Chris Froome wins Critérium du Dauphiné as Cummings takes long solo stage win

Steve Cummings's long solo ride gives him his third WorldTour win of the year at the Critérium du Dauphiné as Chris Froome seals to overall title

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Steve Cummings (Dimension Data) added another sensational win to his palmares with a lengthy solo attack to win stage seven of the Critérium du Dauphiné as Team Sky and Chris Froome secured another overall win.

Cummings went off the front of the breakaway with over 40km to go on the mountainous stage and powered away as the general classification battle raged behind him.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.