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Cadel Evans takes lead, poised for title

Updated: July 23, 2011, 9:14 PM ET
Associated Press

GRENOBLE, France -- Silencing his doubters once and for all, Cadel Evans will now be wearing the prized Tour de France leader's yellow jersey on the Champs-Elysees.

The two-time runner-up locked up Australia's first victory in cycling's greatest race on Saturday by overcoming Luxembourg's Andy Schleck in the final time trial.

The suspense-filled race against the clock, with just seconds separating the two racers, culminated one of the most exciting Tours in recent memory after three ...

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