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Chris Froome allegedly blocked from Tour de France 2018!


According to the most recent developments, Chris Froome won’t be able to become part of this season’s Tour de France.


The news first became public after Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), said that Froome will be blocked from competing in this season’s biggest Grand Tour.


It seems the doping scandal which first hit the news in December 2017 after Froome’s urine indicated twice the allowed amount of salbutamol while at last year’s Vuelta a Espana, won’t allow him to claim his fourth Tour de France title in a row.


A week left


Only a week before the biggest grand Tour starts, ASO has decided to use their right to block a  rider from becoming part of any cycling event and whose participation could damage in any way the reputation of the said event, in this case, Tour de France’s.


Despite the fact Froome is still under investigation by the UCI, he has been allowed to pariticpate in all cycling events, claiming Giro d’Italia’s big title only a few weeks ago.


After ASO’s conclusion to block Froome from taking part at Tour de France, Team Sky decided to appeal the decision.


On Tuesday, a hearing will take place between team Sky and the governing body to decide whether Chris Froome should become part of Saturday’s event which is expected to end on July 21.


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