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  • Froome honoured to be mentioned alongside Tour greats

    July 22, 2017 4:05 PM 2

    Marseille - Chris Froome said on Saturday it was an "honour" to be mentioned in the same breath as five-time Tour de France winners Eddy Merckx and Miguel Indurain. The 32-year-old Briton all but wrapped up a fourth title in Saturday's 22.5km time-trial in Marseille, putting himself alone in fifth on the list of most successful Tour riders of all time. When he rides

  • Chris Froome all but seals his fourth Tour de France victory

    July 22, 2017 4:05 PM 2

    Chris Froome virtually sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage on Saturday, stamping his authority on the race in a time trial in Marseille streets. Froome, the last rider to set off from the Stade Velodrome, finished third in the 22.5-kilometer stage won by Maciej Bodnar, and increased his overall lead. Colombian rider Rigoberto

  • The Latest: Froome likely to target Tour-Vuelta double

    July 22, 2017 4:05 PM 2

    Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium after the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 22.5 kilometers (14 miles) with start and finish in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Speaking to local broadcaster France

  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte praises Michy Batshuayi after Arsenal brace

    July 22, 2017 3:52 PM

    ANTONIO CONTE heaped praise on Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi following the Belgian's impressive display against Arsenal. Batshuayi netted twice against Arsenal as Chelsea ran out 3-0 winners over the Gunners in a pre-season friendly in Beijing. With all the talk of Diego Costa set to leave the Blues and Alvaro Morata putting pen to paper on a five-year

  • The Latest: Bardet trying to emulate LeMond in Tour TT

    July 22, 2017 2:15 PM 4

    In 1987, Stephen Roche took the coveted tunic from Pedro Delgado in Dijon. The Tour closest finish was in 1989, when Greg LeMond defeated Laurent Fignon by the smallest ever margin, 8 seconds, after the Frenchman cracked in the race against the clock on the Champs Elysees. In 1990, Greg LeMond also took advantage of the final time trial to beat Claudio

  • BEST OF THE TASTE: What a feast! Tour food and drink gems

    July 22, 2017 2:01 PM 2

    For three weeks, as the Tour de France riders did their thing, a team of Associated Press journalists who followed them valiantly ate and drank their way through the gastronomic offerings along the 3,540-kilometer (2,200-mile) route. From the start in Germany, through Belgium and Luxembourg, and around France they sampled the local beverages and dishes

  • The Latest: Branden Grace breaks major record with 62

    July 22, 2017 1:52 PM 3

    South Africa's Branden Grace plays a tee shot during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Saturday July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) The South African shot an 8-under-62 Saturday, the lowest score ever in a major championship. He broke the previous mark of 63 by making eight birdies against

  • The Latest: Phinney says Marseille TT good for Froome

    July 22, 2017 1:06 PM 2

    Asked by local broadcaster France Televisions about the time trial course, Taylor Phinney said it will suit Chris Froome because it is fast and features a tricky ascent: a short but steep climb to Notre-Dame de la Garde cathedral. "It's a good TT for Chris Froome. He'll be able to get on good speed on the flat. In the climb, he'll take a lot of time on people

  • Video: Moroccan Runner Breaks 400m World Record to Win Gold at World Para Athletics

    July 22, 2017 12:29 PM 2

    Rabat – Moroccan athlete Mohamed Amguoun ran the T13 400m race in 46.92 seconds at the World Para Athletics on Sunday, breaking the previous world record and winning a gold medal. The 28-year old beat the previous world record of 47.16 seconds that he made in Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro in September 2016. In the race on Friday, Namibian Johannes Nambala

  • Tour de France 2017 stage 20 LIVE: Latest time trial updates as Chris Froome closes in

    July 22, 2017 12:06 PM 2

    THE TOUR DE FRANCE is just two days away from completing its gruelling three-week journey with today's time trial in Marseille the last competitive stage where Chris Froome will be hoping to seal a fourth yellow jersey - follow all the action live right here. Froome is one of the world's best time-trialists and has a 23-second lead over AG2R La Mondiale