Chris Froome misses out on Tour de France selection

39-year-old absent from Israel-Premier Tech's eight-rider roster

Chris Froome
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Chris Froome will not race the Tour de France this year after he missed out on selection by his team Israel-Premier Tech. 

The four-time champion, now 39 years old, was also absent from the race in 2023, and last competed in the 2022 edition. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.