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Two stages down, two to go in Alps for Froome on Tour

...France - Chris Froome is halfway through the Alps, the last obstacle to his second Tour...Saint-Jean-De-Maurienne on the second of four days in the Alps, the last big test before the finish in...most closely over last two days in the Alps, especially since they could work together...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-24/two-stages-down-two-go-alps-froome-tou
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Geschke wins, Froome stays safe on Stage 17 in Alps

...won a tough and dangerous Stage 17 of the Tour de France in the Alps on Wednesday with a brave solo ride, while former champion Alberto...multiple attacks to get through the first of four days in the Alps unscathed. He showed great bike-handling skills on the 16-kilometer...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/geschke-wins-froome-stays-safe-stage-
Sports
Alps last obstacle for Froome on Tour de France

...France - One mountain range completed, one more to go.Only the Alps loom as the last major obstacle between Chris Froome and a second...contenders should be able to take something of a breather before the Alps. The next four stages take the Tour on a west-to-east swing...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-17/alps-last-obstacle-froome-tour-de-fran
Sports
Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour

...the mornings. I'm not trying to do it for a specific amount of Tour titles or fame," he said after sealing his win in the Alps. "I love riding my bike. I love pushing my body to the limit. I love the freedom that cycling gives you."

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-27/chris-froome-wins-2nd-tour
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Despite lead, Froome on defensive

...de France, Chris Froome heads into the Alps - the last big hurdle between him and victory...Kenya-born Briton. But as he prepares for the Alps, the ultimate test at this Tour, a hardening...like Froome take back the spotlight in the Alps in the last week, after a rest day on...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-20/despite-lead-froome-defensive
Sports
Fan yelling "Doper!" hurls urine at Tour leader Froome

...a few guys are shouting insults."Especially when only the Alps loom as the last major obstacle between the 2013 winner and a...a comfortable cushion for the British rider to carry into the Alps in the last week.Cummings' MTN-Qhubeka team wore special...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-19/fan-yelling-doper-hurls-urine-tour-lea
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US, Iran roll the dice, get a nuclear deal

...After a last, high-level preparatory meeting in May before the final push, Kerry broke his leg while bicycling in the French Alps.Faced with serious divides - over inspections, Iranian research and development of advanced nuclear technology, the future...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/us-iran-roll-dice-get-nuclear-deal
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Sky airs Froome data as Tour nears Alpine finish

...climbs from Digne-les-Bains to an uphill finish at Pra Loup mountain resort.It's the start of four grueling days in the Alps. The climax comes Saturday with an uphill finish at Alpe d'Huez, a day before a largely ceremonial ride for the race winner...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-22/sky-airs-froome-data-tour-nears-alpine
Sports
Froome uses mountains to control Tour

...I've worked extremely hard to get here."There are still two more climbing days in the Pyrenees, followed by ascents in the Alps. With 11 stages still to go to the finish in Paris, Froome rightly pointed out that the race is far from done. But riding...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-15/froome-uses-mountains-control-tour
Sports
Froome confident heading to peaks

...Criterium du Dauphine race, as his main Tour rival."(The Pyrenees) will be the test who is fit enough to win the Tour and the Alps will (show) who has enough stamina to get to the end," van Garderen said. "With the way I was climbing at the Dauphine...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/froome-confident-heading-peaks
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