'02's best young rider hot on Armstrong's trail
VILLARD DE LANS, France -- Italy's Ivan Basso finished second again to Lance Armstrong on Tuesday to maintain his status as the biggest threat to the American's hopes of winning a record sixth Tour de France.
Armstrong won with a late burst to the line, but Basso finished in the same time after shadowing the Texan during the 180.5-km 15th stage through the Alps.
With Frenchman Thomas Voeckler finishing nine minutes and 30
seconds behind the pair, Armstrong took over the race leader's
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