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The Latest: Tour de France riders off on last big stage

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme smiles prior to the start of the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Bourg-de-Peage and finish in Gap, France, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

ALPE D’HUEZ, France (AP) — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):

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Shaken, not stirred, Froome locks up Tour

Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, climbs towards Alpe d'Huez during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 110.5 kilometers (68.7 miles) with start in Modane and finish in Alpe d'Huez, France, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

ALPE D’HUEZ, France (AP) — Feeling like he was “dying a thousand deaths,” Chris Froome started to think that a second Tour de France victory might be melting away like the patches of snow on surrounding Alpine peaks.

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The Latest: Tour’s 3rd day in Alps underway

Romain Bardet of France, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium of the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 138 kilometers (85.7 miles) with start in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and finish in La Toussuire, France, Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LA TOUSSUIRE, France (AP) — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):

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Vincenzo Nibali wins, Chris Froome vulnerable on Stage 19

Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides with teammates Australia's Richie Porte, front, and Britain's Geraint Thomas, behind, during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 138 kilometers (85.7 miles) with start in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and finish in La Toussuire, France, Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

LA TOUSSUIRE, France (AP) — An angry Chris Froome accused Vincenzo Nibali of “unsportsmanlike” behavior after the defending Tour de France champion accelerated away when the race leader stopped with a stuck wheel on the toughest Alpine climb on Friday.

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Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, is followed by teammate Wout Poels of the Netherlands during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 186.5 kilometers (115.9 miles) with start in Gap and finish in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France, Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

SAINT-JEAN-DE-MAURIENNE, France (AP) — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):

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