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Cycling: Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with win on Mont Ventoux

Published on Jul 14, 2013 10:38 PM

LE MONT VENTOUX, FRANCE (AFP) - Britain's Chris Froome reinforced his grip on the Tour de France yellow jersey atop Mont Ventoux after winning a dramatic 15th stage on Sunday.

Team Sky leader Froome finished just ahead of Colombian Nairo Quintana of Movistar after attacking a small group of rivals 7.2km from the summit finish of the 20.8km climb to the "Giant of Provence".