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  1. Chris Froome secures third title
  2. Froome becomes first Briton to defend title and win a third yellow jersey
  3. Britain's Adam Yates finishes fourth overall
  4. Germany's Andre Greipel wins final stage on Champs-Elysees
  5. Chloe Hosking wins La Course in Paris
  6. Get involved using #bbccycling

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By Chris Osborne

All times stated are UK

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Three Tour de France titles.

A family of three.

Quite the trio.

Daddy Froome has made history - the first Briton to win three Tours and the first to successfully defend the maillot jaune.

We will be talking about him for many years to come.

Thanks for joining us through 21 stages of remarkable, unbelievable and sometimes farcical action.

Let's do it all again next year, yeah?

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford on ITV4: "I'm proud to be British. We weren't a cycling nation not so long ago and I think we are now. 

"It's been great to be involved in the Tours de France we've won. Chris is a phenomenal, talented guy.

"It's been the most complete team performance we've ever had. The setting, it's a great moment and I feel a lot of pride."

'I would love to come back'

Chris Froome on ITV4: "It could have been the first one all over again. The same sort of emotions. It hits you how big this feels.

"We can feel we're in this bubble but events in Nice can put things into perspective and makes you think long ad hard about values and what sport is all about. It's a testament to the race that things have continued as normal and the same for the French people.

"I would love to come back. Every time I ride on to the Champs-Elysees I always think I can't wait to come back."

A little over four years ago, a Briton had never won the Tour de France.

Now four of the last five Tours have been won by British riders.

The Froome family

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'We pay tribute to those who have lost their lives'


Chris Froome's podium speech:

"To my team-mates and support team. This is your yellow jersey too, I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for your sacrifice. This is one special team and I'm proud to be a part of it.

"My son, Kellan, I dedicate this victory to you.

"This Tour has obviously taken place against the backdrop of terrible events in Nice and we pay tribute to those who have lost their lives. These events put sport into perspective but it also shows the value of sport to free society.

"We all love the Tour because it is unpredictable but we love the Tour more for what stays the same - the passion from fans, the French countryside and the bond created by sport. These things will never change."

'Vive Le Tour'

An emotional Chris Froome collects a microphone and, voice breaking ever so slightly, delivers a moving speech.

He finishes with seven words in French.

"Vive Le Tour et vive la France."

Just as quickly as he walks off stage, he's summoned back up to stand atop to the podium. To his right is Romain Bardet, who finishes second, and to his left, third-placed Nairo Quintana.

Froome removes his cap to reveal crease in his forehead from where it's been digging in -he holds his hands in front of him and observes the British national anthem.

Yellow jersey

Chris Froome climbs the steps of the stage as plenty of British flags are shaken along the Champs Elysees.

With light streaking through the Arc de Triomphe behind him, he's lit up in bright yellow as he raises his hands in the air.

Chris Froome

Sagan returns...

Want some more Peter Sagan? Of course you do.

He's back up on stage to pick up the super combativity award - the jury have decided he's the guy who's given it the most oomf over the last three weeks. And it would be hard to argue with then.

White jersey

What a moment for young Adam Yates. The boy from Bury done good.

Fourth in the general classification and the highest-placed rider under the age of 26 - so he gets the white jersey.

It's a tremendous achievement and he's up on the stage waving to the crowd with the white jersey on his torso.

Adam Yates
👏👏👏 🇬🇧 @AdamYates7 wins the #WhiteJersey at the Tour de France! Superb from the 23-year-old! #TDF2016

👏👏👏 🇬🇧 @AdamYates7 wins the #WhiteJersey at the Tour de France! Superb from the 23-year-old! #TDF2016

Polka dot jersey

Rafal Majka waits to be brought on stage. He's led on by a lady in a red, polka-dotted dress and that's because he was won the king of the mountains jersey.

He pulls on the jersey, receives a bunch of flowers and holds his hands above his head.

Green jersey

First up is peter Sagan, who is handed the green jersey he lends to the Tour de France for a three weeks every year.

He was so close to nicking the stage win today as well. Such a cool guy.

Peter Sagan

Here we go with the podium then...

'No better place to win'


Stage winner on the Champs-Elysees for the second successive year Andre Greipel on ITV4: "I cannot describe it, I'm super proud. The team believed in me during the three weeks and kept trying. It cannot be a better place to win than here.

"We had a good plan. With a head wind I tried to stay calm to save energy. When we hit the front we were one guy short but i chose the wheel of Kristoff and I was really happy I could finish it off."

Esteemed company for Froome


Chris Froome posted this before the stage - but I feel you all deserve to see how blooming cute his lad is (he's the one on the right).

Just 113km left to go until I get to see this little guy... It's been a long 3 weeks 💛 #TDF2016 #YellowJersey

Just 113km left to go until I get to see this little guy... It's been a long 3 weeks 💛 #TDF2016 #YellowJersey

'There were no egos'

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Chris Froome's team Sky team-mate Geraint Thomas on ITV4: "It has been an incredible few weeks. The strength of the team was phenomenal, we had five climbers and we've all led teams but there were no egos and everything was all about Froome."

'The baby is teething, so it's a difficult day!'

Chris Froome
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Chris Froome's wife Michelle on ITV4: "I'm speechless. This edition was so much more emotional with having Kellan. He's teething at the moment so it's been a difficult day. I think what happened on Ventoux was the most emotional bit but it showed his fighting spirit. I'm just very proud of him."

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Chris Froome of Great Britain
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Theo Bowyer: Chapeau @chrisfroome ... Third #TourdeFrance victory! 

Adam Bailey: A remarkable display of superiority by Chris Froome and Team Sky! Winning the #TDF is an amazing achievement, never mind three! 

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Former GB cyclist on BBC 5 live sports extra

Andre Grepel finally shows the form that he desperately needed. If you are going to win one sprint stage on the Tour make it either the first - so you get the yellow jersey as well - or the last - so you get the glory in Paris.

Greipel goes full on Gorilla

A few yards away, Andre Greipel lives up to his nickname of the Gorilla by hoisting his bike above his head and waving it around like he's King Kong.

He's never failed to win a stage on a Grand Tour and today he keeps that record intact.

Chris Froome with is wife after the race

Chris Froome is greeted by his wife Michelle, she has in her arms their son, wearing a yellow romper suit. Froome embraces his boy. An emotional moment for the Froome family in the midst of Parisian chaos, Britons and fans from all over the world applauding his efforts.

Chris Froome wins a third Tour de France


The cycling man. The running man. The smiling man. The unbeatable man.

The three-time Tour de France-winning man.

Just incredible, man.

Froome finishes

Team Sky bring up the rear. They link arms, nine men who have achieved something very extraordinary. One man taking the pinnacle of the plaudits - he is Chris Froome and he wears yellow, sat in the middle of this chain of riders.

There it is, they cross the line. Froome has done it.

Chris Froome links arms with his Team Sky teammates

Greipel wins on Champs-Elysees

Andre Greipel celebrates

Kristoff is leading, but Greipel storms past him. Can Peter Sagan nick it? No. Greipel wins the stage!

Andre Greipel races for the line

Greipel and Kristoff... one on one

Lotto Soudal are dictating the front of the race for Andre Greipel. Marcel Kittel is sat behind Greipel. And here comes Alexander Kristoff... Sagan's still there.

1.1km to go

Andre Greipel looks in a good position with four team-mates around him. Peter Sagan, a lone ranger, is lurking with intent.

Rob Hayles

Former GB cyclist on BBC 5 live sports extra

This lead-out train has strung out the field like nothing else. It is a roasting pace.

1.9km to go

Boom. An IAM Cycling rider hits the deck and moments later there's another crash, with a couple of riders going down. The peloton is becoming fractured.

Oh! Bryan Coquard is one of the men to come undone by those incidents - he won't be winning.

3.4km to go

Chris Froome has to pump the legs to keep with the peloton - his job is not done yet. He doesn't want to lose any seconds.

4.4km to go

They loop all the way around the Arc de Triomphe for the final time. No time to dwell on the moment though, as they go back down the Champs Elysees and head for the tunnel.

5.4km to go

The incline up to the Arc de Triomphe is deceptively nasty and it offers the chance for some sneaky moves. Astana's Vincenzo Nibali does just that by splintering off to the right and a big chunk of riders goes with him.

Ding ding ding!

That's the bell. One more lap to go of this stage - 6.8km remain of the 2016 Tour de France.

Hold on to your helmets.

7.2km to go

Van Avermaet and Lutsenko, you've had your fun boys, but time to get back in the peloton.

We're gearing up for a sprint finish, on the Champs-Elysees, under sunshine that pours like wine on the French capital.

I could not be more excited.

Bardet front and centre

L'Equipe front page

No room for Chris Froome on the front page of French sportspaper of record L'Equipe today.

Instead Frenchman Romain Bardet - who will occupy second spot on the podium - makes the big picture.

Bardet's stage success on Friday helped head off the threat of a first Tour without a French day winner since 1999.

But it is 31 years since Bernard Hinault last won the whole caboodle for the host nation.