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Fear Drove Ramunas Navardauskas To Historic Tour Victory

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN BERGERAC, France, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - Ramunas Navardauskas said the fear of being caught like Garmin teammate Jack Bauer in the final metres was what drove him to his historic first Lithuanian victory at the Tour de France on Friday. The 26-year-old broke away from the peloton on a short 1.3km climb 13km from the finish of the 208.5km 19th stage from Maubourguet to Bergerac. In driving rain, the Lithuanian held on to win by seven seconds ahead of a bunch sprint, with John Degenkolb second and Alexander Kristoff third. Afterwards he said it was painful memories of New Zealander Bauer's own near miss in Nimes last Sunday that motivated him. "In all the last kilometres when I … Read More...

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Fear Drove Ramunas Navardauskas To Historic Tour Victory

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN BERGERAC, France, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - Ramunas Navardauskas said the fear of … Read More...

Vincenzo Nibali Stamps His Authority On The Tour de France

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN HAUTACAM, France, July 24, 2014 (AFP) - Vincenzo Nibali emphasised his total … Read More...

KOM Jersey Tactics Help Rafal Majka At Tour de France

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN SAINT-LARY-SOULAN, France, July 23, 2014 (AFP) - Rafal Majka won his … Read More...

Simon Gerrans Pulls Out Of Tour de France

SAINT-LARY, France, July 23, 2014 (AFP) - Australian champion Simon Gerrans did not start the 17th stage of the … Read More...

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