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Sky team supports Froome in Tour de France bid

Updated: June 20, 2013, 12:35 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Chris Froome will be supported by a well-balanced Team Sky in his bid to succeed the injured Bradley Wiggins as Tour de France champion.

He finished second in last year's Tour following tense competition with Wiggins. This year, Froome will be Team Sky's sole leader after the time-trial Olympic champion pulled out of the 100th edition of the race because of health issues. The Tour starts on June 29 in Corsica.

"I'm delighted with the balance in this team and every one of ...

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