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Fabian Cancellara wins yellow jersey

Updated: June 30, 2012, 5:31 PM ET
Associated Press

LIEGE, Belgium -- Fabian Cancellara gave some joy to his troubled RadioShack Nissan team as the 99th Tour de France began on Saturday, winning his fifth opening-day prologue at cycling's premier race in the same Belgian city where he edged Lance Armstrong eight years ago.

The 31-year-old Swiss rider proved he's positively dominant in time trials over the 4-mile race against the clock in Liege. This time, Cancellara outclassed another Tour title favorite: Bradley Wiggins, aiming to become ...

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