Froome cleared of disease

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS - — AGEN­CIES

Tour de France cham­pion Chris Froome has been cleared of the par­a­sitic disease bil­harzia that has trou­bled him for four years, he told Fri­day’s In­de­pen­dent news­pa­per. The 28-yearold Bri­ton said he had been suf­fer­ing with the disease, which is caused by par­a­sites liv­ing in fresh wa­ter, such as rivers or lakes, and had been hav­ing treat­ment since 2009.

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