Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead as stage 12 descends into chaos

Race jury neutralise time losses in final kilometres of race after incident with a motorbike caused Chris Froome to run part-way up the final climb

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Chris Froome (Sky) was forced to leave his bike at the side of the road and run on stage 12 of the 2016 Tour de France on Thursday, intially losing the overall race lead before it was reinstated by the race jury.

Froome had been brought down after Richie Porte (BMC) has collided with the back of a camera motorbike that had stopped abruptly due to the large crowds of spectators on the day's final climb.

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