Chris Froome: 'Time for R & R' after double fracture

Cyclist Chris Froome has tweeted that it is "time for some R & R" after an MRI scan revealed he had fractured both his left wrist and his right hand.

Last year's Tour de France winner sustained the injury when he fell during this year's race.

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MRIs done, confirmed fractures to the left wrist & right hand. Time for some R&R...

He decided to withdraw from this year's Tour after falling on three separate occasions.

Watch: Chris Froome crashes out of the Tour de France

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Chris Froome: 'Time for R & R' after scan reveals two fractures

Cyclist Chris Froome has tweeted that it is "time for some R & R" after an MRI scan revealed he had fractured both his left wrist and his right hand.