France's most famous sporting event is about to take off from Normandy. Defending champion Chris Froome is aiming to become the first rider in more than 20 years to retain the title.
Briton Chris Froome has become the third cyclist in history to claim victory in both the Vuelta a Espana and Tour de France in the same year. Froome finished more than two minutes ahead of Italian rival Vincenzo Nibali.
Britain's Chris Froome has sealed a fourth Tour de France title - his third in a row - after finishing third in the penultimate stage in Marseille on Saturday. Poland's Maciej Bodnar won the stage.
The Dutchman survived a punishing route to win his first-ever Tour de France stage. The yellow jersey remains with defending champion Chris Froome who made a remarkable recovery from technical issues.
Marcel Kittel has won back-to-back stages in the Tour de France, outsprinting the field on the final stretch of the 11th stage. He now has five stage wins in this year's Tour de France.
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