Froome completes 100th Tour de France win

Froome completes 100th Tour de France win

PARIS, July 22 (UPI) -- Chris Froome captured the 100th Tour de France with a performance in which he excelled at time trials and mountain challenges.

Rui Costa wins Tour stage; Froome safely in front overall

LE GRAND-BORNAND, France, July 19 (UPI) -- Rui Costa Friday claimed his second stage win of the week but Chris Froome maintained his overall advantage at the 100th Tour de France.

Riblon gets Tour stage win for France

ALPE-D'HUEZ, France, July 18 (UPI) -- Christophe Riblon pulled away late in the second massive climb of Thursday's Tour de France stage and gave France its first stage victory this year.

Froome wins Tour de France time trial

CHORGES, France, July 17 (UPI) -- Overall leader Chris Froome, using a strategic change of bicycles late in the race, claimed Wednesday's individual time trial at the Tour de France.

Rui Costa wins Tour de France stage by large margin

GAP, France, July 16 (UPI) -- Rui Costa, with a charge up the final climb Tuesday, took Stage 16 of the Tour de France and Chris Froome protected his overall lead from a stiff challenge.

Froome comfortably in front at Tour de France

VAISON-LA-ROMAINE, France, July 15 (UPI) -- From a time trial to one of the toughest mountain climbs in cycling, Chris Froome has taken control of the 100th Tour de France.

Froome extends Tour de France lead after Stage 15 victory

CARPENTRAS, France, July 14 (UPI) -- Chris Froome emerged with a win in the lengthy Stage 15 of the Tour de France Sunday, strengthening his overall lead in the 100th running of the cycling event.

Trentin wins Tour de France Stage 14; Froome holds overall lead

LYON, France, July 13 (UPI) -- Matteo Trentin of Italy won the 14th stage of the Tour de France Saturday and Chris Froome of Britain maintained the overall lead with the rugged Alps looming.

Cavendish wins 25th career stage in Tour de France

SAINT-AMAND-MONTROND, France, July 12 (UPI) -- Mark Cavendish collected his 25th Tour de France stage Friday and overall leader Chris Froome saw his advantage shrink considerably.

Kittel collects another Tour stage; Froome leads overall

TOURS, France, July 11 (UPI) -- Marcel Kittel edged Mark Cavendish in the final sprint Thursday and won his third stage of this year's Tour de France, which Chris Froome continues to lead.

Tony Martin wins stage; Froome increases Tour lead

MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France, July 10 (UPI) -- Tony Martin won the individual time trial Wednesday but stage runner-up Chris Froome substantially increased his overall lead at the 100th Tour de France.

Kittel has second stage victory at Tour de France

SAINT-MALO, France, July 9 (UPI) -- Marcel Kittel on Tuesday won his second stage of the 2013 Tour de France but Chris Froome remains the overall leader.

Chris Froome takes control of Tour de France after Stage 8

AX-LES-THERMES, France, July 6 (UPI) -- Chris Froome grabbed control of the yellow jersey Saturday with an impressive win on the mountainous, 121-mile eighth stage of the 2013 Tour de France.
Froome expects strong Tour de France competition from Spain

Froome expects strong Tour de France competition from Spain

CORSICA, France, June 28 (UPI) -- British cyclist Chris Froome, the favorite to win the 100th Tour de France, said Spanish duo Alejandro Valverde and Joaquim Rodriguez will be tough to beat.
Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

The Tour de France crowned one champion in 2012 but lost its most decorated winner in seven-time champion Lance Armstrong, to doping violations.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
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Alberto Contador of Spain puts on the yellow jersey after winning the Tour de France in Paris on July 26, 2009. Contador won his second consecutive Tour de France title. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)

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