5th Tour de France title

NOIRMOUTIER-EN-L’ILE, France  | Froome starts pursuit of 5th Tour de France title

NOIRMOUTIER-EN-L’ILE, France  — Chris Froome’s pursuit of a record-tying fifth Tour de France title has begun amid big crowds under sunny skies on an island off the Atlantic coast. The full peloton of 176 riders split between 22 teams got rolling Saturday morning for the mostly flat 201-kilometer (125-mile) first stage from Noirmoutier-en-l’Ile to Fontenay-le-Comte. … Continue reading NOIRMOUTIER-EN-L’ILE, France  | Froome starts pursuit of 5th Tour de France title