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‘Cav’ wins stage, Contador closes gap

LUCKY FOR SOME:’Manx Missile’ Mark Cavendish claimed the 13th stage of the Tour de France after having been beaten at the line by German Marcel Kittel the day before

AFP, SAINT-AMAND-MONTROND, France

He kept his ire for the Europcar team, who were seen at the front helping Belkin despite the fact the French outfit had nothing to race for in the stage bar attracting the interest of a new sponsor.

“Maybe they [Belkin] accelerated a bit, but they were at the front already. But what I don’t understand is the attitude of Europcar,” said Valverde, who trailed home 9:54 in arrears and dropped to 16th at 12:10.

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