Germany's André Greipel claimed stage 6 in Reims - the town where the kings of France were crowned - as his compatriot Marcel Kittel was left down by a mechanical in the last two kilometers. Vincenzo Nibali retained the lead on another rained soaked day with echelons on the roads chosen to remember World War I in the presence of the French president François Hollande.
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After yesterday's carnage, the sixth stage was also full of spills and thrills as three riders abandoned the race after crashing.
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Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2014, the 101th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,664 kilometres.
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- 1 individual time-trial stage
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Jersey wearers after the stage 6
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- 07/10Three riders out of tricky stage
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- 07/10Arnaud Demare : « It's a little...
- 07/10Thibaut Pinot : « It's not the end...
- 07/10Luis Maté: "Great to at the front of...
- 07/10Cyril Lemoine: "I'm getting tired"
- 07/10Peter Sagan: "I came fifth without...
- 07/10Vincenzo Nibali: "It was nervous all...
- 07/10André Greipel: "A good answer to the...
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Can Alessandro Petacchi win in Reims like four years ago?
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- Maybe, but Marcel Kittel looks unbeatable34.67%
- No, OPQS’ sprinter is Mark Renshaw22.26%
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