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  1. Who will win the 2017 Tour de France?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Velonews

    Chris Froome dominated the 2016 Tour de France over the last three weeks and rode into Paris on Sunday with a 4:05 winning margin over his nearest rival. Will victory be his again in 2017, and if not, who will challenge him? The Sky rider took his third title in what many critics called a boring edition of the Tour.

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  2. Yellow jersey, gold medal, red jersey - is it possible?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Velonews

    Three-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to achieve a Tour and Vuelta a Espana double in the same season, in the modern era, his Sky team said Tuesday. The 31-year-old Briton, who cruised to the 2016 Tour de France crown in Paris on Sunday, broke a bone in his foot in last year's Vuelta attempting to pull off the feat.

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  3. Photo Essay: Re-live the Tour's tough Alpine stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Velonews

    ... Finahut-Emosson climb. Photo: Iri Greco / BrakeThrough Media Ilnur Zakarin of Katusha took his first ever Tour de France stage win atop the Finhaut-Emosson. Photo: Jim Fryer / BrakeThrough Media Richie Porte saw new life in his Tour de France on the ...

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  4. Tour de France winner Froome could tackle VueltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    Three-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome could target further Grand Tour glory in 2016 in the Vuelta a Espana, Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford has said. Froome won a third Tour title on Sunday and many thought the last of his 2016 ambitions were the Olympic Games road race on August 6 and time-trial on August 10. He is a realistic contender for gold in both disciplines.

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  5. Mark Cavendish: I'll make every pedal rev count for Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    Off the back of a hugely successful Tour de France Mark Cavendish heads to the Rio Olympics with his tail up and his mind fully focused on the task at hand bringing back a gold medal. After missing out at two consecutive Games - in 2008 and 2012 - the Dimension Data rider has one realistic chance of adding an Olympic medal to his palmares before retiring.

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  6. Dumoulin back training for Olympics after Tour de France fracture -VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cycling News

    Tom Dumoulin has revealed that he is back training in preparation for the Rio Olympics just four days after crashing out of the Tour de France with a fractured radius bone in his arm. The Dutchman is considered one of the favourites for the hilly time trial course in Rio on August 10 but his participation is in doubt after his crash during stage 19 of the Tour de France last Friday.

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  7. Elite cyclists are more resilient to mental fatigueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    As British cyclist Chris Froome celebrates his third Tour de France victory, research from the University of Kent and Australian collaborators shows for the first time that elite endurance athletes have superior ability to resist mental fatigue. Professor Samuele Marcora, Director of Research in Kent's School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, co-authored a report in the journal PLOS ONE entitled Superior Inhibitory Control and Resistance to Mental Fatigue in Professional Road Cyclists.

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  8. The Nairo Quintana-Andy Schleck comparisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Podium Cafe

    I'm not writing this article to suggest that Quintana is going to crash and become chronically injured leading to a pre-30 retirement, but watching this year's Tour, he reminded me in a way of Andy Schleck. Both Quintana and Schleck won the white jersey at their first participation of the Tour de France.

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  9. Dumoulin back on bike despite broken armRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin is still hopeful of competing for road time trial gold at the Rio Olympics despite breaking his left arm near the end of the Tour de France. Dumoulin, regarded as the biggest threat to Chris Froome for the time trial on the hilly Grumari circuit on Aug. 10, posted a video on Twitter of him back on his bike.

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  10. Chris Froome: Tour de France winner to race Vuelta a Espana after Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Britain's Chris Froome intends to ride in the Vuelta a Espana 10 days after competing at the Olympic Games, says Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford. The three-time Tour de France champion will ride in the Olympic road race on 6 August and time-trial on 10 August.

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  11. What a shot! 25 amazing sports photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... won by unanimous decision. Chris Froome wears the yellow jersey as he and the rest of Team Sky celebrate his Tour de France victory on Sunday, July 24. It was the third career victory for Froome, a British rider who also won the Tour in 2013 and ...

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  12. Wiggins backs Froome for golden summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ESPN

    Sir Bradley Wiggins has backed Chris Froome to emulate his achievement and add Olympic gold to his historic Tour de France title. Wiggins became one of the stars of London 2012 when he won gold in the men's time trial, just 10 days after becoming the first Briton to triumph in the Tour, cycling's most prestigious road race.

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  13. Froome to race Vuelta a EspanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cycling News

    ... All being well, that's what we will be doing." The report also noted that Froome, who recently won his third Tour de France title , is aiming to become the third rider in history to win both the Tour and Vuelta in the same year, alongside Jacques ...

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  14. After Tour win, Froome targets Olympics, VueltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Velonews

    Three-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to achieve a Tour and Vuelta a Espana double, his Sky team said Tuesday. The 31-year-old Briton, who cruised to the 2016 Tour de France crown in Paris on Sunday, broke a bone in his foot in last year's Vuelta attempting to pull off the feat.

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  15. Froome plans on Vuelta cycling after RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Tour de France champion Chris Froome could ride Spain's Vuelta after returning from the Rio Olympic Games, according to his Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford. Froome, crowned champion for the third time in four years in Paris on Sunday after a dominant three weeks, will ride the time trial and road race next month in Brazil.

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  16. Sport24.co.za | Froome to warm-up in London for Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Britain's newly-crowned three-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome is to return to the saddle next Sunday with a final warm-up for the Olympics in Rio. The 31-year-old Kenyan-born cyclist - who eased to a remarkable third win in the world's greatest and toughest professional cycling race in Paris on Sunday - will take part in next weekend's RideLondon-Surrey Classic, the organisers announced on Monday.

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  17. Wiggins tips Froome to add gold to Tour triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Bradley Wiggins has backed Chris Froome to emulate his 2012 Tour de France and Olympic time trial double success but felt his former Sky team mate's task is more difficult as next month's Games are in Rio de Janeiro. Froome, who will join Wiggins in the Great Britain cycling team, clinched his third Tour de France on Sunday and will now be attempting an unprecedented treble as he also plans to take part in both the time trial and road race at the Rio Games.

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  18. Wiggins backs Froome to add gold to Tour triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    Bradley Wiggins has backed Chris Froome to emulate his 2012 Tour de France and Olympic time trial double success but felt his former Sky team mate's task is more difficult as next month's Games are in Rio de Janeiro. Froome, who will join Wiggins in the Great Britain cycling team, clinched his third Tour de France on Sunday and will now be attempting an unprecedented treble as he also plans to take part in both the time trial and road race at the Rio Games.

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  19. Chris Froome reflects on triple Tour de France triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    Chris Froome refused to set limits on his Tour de France ambitions on Monday as he reflected on a surreal victory and the moment he ran up Mont Ventoux and left his team-mates laughing all the way to Paris. The 31-year-old Team Sky rider won his third Tour title in three years - 2014 the only blot on the record when he crashed out - on Sunday.

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  20. Now Froome can win gold, says WigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Sir Bradley Wiggins has backed Chris Froome to match his exploits of four years ago and follow Tour de France victory with Olympic gold. Wiggins became the first person to win the Tour and Olympic gold in the same year, following his exploits in France with success in the time trial at London 2012.

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