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Tour de France: Vincenzo Nibali holds comfortable lead
Tour de France: Vincenzo Nibali holds comfortable lead

Barring a disaster for him on French roads from now until Sunday, the man who looks set to win the Tour de France says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali knows that more than most. Both of cycling's other "Grand Tours" that he has won were marred by doping cases. Last year's Giro d'Italia was tarnished by three positive tests and, in the 2010 Vuelta, Nibali's runner-up, Ezequiel Mosquera, tested positive for a masking agent that can hide blood-booster EPO, long cycling's designer drug. But on the rest day Monday before the pack heads to the Pyrenees, the serene, talented and...

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