Thibaut Pinot won the eighth stage of cycling’s Tour de France after taking the lead on yesterday’s final climb. Bradley Wiggins retained the race leader’s yellow jersey.
Alberto Contador showed his Tour de France defense isn’t over yet.
Christophe Riblon of the AG2R La Mondiale team won the 14th stage of cycling’s Tour de France today as Andy Schleck kept the leader’s yellow jersey.
Tour de France leader Thomas Voeckler managed to hang onto the yellow jersey, even if he couldn’t stay on the road.
Alberto Contador was kept waiting at least another day for the Tour de France yellow jersey.
Cadel Evans became the Tour de France’s oldest winner in 88 years after taking the yellow jersey on the next-to-last day in a time trial.
Omega Pharma-Lotto rider Jelle Vanendert of Belgium won the 14th stage of cycling’s Tour de France, holding off Samuel Sanchez of the Euskadi team in a mountain-top finish.
Alberto Contador kept an eight- second lead in the Tour de France after matching closest rival Andy Schleck up the final mountain ascent of the race.
Samuel Sanchez yesterday won the first mountain stage of this year’s Tour de France as three-time champion Alberto Contador lost time to Andy and Frank Schleck, two of his main rivals.
Andy Schleck took the lead of the Tour de France, replacing Thomas Voeckler, after outclimbing the Frenchman on the last mountain stage to Alpe d’Huez.