Friday July 13th, 2012

Stage 12Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne / Annonay Davézieux

Start 11h10 GMT 2+

Key moments

video13.07.2012 in 23:00Summary of the race


Summary of the race

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Stage summary13.07.2012 in 17:14'Millar Time' once again

The domination of riders from Great Britain continues at the Tour de France of 2012. David Millar may have been born in Malta, and raised as a cosmopolitan citizen of the world but he calls himself Scottish and he's registered to race as a Brit. And today he outwitted a Frenchman to win his fourth stage of the Tour since making his debut in the race with a win on the opening day in 2000. «It's great to win time trials,» he said at the finish, «but a road stage is much more...

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video13.07.2012 in 16:00Interview - Stage Winner


Interview - Stage Winner

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Sporting stakes14.07.2012 in 11:00When sprinters battle opportunists...

There are two ‘transitional' stages in the 99th Tour, days that serve to get the peloton from one mountain range to another – the Alps to the Pyrenees. The first of them, stage 12, began with two tough climbs and was perfectly suited to the opportunists – men willing to race hard to establish and early advantage over the peloton and then hold onto it until they get to contest the stage win. But the race from Saint-Paul-Trois Chateaux to Le Cap d'Agde on the third Saturday of the 2012...

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interview13.07.2012 in 18:21Consolation for AG2R-La Mondiale

Vincent Lavenu had high hopes for a stage victory by Jean-Christophe Peraud who ultimately finished second in Annonay-Davézieux behind David Millar, but the manager of the AG2R-La Mondiale team takes pride in the fact that it won a valuable consolation prize in the 12th stage of the 2012 Tour. It's a victory with the opposite effect of what has happened to Garmin-Sharp.
“We came to the Tour de France in order to place Ryder Hesjedal on the podium and win the team classification,”...

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interview13.07.2012 in 18:04Sagan: It's up to the race jury to decide

Once the first five places were decided there was another contest: the sprint for the points of sixth place. Matt Goss crossed the line ahead of Peter Sagan but was later relegated...

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interview13.07.2012 in 18:00Wiggins: There's never an easy day in the Tour

Over the col du Granier, Bradley Wiggins chased down Christophe Kern and Jérôme Coppel in a move that some considered a gesture to remind people of his strength but the leader of the Tour insists that he was «just helping the team». Here's his take on the race to Annonay.

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interview13.07.2012 in 17:46Millar: I want people to know that I am clean now

David Millar found out recently that he would once again be eligible for selection for the Olympics, and then he was named on the team for the London Games. And, in Annonay, he became the fourth rider from Team GB to win a stage of the Tour de France. He thought about that during the longest stage of this year's race...

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video13.07.2012 in 11:45Analysis of the stage


Analysis of the stage

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video13.07.2012 in 10:30The day's route


The day's route

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