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Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands and Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain celebrate on the podium following the Tour de France. 

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Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands and Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain celebrate on the podium following the Tour de France. Stephane...more

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands and Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain celebrate on the podium following the Tour de France. Stephane Mantey/Pool via REUTERS
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Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain celebrates his overall victory on the podium with a Welsh flag. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain celebrates his overall victory on the podium with a Welsh flag. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain celebrates his overall victory on the podium with a Welsh flag. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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The peloton races towards the Arc de Triomphe. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton races towards the Arc de Triomphe. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton races towards the Arc de Triomphe. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, who was mistaken for a fan, is pulled off his bike by a police officer as he makes his way to the Team Sky bus from the summit finish after Stage 17 on Col du Portet, Haute Pyrenees. Albert Secall/via REUTERS

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, who was mistaken for a fan, is pulled off his bike by a police officer as he makes his way to the Team Sky bus from the summit finish after Stage 17 on Col du Portet, Haute Pyrenees. Albert Secall/via REUTERS

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, who was mistaken for a fan, is pulled off his bike by a police officer as he makes his way to the Team Sky bus from the summit finish after Stage 17 on Col du Portet, Haute Pyrenees. Albert Secall/via REUTERS
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Mitchelton-Scott riders Luke Durbridge and Mathew Hayman of Australia, Wanty-Groupe Gobert rider Guillaume Van Keirsbulck of Belgium, Direct Energie rider Thomas Boudat of France and Quick-Step Floors rider Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands in action in Stage 18. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Mitchelton-Scott riders Luke Durbridge and Mathew Hayman of Australia, Wanty-Groupe Gobert rider Guillaume Van Keirsbulck of Belgium, Direct Energie rider Thomas Boudat of France and Quick-Step Floors rider Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands in action...more

Mitchelton-Scott riders Luke Durbridge and Mathew Hayman of Australia, Wanty-Groupe Gobert rider Guillaume Van Keirsbulck of Belgium, Direct Energie rider Thomas Boudat of France and Quick-Step Floors rider Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands in action in Stage 18. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to visit the Pic du Midi in the Pyrenees mountains at La Mongie in Bagneres-de-Bigorre in Stage 18.

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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to visit the Pic du Midi in the Pyrenees mountains at La Mongie in Bagneres-de-Bigorre in Stage 18. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to visit the Pic du Midi in the Pyrenees mountains at La Mongie in Bagneres-de-Bigorre in Stage 18. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/Pool
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Groupama-FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France wins Stage 18 ahead of Cofidis rider Christophe Laporte of France. 

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Groupama-FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France wins Stage 18 ahead of Cofidis rider Christophe Laporte of France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Groupama-FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France wins Stage 18 ahead of Cofidis rider Christophe Laporte of France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The peloton in action during stage 16. 


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The peloton in action during stage 16. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action during stage 16. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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A police officer pepper sprays a protester as another protester stands in front of the race director's car during stage 16. 


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A police officer pepper sprays a protester as another protester stands in front of the race director's car during stage 16. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A police officer pepper sprays a protester as another protester stands in front of the race director's car during stage 16. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Police officers chase away sheep after a protest during stage 16. 

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Police officers chase away sheep after a protest during stage 16. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Police officers chase away sheep after a protest during stage 16. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Astana Pro Team rider Omar Fraile of Spain wins stage 14. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Astana Pro Team rider Omar Fraile of Spain wins stage 14. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Astana Pro Team rider Omar Fraile of Spain wins stage 14. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the green jersey, in action during stage 14. 



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BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the green jersey, in action during stage 14. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the green jersey, in action during stage 14. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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The breakaway in action during stage 14. 


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The breakaway in action during stage 14. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The breakaway in action during stage 14. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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The peloton in action during stage 13. 


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The peloton in action during stage 13. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton in action during stage 13. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands and Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain in action on the final climb during stage 11. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands and Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain in action on the final climb during stage 11. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands and Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain in action on the final climb during stage 11. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain wins the stage 11. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain wins the stage 11. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain wins the stage 11. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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The peloton passes Lake Annecy during stage 10. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton passes Lake Annecy during stage 10. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton passes Lake Annecy during stage 10. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain crashes during stage 9. 


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Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain crashes during stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain crashes during stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The breakaway passes a cobblestone section during stage 9. 


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The breakaway passes a cobblestone section during stage 9. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS

The breakaway passes a cobblestone section during stage 9. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS
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A woman on a horse carries the French flag on Bastille Day as the peloton passes by during stage 8. 


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A woman on a horse carries the French flag on Bastille Day as the peloton passes by during stage 8. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A woman on a horse carries the French flag on Bastille Day as the peloton passes by during stage 8. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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The peloton in action during stage 8. 


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The peloton in action during stage 8. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action during stage 8. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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LottoNL-Jumbo rider Amund Grondahl Jansen of Norway in action during stage 7.  



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LottoNL-Jumbo rider Amund Grondahl Jansen of Norway in action during stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

LottoNL-Jumbo rider Amund Grondahl Jansen of Norway in action during stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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LottoNL-Jumbo rider Dylan Groenewegen of the Netherlands wins stage 7. 

    
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LottoNL-Jumbo rider Dylan Groenewegen of the Netherlands wins stage 7. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

LottoNL-Jumbo rider Dylan Groenewegen of the Netherlands wins stage 7. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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BMC Racing Team rider Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium, wearing the overall leader's yellow�jersey, in action during stage 6.


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BMC Racing Team rider Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium, wearing the overall leader's yellow�jersey, in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

BMC Racing Team rider Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium, wearing the overall leader's yellow�jersey, in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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The peloton passes hay bales on fire during stage 6. 


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The peloton passes hay bales on fire during stage 6. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton passes hay bales on fire during stage 6. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Quick-Step Floors rider Julian Alaphilippe of France, BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia, Movistar Team rider Alejandro Valverde of Spain, Quick-Step Floors rider Philippe Gilbert of Belgium and Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli of Italy battle for stage 5. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Quick-Step Floors rider Julian Alaphilippe of France, BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia, Movistar Team rider Alejandro Valverde of Spain, Quick-Step Floors rider Philippe Gilbert of Belgium and Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli of Italy...more

Quick-Step Floors rider Julian Alaphilippe of France, BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia, Movistar Team rider Alejandro Valverde of Spain, Quick-Step Floors rider Philippe Gilbert of Belgium and Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli of Italy battle for stage 5. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Fans cheer, wearing jerseys in the colors of the different leaders' jerseys of the Tour de France during stage 5. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Fans cheer, wearing jerseys in the colors of the different leaders' jerseys of the Tour de France during stage 5. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Fans cheer, wearing jerseys in the colors of the different leaders' jerseys of the Tour de France during stage 5. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The peloton in action during Stage 4. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action during Stage 4. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action during Stage 4. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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France's Axel Domont and Poland's Tomasz Marczynski react after being caught in a massive pack fall during Stage 4. Philippe Lopez/Pool via Reuters

France's Axel Domont and Poland's Tomasz Marczynski react after being caught in a massive pack fall during Stage 4. Philippe Lopez/Pool via Reuters

France's Axel Domont and Poland's Tomasz Marczynski react after being caught in a massive pack fall during Stage 4. Philippe Lopez/Pool via Reuters
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The peloton in action during stage 4. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action during stage 4. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action during stage 4. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia wins stage 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia wins stage 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia wins stage 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Quick-Step Floors in action in stage 3. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Quick-Step Floors in action in stage 3. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Quick-Step Floors in action in stage 3. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Bahrain-Merida rider Heinrich Haussler of Australia after a crash in stage 2. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS

Bahrain-Merida rider Heinrich Haussler of Australia after a crash in stage 2. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS

Bahrain-Merida rider Heinrich Haussler of Australia after a crash in stage 2. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS
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Groupama-FDJ rider Tobias Ludvigsson of Sweden gives his wheel to teammate Arnaud Demare of France in stage 2. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS

Groupama-FDJ rider Tobias Ludvigsson of Sweden gives his wheel to teammate Arnaud Demare of France in stage 2. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS

Groupama-FDJ rider Tobias Ludvigsson of Sweden gives his wheel to teammate Arnaud Demare of France in stage 2. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS
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BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli of Italy battle for stage 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli of Italy battle for stage 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli of Italy battle for stage 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Fans watch the race in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Fans watch the race in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Fans watch the race in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Lotto Soudal rider Marcel Sieberg of Germany arrives at the teams presentation in La Roche-sur-Yon, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Lotto Soudal rider Marcel Sieberg of Germany arrives at the teams presentation in La Roche-sur-Yon, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Lotto Soudal rider Marcel Sieberg of Germany arrives at the teams presentation in La Roche-sur-Yon, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The peloton in action in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The peloton in action in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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BMC Racing Team rider Richie Porte of Australia celebrates on the podium after stage 3. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

BMC Racing Team rider Richie Porte of Australia celebrates on the podium after stage 3. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

BMC Racing Team rider Richie Porte of Australia celebrates on the podium after stage 3. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Quick-Step Floors rider Fernando Gaviria of Colombia wins stage 1. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Quick-Step Floors rider Fernando Gaviria of Colombia wins stage 1. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Quick-Step Floors rider Fernando Gaviria of Colombia wins stage 1. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Fortuneo-Samsic in action in stage 3. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Fortuneo-Samsic in action in stage 3. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Fortuneo-Samsic in action in stage 3. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Lotto Soudal rider Thomas De Gendt of Belgium congratulates Quick-Step Floors rider Fernando Gaviria of Colombia, who is wearing the overall leader's yellow�jersey in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Lotto Soudal rider Thomas De Gendt of Belgium congratulates Quick-Step Floors rider Fernando Gaviria of Colombia, who is wearing the overall leader's yellow�jersey in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Lotto Soudal rider Thomas De Gendt of Belgium congratulates Quick-Step Floors rider Fernando Gaviria of Colombia, who is wearing the overall leader's yellow�jersey in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Drapac p/b Cannondale rider Lawson Craddock of the U.S. after the finish in stage 1. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Drapac p/b Cannondale rider Lawson Craddock of the U.S. after the finish in stage 1. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Drapac p/b Cannondale rider Lawson Craddock of the U.S. after the finish in stage 1. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Direct Energie rider Sylvain Chavanel of France in action in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Direct Energie rider Sylvain Chavanel of France in action in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Direct Energie rider Sylvain Chavanel of France in action in stage 2. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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The peloton in action in stage 1. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton in action in stage 1. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton in action in stage 1. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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