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Thor Hushovd wins stage with late push

Updated: July 15, 2011, 7:23 PM ET
Associated Press

LOURDES, France -- The most grueling stage yet of the Tour de France looms in the Pyrenees in what promises to be the race's first major turning point.

"It's going to be one of the key days," two-time runner-up Cadel Evans said. "There'll be fireworks, don't worry."

The test comes Saturday, a day after after Norway's Thor Hushovd won the 13th stage and France's Thomas Voeckler kept the yellow jersey.

It gets serious now, with Evans ready to take on defending champion Alberto ...

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