Tour champ’s close car call

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - SPORT -

CY­CLING REIGN­ING Tour de France cham­pion Chris Froome filed a re­port to po­lice yes­ter­day al­leg­ing that he was de­lib­er­ately “rammed” off his bi­cy­cle by a hit-and-run driver while train­ing in south­ern France.

The Bri­tish rider posted a pic­ture of his dam­aged bike on Twit­ter but said he had es­caped in­jury dur­ing the in­ci­dent near his home in Monaco.

“Just got rammed on pur­pose by an im­pa­tient driver who fol­lowed me onto the pave­ment!” tweeted the 31year-old Froome.

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