Tour champion Froome could face Dumoulin test on 2018 route

FILE – In this Friday, July 15, 2016 file photo, Britain’s Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, and Stage winner Netherlands’ Tom Dumoulin stand on the podium after the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 37.5 kilometers (23 miles) with start in Bourg-Saint-Andeol and finish in La Caverne du Pont-d’Arc, France. Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year’s Tour de France. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)


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