Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutFroome crashes in training, will miss Tour de FranceChris Froome will miss this year's Tour de France after a "bad crash" in trainingPost to FacebookSent!A link has been sent to your friend's email address.Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. AP\n Published 8:31 a.m. ET June 12, 2019 | Updated 9:55 a.m. ET June 12, 2019CLOSEROANNE, France (AP) \u2014 Chris Froome will miss this year's Tour de France after a "bad crash" in training.Team INEOS leader Dave Brailsford says the four-time champion sustained a suspected fractured femur in a 60 kph (40 mph) crash.Brailsford says Froome was being airlifted to a hospital.Froome was practicing on the route of the 26-kilometer (16-mile) fourth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine race in France, which would have been the British rider's first time-trial test this season.Brailsford says Froome was riding in gusty winds and seemed to lose control of his front wheel when trying to clear his nose.Froome was eighth in the Dauphine standings, 24 seconds behind leader Dylan Teuns of Belgium.___More AP sports: https:\/\/apnews.com\/tag\/apf-sports and https:\/\/twitter.com\/AP_SportsCopyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.