Cycling-Overall leader Martin pulls out of Tour, Froome leads

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 09, 2015 2:18 PM

LE HAVRE, France (Reuters) - Tour de France overall leader Tony Martin of Germany abandoned the race after breaking a collarbone in a crash on Thursday, his Etixx-Quick Step team said.

"He abandons," a spokesman told Reuters by telephone after the sixth stage.

Briton Chris Froome takes over as race leader.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ken Ferris)