Tony Martin

Tour de France Stage 9 in photos

Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) has won stage 9 of the Tour de France in the Vosges mountains after attacking from a two-man breakaway on the biggest climb of the day. Martin had been leading the race with Cannondale’s Alessandro De Marchi before setting off alone on the first category climb to Le Markstein and powering […]

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The tactic behind relinquishing yellow: Nibali willingly hands lead to Gallopin

It’s the most cherished prize in cycling but, as the old saying goes, sometimes when you love something you have to set it free. Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team weighed things up, thought things out and decided to relinquish the grip on the yellow jersey the Italian had held since he won stage two […]

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Tony Martin: “The last few minutes in particular were incredible”

The team was poleaxed when Mark Cavendish crashed out on the opening stage, hitting the deck on a day when he had set all his hopes on winning and taking the yellow jersey. The Omega Pharma-Quick Step riders have fought back superbly, though, and on Sunday Tony Martin made it the second stage victory in […]

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Tony Martin takes solo win as Tony Gallopin rides into yellow

Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) has won stage 9 of the Tour de France in the Vosges mountains after attacking from a two-man breakaway on the biggest climb of the day. Martin had been leading the race with Cannondale’s Alessandro De Marchi before setting off alone on the first category climb to Le Markstein and powering […]

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