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Talansky wins stage, takes Paris-Nice yellow jersey

AFP, BRIOUDE, France

As well as Evans of Australia, Spaniard Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck of Luxemburg are also in the field, as well as last year’s Paris-Nice winner, Vincenzo Nibali and Team Sky’s Chris Froome.

Nibali of Italy and the Astana team finished fifth, 20 seconds back, with Tour de France runner-up Froome in the Sky line-up that finished seventh at 25 seconds.

Contador’s Saxo Bank team finished next, 29 seconds behind the leader, with Schleck’s RadioShack in 10th place, 36 seconds off the pace.

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