Chris Froome misses dope test, but pushes for tighter controls

Team Sky's Tour de France leader Chris Froome says he takes full responsibility for missing an anti-doping test earlier this year - Froome says that he was tested four times while training on Tenerife

Chris Froome on the podium after winning the 2015 Criterium du Dauphine

(Image credit: Watson)

Sky's Chris Froome missed an anti-doping control earlier this year and said on Wednesday, with just over a week until the Tour de France starts, that he takes full responsibility.

Froome was on holiday with his wife in Italy when inspectors visited the hotel at seven o'clock. As per policy, Froome said the hotel's staff refused to telephone and disturb its clients.

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