Chris Froome: As Long As A Team Sky Rider Wins The Tour De France, I'M Happy

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas are currently first and second overall.

Another Tour de France rest day, another Team Sky storm. Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome took their seats in the cramped driveway of a Hotel Campanile in Carcassonne to find that the newsworthiness of their unspoken duel for overall victory had been overtaken by events. Gianni Moscon's expulsion from the Tour on Sunday for striking Elie Gesbert (Fortuneo-Samsic) was the latest addition to the Italian's lengthy rap sheet of distasteful behaviour and yet another public relations misstep for a team that has already been jeered and booed on this Tour by fans sceptical about the credibility of their performances in the wake of Froome's salbutamol case. "Obviously, I was disappointed, but there's nothing we can do. What's done is done," Thomas said when asked about Moscon's disqualification. "We'll try and focus on this last week. We've still got a strong team. We're a rider down, but I think all the ...

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