Michael Rogers of Australia led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday.
Vincenzo Nibali, about 8 1/2 minutes back, reined in his top challengers and retained the yellow jersey after Stage 16.
But the contest for the podium spots below him was shaken up: Thibault Pinot of France rose to third in the standings, bumping aside compatriot Romain Bardet, while Tejay van Garderen of the U.S. lost more than 3 1/2 minutes — and fell from fifth to sixth overall. Bardet, up to fifth, was nearly 3 minutes ahead of the American.
Rogers, a three-time world champion, took a bow as he crossed the line alone...