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Julien Pretot

Julien Pretot

    Evans set to become first Australian to win Tour
    Evans set to become first Australian to win Tour
    Cadel Evans was set to become the first Australian to win the Tour de France after leapfrogging the Schleck brothers.
    Schleck brothers fear 'risky' final descent
    Schleck brothers fear 'risky' final descent
    Tour de France contenders Frank and Andy Schleck have described the final descent of the 17th stage to Pinerolo as "fatally dangerous".
    Boasson Hagen claims maiden Tour de France stage win
    Boasson Hagen claims maiden Tour de France stage win
    Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed his maiden Tour de France win when he powered to victory in the sixth stage on Thursday.
    Stosur untroubled on low-key Sunday start
    Stosur untroubled on low-key Sunday start
    Winds and half-empty stands gave no sense of the usual Parisian glamour as last year's French Open runner-up Samantha Stosur began with an easy win.
    Contador masks weaknesses to secure third Tour title
    Contador masks weaknesses to secure third Tour title
    A year after taking the opportunity to show his strength to win the Tour de France, Alberto Contador claimed his third title by hiding his weaknesses.
    Schleck looks for time trial inspiration
    Schleck looks for time trial inspiration
    Andy Schleck must produce the time trial ride of his career in Saturday's penultimate Tour de France stage if he is to deny Spaniard Alberto Contador.
    Contador takes control as broken chain hinders Schleck
    Contador takes control as broken chain hinders Schleck
    Alberto Contador grabbed the Tour de France's yellow jersey on Monday after a broken chain slowed down Andy Schleck.
    Contador could not drop me, says Tour leader Schleck
    Contador could not drop me, says Tour leader Schleck
    Tour de France leader Andy Schleck said his main rival, Alberto Contador, should be worried after failing to shake him off in Sunday's 14th stage.
    Armstrong's dream dashed much sooner than expected
    Armstrong's dream dashed much sooner than expected
    Lance Armstrong was looking forward to the end of the Tour de France and it came much sooner than expected.
    Waiting, mind games rule as Tour enters the Alps
    Waiting, mind games rule as Tour enters the Alps
    The usual suspects for honours are likely to be cautious when the Tour de France enters the Alps on Sunday but the mind games have already started.
    Petacchi sparkles, Cavendish struggles on Tour
    Petacchi sparkles, Cavendish struggles on Tour
    Alessandro Petacchi produced a sparkling sprint to grab his second victory of the 2010 Tour on Wednesday in the 153,5-km fourth stage to Reims.