From the back pages, July 22: Froome completes remarkable journey to be crowned a winner at last

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When Chris Froome crossed the finish line in Paris tonight he ticked off the final kilometre of a remarkable journey from the mountains of Kenya to Tour de France glory on the Champs-Elysees. (The Independent)

Forget the red herring of another last-wicket stand that came within three balls of taking this second Test into a final day. It does not get much more comprehensive than this, as one-sided as Trent Bridge was thrillingly even. (Daily Mail)

Until the last Ashes series here, Australia had not lost a Test at Lord’s for three quarters of a century. It was cricket’s own international intergenerational Occupy movement. No Aussie mounted Father Time to plonk a baggy green on his head or attach a can of Foster’s to his scythe, but they might as well have. (The Times)

A month after suffering more US Open heartbreak at Merion, Phil Mickelson became our champion at ­Muirfield in typically thrilling style. The American admitted his pain in Pennsylvania when he finished runner-up for the sixth time at his own Open. (The Mirror)

A month after suffering more US Open heartbreak at Merion, Phil Mickelson became our champion at ­Muirfield in typically thrilling style. The American admitted his pain in Pennsylvania when he finished runner-up for the sixth time at his own Open. (The Sun)

Tottenham have confirmed an agreement has been reached with FC Twente to sign the Belgium winger Nacer Chadli for a reported £7m. (The Guardian)

GONZALO HIGUAIN’S move to Arsenal could be back on as Napoli’s talks for the Argentine international are reported to have collapsed. (The Express)