Chris Froome remains focused in the eye of the storm at the Tour de France

Team Sky's bus is under constant police guard after attacks on the riders at the Tour de France, but Chris Froome says he is only thinking about the yellow jersey

Yellow jersey holder Chris Froome awaits the start at the Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

If Chris Froome began the Tour de France as one of four favourites for the general classification, it now feels as if he is on his own as public enemy number one.

The French police have grown in numbers around Sky's leader. Amid the usual crowd of fans and journalists, four to five armed officers have stood guard, alert for would-be troublemakers over the last three days.

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