Chris Froome defiant over Sky Tour leadership

Chris Froome, London, December 17 2012

Chris Froome insists the Tour de France remains his main goal for 2013 - and he expects to have the full backing of his Sky team-mates in the race.

Speaking to Cycling Weekly in London, this year's runner-up said the maillot jaune remains his principal target next year.

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