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Chris Froome's Tour de France win puts him among greats

Cycling - Tour de France cycling race - Stage 21 from Chantilly to Paris, France

You cannot help but feel for Christian Prudhomme. In his 10 years at the head of the Tour de France the amiable Frenchman has set himself the mission of livening up the event, making it less predictable and processional, and, as far as possible, ensuring suspense is maintained to the end.



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Wagner orchestrates Darmstadt escape as sober Bayern do the business

Beer is thicker than water in Bavaria,but it has to come with the right label on the bottle. Bayern Munich’s did not. FC Ingolstadt, their hosts on Saturday, have a different beverage sponsor so the visiting neighbours from the capital down south, just 71km away, were banned from celebrating their championship win with traditional drinks on the pitch.