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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, March 13, 2016, Alberto Contador of Spain, left, crosses the finish line of the Paris-Nice cycling rac…

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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, July 26, 2015, Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and Peter Sagan of …

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FILE- In this file photo dated Saturday, July 18, 2015, Tejay van Garderen of the U.S. climbs during the fourteenth stage of the Tour de Franc…

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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, April 30, 2016, the overall leader Nairo Quintana from Colombia of team Movistar, in yellow jersey, …

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  • By ANDREW DAMPF

A look at the top contenders for overall victory in the 103rd Tour de France, which starts Saturday at Mont-Saint-Michel and concludes July 24th in Paris:

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German cycling union says former star rider Rudi Altig has died of cancer. He was 79.

Chris Froome came away with a little icing on his Tour de France victory cake in Saturday's 20th stage: The Briton will take home the best-cli…

  • Patrick Finley Arizona Daily Star

Kathryn Bertine spends the hottest days of Tucson back east, cycling through trails shaded by the tall trees of upstate New York. Her cell pho…

  • LAURENT CIPRIANI / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chris Froome toasts his win with his team director. In Nairobi, Kenya, where he grew up, his old cycling club celebrated.

  • John Leicester The Associated Press

PARIS - I won't let you down like Lance Armstrong. This Tour de France champion is for real.

  • CHRISTOPHE ENA / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chris Froome, speeding downhill in Saturday's stage, will wear yellow for the 13th straight day as the Tour finishes in Paris today. At 28, he…

  • John Leicester The Associated Press

ANNECY-SEMNOZ, France - Chris Froome has two hands firmly on the Tour de France trophy. All that remains is for the British rider to raise it …

  • LAURENT CIPRIANI / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The pack climbs toward Glandon pass during Stage 19. Cyclists rode uphill 14,498 feet Friday and downhill 13,907 feet.

  • John Leicester The Associated Press

LE GRAND-BORNAND, France - Half the height of Mount Everest, climbed on a bike, in a single day. Even by Tour de France standards, Stage 19 wa…

  • John Leicester The Associated Press

CHORGES, France - Even when he expects to lose, Tour de France champion-in-the-making Chris Froome cannot help but win. He's that strong, and …

  • LAURENT CIPRIANI / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chris Froome leads Alberto Contador down a foothills pass in the final kilometers of Tuesday's stage. Earlier, the roles were reversed, and Co…

  • John Leicester The Associated Press

GAP, France - Hurtling too fast for comfort down a twisty, turning foothill of the Alps, Tour de France leader Chris Froome faced a high-speed…

  • CHRISTOPHE ENA / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chris Froome's dominance in yellow has brought more doping questions, "and that's not cool," he said.

  • Jerome Pugmire The Associated Press

ENTRECHAUX, France - There appears to be little to stop Chris Froome from reaching the Champs-Elysees on Sunday in the yellow jersey and becom…

  • LAURENT CIPRIANI / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Italy's Matteo Trentin, center, part of an 18-rider breakaway, won Saturday's stage. At right is Britain's David Millar, who said today's stag…