Chris Froome ponders rare Tour-Vuelta double
Chris Froome ponders rare Tour-Vuelta double

Chris Froome celebrated his second Tour de France triumph with a bacon sandwich on Monday before chewing over the appetising prospect of a rare grand tour double in Spain next month.

Chris Froome's rivals not good enough as Tour de France disappoints
Chris Froome's rivals not good enough as Tour de France disappoints

This year`s Tour de France had been advertised as an exciting battle royale between four great riders yet it panned out as an underwhelming contest as Chris Froome`s rivals failed to live up to expectations.

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford proud of '100% clean' Chris Froome
Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford proud of '100% clean' Chris Froome

Chris Froome`s Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford said on Sunday he was proud of the Tour de France winner and insisted he is riding clean.

Chris Froome wins second Tour de France, Andre Greipel claims last stage
Chris Froome wins second Tour de France, Andre Greipel claims last stage

Chris Froome won his second Tour de France title following Sunday`s 21st and final stage to Paris.

Manhunt in Paris after car smashes Tour de France barrier
Manhunt in Paris after car smashes Tour de France barrier

French police were searching Sunday for the driver of a car that smashed through a security barrier in central Paris near the finish line of cycling`s Tour de France.

Tour de France: Rain neutralises Champs Elysees
Tour de France: Rain neutralises Champs Elysees

Rain has caused Tour de France organisers to neutralise the 10 laps around the Champs Elysees on the prestigious race`s finish in Paris on Sunday.

Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier
Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier

 French police opened fire Sunday at a car which smashed through a security barrier in central Paris close to the finishing line of cycling`s Tour de France, a police source said.

Chris Froome set to ride into Paris in yellow
Chris Froome set to ride into Paris in yellow

Chris Froome will ride into Paris on Sunday wearing the Tour de France yellow jersey as only a disaster can prevent him winning a second crown.

Fatherhood will make me hungrier, says Chris Froome
Fatherhood will make me hungrier, says Chris Froome

Chris Froome is set to be crowned Tour de France champion for the second time on Sunday, but he is already planning his next success.

The 30-year-old Briton says that impending fatherhood will only make him stronger and more determined.

Ill Chris Froome `died a thousand deaths`
Ill Chris Froome `died a thousand deaths`

Chris Froome said he felt like he was "dying a thousand deaths" on the final climb to Alpe d`Huez as he all but secured a second Tour de France victory on Saturday.

Sky boss Dave Brailsford pays tribute to `resilient` Chris Froome
Sky boss Dave Brailsford pays tribute to `resilient` Chris Froome

Chris Froome`s Sky team manager Dave Brailsford paid tribute to his lead rider after the Briton virtually clinched a second Tour de France on Saturday, describing the champion-in-waiting as a credit to his country.

Chris Froome almost assures second Tour de France victory
Chris Froome almost assures second Tour de France victory

Chris Froome all but sewed up his second Tour de France victory after holding off a stirring fightback by Nairo Quintana on Alpe d`Huez on Saturday.

Chris Froome primed for Alpe d`Huez showdown
Chris Froome primed for Alpe d`Huez showdown

Tour de France leader Chris Froome admitted he feels on edge ahead of Saturday`s Alpe d`Huez showdown.

Proud Vincenzo Nibali fighting to maintain podium record
Proud Vincenzo Nibali fighting to maintain podium record

Vincenzo Nibali`s defence of the Tour de France title he won in 2014 may have failed but the Italian proved he was a proud warrior with victory on the 19th stage.

Tour de France: `Shark` attack pays dividends for Vincenzo Nibali
Tour de France: `Shark` attack pays dividends for Vincenzo Nibali

 Vincenzo Nibali reminded everyone why he is the reigning champion by claiming victory on the Alpine 19th stage of the Tour de France on Friday.

Tour de France: Vincenzo Nibali wins 19th stage, Chris Froome keeps lead
Tour de France: Vincenzo Nibali wins 19th stage, Chris Froome keeps lead

 Reigning champion Vincenzo Nibali won the 19th stage of the Tour de France on Friday as Nairo Quintana clawed back time on race leader Chris Froome.

Alps favour us, says Movistar`s Nairo Quintana
Alps favour us, says Movistar`s Nairo Quintana

Nairo Quintana may be running out of options at the Tour de France but he says the next two Alpine stages will favour him over race leader Chris Froome.

Quintana has been quietly coming to the boil at the Tour after an unremarkable first week which left him two minutes behind Froome.

Tour de France: Romain Bardet wins 18th stage, Chris Froome keeps yellow
Tour de France: Romain Bardet wins 18th stage, Chris Froome keeps yellow

Romain Bardet took his first victory at the Tour de France with a solo breakaway on Thursday`s 18th stage from Gap to Saint Jean de Maurienne.

Chris Froome `pushed to limits` by rivals` tactics
Chris Froome `pushed to limits` by rivals` tactics

Tour de France leader Chris Froome admits his rivals` tactical racing is pushing him to his "limits".

Tour de France: Froome wary of Movistar pair Quintana, Valverde
Tour de France: Froome wary of Movistar pair Quintana, Valverde

Tour de France leader Chris Froome admitted he is concerned about Movistar pair Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde, his closest challengers.

Colombian Quintana is second overall at 3min 10sec with Spaniard Valverde third at 4min 09sec.