5 things to know about Tour de France
ALBI, France -- Five things to know as the Tour de France enters its eighth stage on Saturday:
1. SLOGGING SPRINTERS -- The sprinting stars faded in Friday's Stage 7. While they've each won a stage already, Britain's Mark Cavendish and German pair Andre Greipel and Marcel Kittel were left behind over four mid-grade climbs -- and the one top sprinter who does get over the ascents easier, Slovakia's Peter Sagan, won the stage. The tally? After more than 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) ...
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