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Team Sky's Chris Froome is a two-time winner of the Tour de France.

Chris Froome backed by strong Sky team at Tour de France

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Chris Froome's attempt to win a third Tour de France title in four years will be backed by a powerhouse Team Sky line-up next month.

Joining the 31-year-old star on the starting line at Mont St-Michel on July 2 will be three other British riders: Welsh pair Luke Rowe and Geraint Thomas and Englishman Ian Stannard.

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Spanish duo Mikel Landa and Mikel Nieve will provide plenty of climbing support, as will Colombian Sergio Henao and Dutchman Wout Poels, with Belarusian time-trial specialist Vasil Kiriyenka picked for his all-round ability.

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