Fabian Cancellara out of Tour
ALBERTVILLE, France -- Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara has pulled out of the Tour de France to return home to be with his wife for the birth of their second child.
The four-time world time trial champion withdrew before Thursday's 11th stage, which takes the peloton on a 148-kilometer trek in the Alps from Albertville to the ski resort La Toussuire. It features two beyond classification climbs before a final 18-kilometer punishing ascent at an average gradient of 6.1 percent.
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