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Ewww: Fan Tosses Urine on Tour Rider

Britain's Mark Cavendish gets sprayed

(Newser) - British bicyclist Mark Cavendish suffered some seriously unsportsmanlike conduct during the 11th stage of the Tour de France today when a spectator sprayed him with urine. The most unfortunate sentence of all, courtesy of the BBC : "The liquid was thrown from a bottle with the 28-year-old Cavendish initially thinking... More »

UK's Wiggins Wins Tour de France

Becomes first Briton to win the storied race

(Newser) - Bradley Wiggins has become the first Briton to win the Tour de France by safely protecting the yellow jersey during today's final processional ride into Paris—and even helping Sky teammate Mark Cavendish earn his fourth straight sprint victory on the Champs-Elysees. Wiggins secured his win with a dominating... More »

Top Riders to Watch (Besides Lance)

(Newser) - The Tour de France got under way today, and the BBC runs down some of the cyclists to watch. It all starts with Lance Armstrong, of course, who, "for better or worse," will grab most of the attention. Others:
  • Alberto Contador: The 2007 winner is the favorite this
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