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Wiggins avoids chaos at Tour de France

...On Friday, Wiggins was hit on the arm and received minor burns from a flare waved by a spectator. Three years ago, Oscar Freire and Julien Dean were hit by pellets from an air rifle."We're out there, quite vulnerable at times, very close...

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Armstrong's bid takes major hit

...were injured Friday in what their teams suspect was an air rifle shooting. New Zealand's Julian Dean and Spain's Oscar Freire, a three-time former world champion, were struck while riding in northeast France during the 13th stage. It was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/18/oth_541293.shtml
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Tour de France Glance

...and third. Valverde, the Caisse d'Epargne team leader, is one second in front of Kirchen and Spanish sprint star Oscar Freire. Valverde, who was 12th Sunday, won the first stage of a race that will end in Paris on July 27 The other main contenders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/07/oth_464785.shtml
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Freire wins last flat stage of Tour de France

DAX, France - Oscar Freire of Spain won stage nine of the Tour de France by less than a wheel length Tuesday over Robbie McEwen of Australia. The win was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/12/oth_88575.shtml
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Overtime

...said before the race. Armstrong also will participate in the Paris-Camembert race Tuesday. Spanish world champion Oscar Freire won the 123-mile event in 4 hours, 38 minutes, 56 seconds. Marc Lotz of the Netherlands was second and Belgium's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/28/oth_448729.shtml
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Armstrong ready to get serious in Tour de France

...there are still crashes, still lucky not be involved." Petacchi beat Latvia's Romans Vainsteins and Spain's Oscar Freire in the third of the three-week Tour's 20 stages. Petacchi also won the first stage Sunday, which was marked by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/09/oth_380689.shtml
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Armstrong relaxes as Spaniard Freire wins Tour's second stage

...in the overall standings. He isn't expected to bid for the lead until the race reaches the mountains next week. Oscar Freire of Spain won the 112.2-mile trek, sprinting over the line just ahead of the main pack that included Armstrong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/09/oth_347565.shtml
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Leader faces uphill battle

...GLANCE STAGE 14: A 120.9-mile, mildly hilly ride from Nimes to Digne-les-Bains in hot temperatures. WINNER: Oscar Freire (above), of Spain, won a sprint finish. Leonardo Duque, of Colombia, was second and veteran German sprinter Erik...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/20/oth_466364.shtml
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Brit is winner of long stage

...Germany, retained the overall lead. Cavendish beat Oscar Freire, of Spain, and veteran sprinter Erik Zabel, of Germany...for sprinter Mark Cavendish, of Britain, ahead of Oscar Freire, of Spain, and Erik Zabel, of Germany. YELLOW JERSEY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/10/oth_465123.shtml
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Pozzato wins fifth stage of Tour de France

...of that." Pozzato won a sprint at the end of the course and finished in 4:39:01 for his second Tour stage win. Oscar Freire of Spain was second, and Daniele Bennati of Italy was third. Cancellara, the only man to wear the yellow jersey in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/13/oth_135646.shtml
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