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Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome hopes victory is the first of many

The Brit wants to dominate the race in the years to come

Chris Froome, right, crosses the line in Paris with Sky team-mate David Lopez Garcia yesterday

Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome can be role model for clean cycling says father

The Brit has been accused of doping on the way to victory

Chris Froome, right, crosses the line in Paris with Sky team-mate David Lopez Garcia yesterday

Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome on top of the world

His victory is not just for Britain, but for the globalisation of cycling, writes Alasdair Fotheringham

Chris Froome kisses his girlfriend Michelle Cound at the finish line

Tour de France 2013: ‘I’d give anything to see my mother with me here today’ says Chris Froome

Tour de France winner has one last unfulfilled wish to share his victory with his late mother Jane

On the road to Paris: Tour leader Chris Froome finishing yesterday’s stage

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They hope their Olympic successes can help them to catch up with the men’s sport

Chris Froome hit the ground running

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Shove off: Froome (yellow jersey) gives a spectator short shrift as he comes in behind stage winner Quintana

Tour de France 2013: Victory secured and mission accomplished for Chris Froome as Nairo Quintana takes the stage

Team Sky rider can cruise into Paris and win the 100th running of the historic race

The yellow jersey of Chris Froome heads the peloton in the Alpine rain

Tour de France 2013: Focused Chris Froome rides out Alpine thunderstorm

Leader battles against complacency with Paris in sight as Quintana closes on podium finish

Chris Froome in his baseball cap

Tour de France 2013: A cycling scandal to cap them all - why are the world's best riders refusing to wear the classic headgear?

Why do most of the world’s best riders refuse to wear classic cycle caps? Simon Usborne on a debate splitting the peloton

Chris Froome on stage 18 of the Tour

Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome survives late energy crisis to increase lead

The Brit remains in the yellow jersey with Paris on the horizon

Froome’s fighting spirit is earning him huge respect among fans still hooked on the Tour

Tour de France 2013: Why is it we love Sir Bradley Wiggins yet find current British Tour de France leader Chris Froome hard to warm to?

Wiggo was like watching paint dry but Froome is riding with pure panache and instinct

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