Thursday July 12th, 2012

Stage 11Albertville / La Toussuire - Les Sybelles

Start 13h20 GMT 2+

Key moments

video12.07.2012 in 23:00Summary of the race


Summary of the race

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Stage summary12.07.2012 in 18:25Rolland wins while Wiggins increases his lead

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If there was any lingering doubt about the strength of the Sky team, then wonder no more: the British outfit is the dominant force in the 99th Tour de France. The stage to La Tourssuire might have been won by a Frenchman - with Pierre Rolland pulling off another tremendous climbing coup to go alongside his triumph at Alpe d'Huez from the 2011 Tour - but Great Britain is in complete command of the general classification. Wiggins increased his advantage over last year's champion, Cadel Evans,...

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video12.07.2012 in 16:00Interview - Stage Winner


Interview - Stage Winner

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Sporting stakes13.07.2012 in 11:00Bidding farewell to the Alps

Bradley Wiggins said after stage 11 that he felt an overwhelming sense of relief that he could put the day that he believed would be the most difficult of the 2012 Tour behind him. There will be some heavy legs after an epic battle that significantly altered the overall standings and the moral of some will have taken a heavy hit after the race to La Toussuire... particularly the defending champion Cadel Evans. The Australian tried in vain to make up some of his deficit on Wiggins with an...

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interview12.07.2012 in 19:38RadioShack consolidates

Deprived of a start for Andy Schleck – the one rider who was to be its leader for the individual general classification – RadioShack-Nissan has a wealth of talent but no longer a potential title winner in the individual rankings. Still, the quality of the collective is obvious and the squad's domination of the team classification continued at La Toussuire. Remember, this is based on the times of the three best each day and, in stage 11, they were Fränk Schleck (10th), Chris Horner...

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interview12.07.2012 in 19:21Pierre Rolland: The Alps, it is my home

For the second year in a row Pierre Rolland has won a stage of the Tour in the Alps. This one, however, has a different flavour to the victory at Alpe d'Huez in 2011...

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interview12.07.2012 in 19:08Kessiakoff: Hopefully I can defend the polka-dot jersey

After one day out of the climber's jersey, Frederik Kessiakoff is back in the polka-dot top following stage 11 and he's happy enough with that...

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interview12.07.2012 in 18:59Wiggins: I was surprised Cadel attacked...

Before the 2012 Tour began, Bradley Wiggins had said that he thought stage 11 would be the hardest. At the finish, his team's position on GC was improved but he acknowledged that it indeed lived up to his expectations.

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video12.07.2012 in 11:45Analysis of the stage


Analysis of the stage

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video12.07.2012 in 10:30The day's route


The day's route

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Jersey wearers after the prologue

Classifications after the prologue


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