British cycling star Chris Froome has been ruled out of this years Tour de France after breaking his leg in a training cash, according to reports.
Froome – a four-time winner of cyclings biggest event – was taken to hospital after crashing during a reconnaissance ride ahead of stage four of the Criterium du Dauphine.
It has now been reported that the Team Ineos rider broke his leg in the fall and will miss the Tour, which starts on July 6.
Froome, 34, was aiming to win back the title he lost last year to fellow Brit Geraint Thomas.
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