The Tour de France: Stage 17

Nightshift Sports: 

The Tour de France finished stage 17 today, and while Chris Froome maintained his lead,  two new competitors, Rigoberto Uran  and Romain Bardet moved into second place, Fabio Aru who was second for several stages has dropped back into third position behind Uran and Bardet.
Get all the news, updates, standings, and classifications for the 2017 Tour de France with our direct link to the Official Tour de France Website. 
And…if you haven’t received enough background already, this excellent article from Bloomberg.com will tell you precisely how hard it is to win the Tour. Also, to prepare you for the blitz of the final four days, read this fine piece on Lance Armstrong’s views of  the Tour, courtesy of the New York Times.
Tomorrow, it’s Stage 18, as the Tour heads toward the finish and history in Paris this coming Sunday.
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