Team Sky’s champion never looked dominant in the 2017 race despite a lack of seasoned contenders, and at 32 he cannot go on defying the years
Focus turns to achieving rare Tour-Vuelta double
Frenchman Bardet seizes the stage with brilliant final burst
British rider, who broke his right shoulder blade, praises decision to disqualify world champion Sagan from Tour de France
Porte predicts a ‘free for all’ as Froome says race will favour ‘aggressive riders’
Great Britain's Christopher Froome arrives on the podium to celebrate his overall leader yellow jersey at the end of the 165 km sixteenth stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Le Puy-en-Velay and Romans-sur-Isere.