• Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, Britain's Adam Yates, wearing the best young rider's white jersey, and Colombia's Nairo Quintana, right, ride in the ceremonial parade preceding the twenty-first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 113 kilometers (70.2 miles) with start in Chantilly and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    No suspense at Tour? Blame Team Sky

    PARIS (AP) — Chris Froome’s superiority at the Tour de France was under threat for only a brief moment.

  • Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, waves goodbye on the podium after the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146.5 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Megeve and finish in Morzine-Avoriaz, France, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    With a 3rd Tour title coming up, Froome turns focus to Rio

    MORZINE, France (AP) — Don’t expect Chris Froome to indulge in big celebrations on the Champs Elysees. After effectively securing a third Tour de France title on Saturday, the Kenyan-born British rider has already turned his focus to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

  • Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, Australia's Richie Porte, in red, and Netherlands' Bauke Mollema, right, break away from Colombia's Nairo Quintana, rear, during the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 184.5 kilometers (114.3 miles) with start in Bern and finish in Finhaut-Emosson, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Zakarin wins grueling Alpine stage, Froome extends Tour lead

    FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) — Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia’s national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him close in on Tour de France leader Chris Froome.