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Froome has done it.
Bennett had a superb final-day finish, recovering from injuries suffered in a first-day crash.
With just 70 miles to the finish, Froome will win if he avoids a crash.
Chris Froome is set to win the 2016 Tour de France after Spaniard Jon Izaguirre won stage 20 to Morzine.
Froome hit the deck inside the final 15 kilometres as rain fell late on the 146km stage.
Froome's rival Nairo Quintana appeared to wave the white flag today.
He said he took the decision "with great sadness".
Peter Sagan won stage 16 of the Tour de France in a photo-finish ahead of Alexander Kristoff, while Chris Froome stayed safe in the yellow jersey.
Ireland's Dan Martin remains in ninth place.
Chris Froome finds himself in a dominant position after a subdued day at the Tour de France.
Security has become the key issue after two very different events in the space of a few hours.
Chris Froome strengthened his grip on the yellow jersey on a sombre day at the Tour de France.
"It's a day of mourning, for France and for the Tour de France."
Tour de France leader Chris Froome was seen running up Mont Ventoux in a desperate bid for the line.
Chris Froome extended his advantage in the yellow jersey with an opportunistic move as Peter Sagan won stage 11 of the Tour de France.
Alberto Contador lost further time on the final climb as he continues to suffer.
Marcel Kittel's first Tour de France stage win in two years came by the narrowest of margins.
Ireland's Dan Martin remains in 10th place overall and Sam Bennett is reportedly "feeling better".
World champion Peter Sagan claimed victory on stage two of the Tour de France to take the yellow jersey off the shoulders of Mark Cavendish.
McIlroy failed to take advantage of a rain-softened Baltrusol as the two-time champion missed the cut.
It is the latest accommodation setback for the Australian team.
Derry missed-out on a chance to move level on points with Cork City.
Padraig Harrington kept the Irish flag flying at the PGA Championship on Saturday as he charged onto the leader with a brilliant, bogey-free third-round at Baltusrol Golf Club writes Simon Lewis.
Now all he needs to do is sign a contract.
Ireland’s team of five Olympic Eventing horses landed in Brazil in the early hours of this morning and are settling into their ‘athletes’ village today – the new-build stables at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro Park.
Spieth had a 10-minute discussion with a rules official before taking a drop.
Clare's James McInerney is the M Donnelly All-Ireland Poc Fada champion for 2016 – becoming the first Banner County native since Davy Fitzgerald 14 years ago to win the event.