH crown - The Sun;

Tour de France: Chris Froome begs fans not to take the p*** and respect the Yellow Jersey as he bids for FOURTH crown - The Sun

The SunTour de France: Chris Froome begs fans not to take the p*** and respect the Yellow Jersey as he bids for FOURTH crownThe SunCHRIS FROOME is urging Tour de France fans not to take the p*** — and respect the Yellow Jersey. The reigning champ launches his bid for a FOURTH title in Dusseldorf today with Team Sky still engulfed in a doping probe. Chris Froome at the Tour de ...and more »

Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome set for his toughest challenge ever - Express.co.uk;

Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome set for his toughest challenge ever - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukTour de France 2017: Chris Froome set for his toughest challenge everExpress.co.ukBESET by question marks over his form, a highly-unconventional Tour route and with his rivals snapping at his heels, Chris Froome faces what he calls his toughest challenge ever in the Tour de France this year. By Alasdair Fotheringham in Dusseldorf.and more »

VIDEO - Once Upon a Time: Tour de France preview - Eurosport.com;

VIDEO - Once Upon a Time: Tour de France preview - Eurosport.com

Eurosport.comVIDEO - Once Upon a Time: Tour de France previewEurosport.comWe look ahead to the Tour de France with new stories waiting to be written into history. Can anyone topple Team Sky's Chris Froome? The Tour de France is the world's biggest and most iconic cycling race. With another gruelling trip across the Alps and ...and more »

Cycling: Froome on track to set the wheels in motion - The Straits Times;

Cycling: Froome on track to set the wheels in motion - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesCycling: Froome on track to set the wheels in motionThe Straits TimesDUSSELDORF • Chris Froome is certain that he is ready to contend for a fourth Tour de France victory this month despite not managing to win the Criterium du Dauphine, traditionally his warm-up race for La Grande Boucle. The Team Sky rider won the ...and more »

Britain's Chris Froome is the man with a target on his back - ESPN.co.uk;

Britain's Chris Froome is the man with a target on his back - ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.ukBritain's Chris Froome is the man with a target on his backESPN.co.ukDUSSELDORF, Germany -- With three yellow jerseys within four years for Chris Froome, this Tour de France stuff should seem like old hat for the Brit. Yet on the eve of the 104th edition of the Super Bowl of cycling, 32-year-old Froome is expecting his ...and more »

Tour de France 2017: Wet start forecast - The Weather Channel;

Tour de France 2017: Wet start forecast - The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelTour de France 2017: Wet start forecastThe Weather ChannelThe gruelling Tour de France starts this weekend when the world's best endurance cyclists start the challenge for the title. Stages One and Two of Le Tour 2017 will take place over the weekend in Dusseldorf, in Germany, before the race moves back to ...and more »

Team Sky confirms Chris Froome contract extension to end of 2020 season - road.cc;

Team Sky confirms Chris Froome contract extension to end of 2020 season - road.cc

road.ccTeam Sky confirms Chris Froome contract extension to end of 2020 seasonroad.ccChris Froome, who in Dusseldorf tomorrow begins the defence of his Tour de France title as he seeks to win the race for the fourth time, has signed an extension to his contract with Team Sky that will keep him at the UCI WorldTour outfit until the end ...and more »

Tour de France hopeful Chris Froome commits himself to Team Sky until 2020 - Braintree and Witham Times

Tour de France hopeful Chris Froome commits himself to Team Sky until 2020Braintree and Witham TimesChris Froome has reaffirmed his commitment to Team Sky by signing a new three-year contract to stay with the team until the end of 2020. The three-time Tour winner's previous deal was due to expire at the end of next season. The 32-year-old will launch ...and more »

Three times Tour winner Froome extends Sky contract - Reuters India;

Three times Tour winner Froome extends Sky contract - Reuters India

Reuters IndiaThree times Tour winner Froome extends Sky contractReuters IndiaLONDON (Reuters) - Three times Tour de France winner Chris Froome has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Team Sky until the end of 2020, Sky said on Friday. This year's Tour starts in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Saturday. The 32-year-old ...and more »

Chris Froome's main Tour de France rivals as the three-time champion begins title defence starting in Dusseldorf - The Sun;

Chris Froome's main Tour de France rivals as the three-time champion begins title defence starting in Dusseldorf - The Sun

The SunChris Froome's main Tour de France rivals as the three-time champion begins title defence starting in DusseldorfThe SunCHRIS FROOME is set to get his Tour de France defence underway on Saturday as the three week race gets underway at the Grand Depart in Dusseldorf. Froome, 32, has just signed a new contract at Team Sky to keep him with Dave Brailsford's outfit till ...and more »

Froome signs Team Sky contract extension on eve of Tour - AOL UK;

Froome signs Team Sky contract extension on eve of Tour - AOL UK

AOL UKFroome signs Team Sky contract extension on eve of TourAOL UKOn the eve of the Tour de France, Team Sky have confirmed Chris Froome has signed a contract extension running until the end of the 2020 season. Froome - the winner of the Tour in 2013, 2015 and 2016 - had said on Wednesday he was hopeful of ...and more »

Tour de France 2017 Preview: Chris Froome is looking to join the greats this summer - Vavel;

Tour de France 2017 Preview: Chris Froome is looking to join the greats this summer - Vavel

VavelTour de France 2017 Preview: Chris Froome is looking to join the greats this summerVavelThe biggest event of the cycling calendar starts tomorrow, as Chris Froome aims to win a fourth Yellow Jersey. Michael Stokoe. Twitter. Facebook · Google Plus. Tour de France 2017 Preview: Chris Froome is looking to join the greats this summer. Froome ...and more »

Tour de France 2017: The main contenders - Irish Times;

Tour de France 2017: The main contenders - Irish Times

Irish TimesTour de France 2017: The main contendersIrish TimesHe was the dominant winner in 2013, 2015 and 2016 but, this time around, Chris Froome starts the Tour de France knowing things could be more difficult. The Briton has had a quiet year thus far this season, having just two top-three stage results to his ...and more »

Exclusive - Chris Froome interview: 'I'm not some fly-by-night flash in the pan' - Telegraph.co.uk;

Exclusive - Chris Froome interview: 'I'm not some fly-by-night flash in the pan' - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukExclusive - Chris Froome interview: 'I'm not some fly-by-night flash in the pan'Telegraph.co.ukA few weeks ago Chris Froome was pedalling along near his home in the south of France, minding his own business, when a car ran him off the road, mounting a pavement before smashing his bike into a lamp-post. The three-time Tour de France champion ...and more »

Nicolas Roche aiming to take down 'beatable' Sky at Tour de France - RTE.ie;

Nicolas Roche aiming to take down 'beatable' Sky at Tour de France - RTE.ie

RTE.ieNicolas Roche aiming to take down 'beatable' Sky at Tour de FranceRTE.ieNicolas Roche has believes that Team Sky are not heading to the Tour de France as the formidable unit of years past as the Irishman and his BMC Racing team leader Richie Porte plot the downfall of defending champion Chris Froome. Both Porte and Roche ...and more »

Chris Froome signs two-year extension with Team Sky - SkySports;

Chris Froome signs two-year extension with Team Sky - SkySports

SkySportsChris Froome signs two-year extension with Team SkySkySportsThree-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has signed a two-year extension with Team Sky. The news comes on the eve of this year's Tour de France, which begins on Saturday. Froome, 32, previously triumphed in cycling's most famous race in 2013, ...and more »

Cycling - Quintana says needs to be more daring to win Tour de France - euronews;

Cycling - Quintana says needs to be more daring to win Tour de France - euronews

euronewsCycling - Quintana says needs to be more daring to win Tour de FranceeuronewsBy Martyn Herman DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – Colombian Nairo Quintana says he will be have to be adopt a more “daring” approach if he is to win the Tour de France for the first time this year. Movistar's Quintana came in for some criticism during ...and more »

Lance Armstrong's doping was all for nothing - New York Post;

Lance Armstrong's doping was all for nothing - New York Post

New York PostLance Armstrong's doping was all for nothingNew York PostLance Armstrong ruined his career taking a banned drug that did nothing to boost his performance. The disgraced cyclist was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after he finally admitted he had cheated throughout his career. Central to his ...and more »

Contador: I don't want to rely on feats to win the Tour de France - Cyclingnews.com;

Contador: I don't want to rely on feats to win the Tour de France - Cyclingnews.com

Cyclingnews.comContador: I don't want to rely on feats to win the Tour de FranceCyclingnews.comAlberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) is known for daring moves that can blow up races in an instant. He famously won his 2012 Vuelta a Espana with a do-or-die attack to Fuente Dé, and a similar break at last year's Vuelta almost secured him a podium place ...and more »

Kiwi cyclist George Bennett's fans plan spectacle at Tour de France - New Zealand Herald

Kiwi cyclist George Bennett's fans plan spectacle at Tour de FranceNew Zealand HeraldThe devil will have some Kiwi competition on the roadside at the Tour de France this year. A few of outstanding Kiwi cyclist George Bennett's former schoolmates will be supporting him from the roadside at the tour which starts in Dusseldorf overnight ...and more »