Tour de France diary: night boats, Froome’s gloom and Phinney’s rad vibes

08 July 2018 08:00
Our correspondent sees the Team Sky star serenaded and shouted at while his rivals have a lively chat about bananasEngland are in a penalty shootout against Colombia and I’m queuing for a night boat. Is this Tour going to develop the way 1996 did, with Gareth Southgate bereft and the yellow jersey, Bjarne Riis on that occasion, stalked by suspicion? But no, just as all seems lost, Eric Dier saves the day and Chris Froome is cleared. Football may be coming home, but Froome isn’t. Back of the net on both counts. Related: Chris Froome crashes as Fernando Gaviria wins Tour de France stage one Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian