Froome looks unbeatable
Entrechaux, France – There appears to be little to stop Chris Froome from reaching the Champs-Elysees on Sunday in the yellow jersey and becoming the second straight British cyclist to win the Tour de France. After another brutal attack in the mountains on Sunday, Froome leads Bauke Mollema and Alberto Contador by more than four minutes with only six stages left - four of them suited to him. There is a time trial on Wednesday, followed by three straight days of tortuous climbs in the Alps.
Still, he was unhappy that doping became a main topic of his news conference on Monday's rest day. That followed his stage win on Mont Ventoux, a mammoth climb in Provence that he tamed with two blistering attacks and where he left Contador - the 2007 and '09 Tour champion - lagging behind.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Star