Chris Froome to miss Tour de France after crashing into wall

British cycling champion Chris Froome, 34, who was due to attempt a record-breaking fifth win in the Tour de France to be held in July, has been ruled out of the race after crashing into a wall at around 60 kph during a practice run in the Critérium du Dauphiné road race in central France, fracturing sevreal bones.

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Britain's four-time champion Chris Froome suffered a fractured right femur, a fractured elbow and fractured ribs in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France, reports BBC News.