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Tour de France 2021: stage eight takes race into the Alps – live!

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130km to go: Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Victorious) attacks on the front. This has all the hallmarks of a race for the intermediate sprint point, after which, a break will be allowed to go. Racing at this pace they will be at the sprint point in double-quick time. There are two more uncategorised climbs before a flat-out ride down to Frangy and the sprint point.

133km to go: The Thomas group is 1’33” behind the front part of the peloton. The front group, which contains the yellow jersey Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) is completely strung out as the fight to form the breakaway continues. This is a super, super stressful start to the stage for all the riders.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3xawI6d
via Google News

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