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Italian Vincenzo Nibali in the driver's seat in Tour de France

BESANCON, France - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador...Wednesday's stage is a 187.5-kilometer (116.3-mile) route in eastern France from Besancon to Oyonnax and features four small climbs.
Rival team's actions miff Armstrong

BESANCON, France --- Lance Armstrong was unfazed...have any more air." SPECTATOR KILLED BESANCON, France --- A woman crossing the road...a 123.7-mile route from Colmar to Besancon. A few breakaway riders had just ridden...
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Britain's Bradley Wiggins seizes command after winning ninth stage

BESANCON, France - If Monday's time trial at the Tour de France was "the test...showed in the ninth stage, a 25.8-mile ride from Arc-et-Senans to Besancon. He finished 35 seconds ahead of Sky teammate Christopher Froome, the...
Armstrong in sight of sixth French crown

BESANCON, France - Lance Armstrong capped his most dominant Tour de France with another impressive win in the final time trial Saturday...
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Seven people, five spectators, injured in accidents at auto rally

BESANCON, France -- Seven people, including five spectators, were injured in two separate accidents Sunday at a local auto rally in...
Andrew Talansky's tenacity shows in Tour Stage 11 of Tour de France

...recent crashes had already ended Talansky's outside hopes of victory.He began Wednesday's 116.3-milehilly ride from Besancon to Oyonnax in eastern France in 26th place ? nearly 15 minutes behind race leader Vincenzo Nibali. The Italian retained...
Italian rider surging ahead as favorites drop out of Tour de France

...out of his left elbow.The race resumes Wednesday with a slightly hilly 187.5-kilometer (116.3-mile) route from Besancon to Oyonnax in eastern France. Stage 11 will feature four moderate climbs toward the end.The three-week race ends on the...
Armstrong's bid takes major hit

...Today's 14th stage is a 123.7-mile ride from Colmar to Besancon, featuring two small climbs. AIR RIFLE SUSPECTED IN TWO CYCLISTS...14th stage, a 123.7-mile trek through plains from Colmar to Besancon, the teams said.
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German claims 13th stage of Tour de France in photo finish

...his own teammate, Froome, who won on an uphill finish in Stage 7, and finished second to Wiggins in a time-trial into Besancon two days later."The most important thing for Sky is that those two guys remain friends until the end," said Saxo Bank...
Beware the Alps - obstacle ahead for Lance Armstrong

...clock to L'Alpe d'Huez. But Armstrong should be able to kill his challenge in a second, relatively flat time trial in Besancon in eastern France on Saturday. Basso has worked in a wind-tunnel to try to improve his time trial riding, but should not...
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