Team Sky rider Richie Porte of Australia rides during the 195-km (121.16 miles) 12th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Lannemezan to Plateau de Beille, in the French Pyrenees mountains, France, July 16, 2015. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Australian Richie Porte says he was punched by a spectator while helping Chris Froome to victory on Tuesday's 10th stage of the Tour de France.Froome won the mountain stage that finished in the Pyrenees at La Pierre-Saint Martin, with Porte passing Nairo Quintana to take second place in a Team Sky 1-2 .Porte said the Sky riders, and Froome in particular, are paying for negative speculation that they are doped.While Porte argued with spectators earlier this week after being abused, he says his team leader, also 30, is handling it much better.
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