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The Lynx is on the loose: Maté's nickname is "The Lynx of the Andalus", even has his own logo...& rat-tail haircut

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"My coach has assured me that the time trial course isn't too unsuitable for me" says Joaquim Rodriguez. Hmm...

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The new top-10 overall. Scarponi climbs into third place. Tomorrow is going to be BIG

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Is Hesjedal grimacing in pain... or smiling because he's dropped everyone?

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New Top-10 overall. As things stand Rodriguez must drop Hesjedal ahead of the time trial or he'll be overhauled

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Brave tactics by Euskaltel in the Giro today. They missed the break and they've been chasing for some time.

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The finish should be exciting but with a breakaway well away only a minor moto crash awakes people from siesta

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Gianni "dapper" Savio

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yes, here's a screengrab of race "roadbook", see the maglia rosso. That's why jersey is now red too.

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The official photo finish is as close as the TV picture on the finish line:

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Renshaw wins ahead of Goss in Turkey, fitting Australian 1-2 on Anzac Day, the Australian memorial day

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André Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) wins Stage 2 of the Tour of Turkey

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The Punta Veleno is too steep for team cars. Sylwester Szmyd is followed by a mechanic on a motorbike.

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do either of you remember this from 1997?

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Voeckler interviewed with his son... who is also sticking his tongue out the side of his mouth

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He wins solo, he washes solo. No soigneur. Oddly Belgian TV always films the post race wash and change scenes.

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The unmistakable Thomas Voeckler leads the Brabantse Pijl #bpijl

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Australia beat France by 0.001s to win the team sprint #trackworlds

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Mens' 4000m team pursuit podium ceremony. Britain wins. Do they all sing "God Save The Queen" together?

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Today's top-10 #rvv

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