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Vincenzo Nibali wins second stage to claim Tour de France lead
Vincenzo Nibali wins second stage to claim Tour de France lead

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali outfoxed other Tour de France title contenders to win a hilly second stage through Yorkshire countryside on Sunday to claim the overall race leader's yellow jersey. The Astana team leader pointed a finger skyward as he burst out of a breakaway bunch at the end of the 125-mile ride over nine rolling ascents and through the heath of northern England. Belgium's Greg van Avermaet was second and Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland was third, each two seconds behind. Over the last six kilometers, several of the favorites to win the three-week series of races played a cat-and-mouse game, quickly exchanging leadership of the breakaway bunch. But Nibali, a 29-year-old rider who...

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