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Stage 11 analysis: Rolland’s mountain miracle

Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky kept a tight grip on the race lead in the hardest Alpine stage of the Tour
Words by Edward Pickering in Chambéry
Thursday July 12, 2012

The mighty edifice that Team Sky has constructed in the course of this Tour de France still towers over everybody in the race. But while the foundations and walls still look impregnable,

Comment: Sky must send a positive message to the fans

Sky are winning the Tour, but losing the PR battle. They need to confront the doping issue head-on, argues Richard Moore

Stage 10 analysis: no doubting Thomas

Thomas Voeckler was the popular winner in Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, outwitting breakaway companions in a tough finish.

Stage nine analysis: Wiggins turns the screw

Bradley Wiggins took his first ever stage win at the Tour de France in Besançon, and cemented his position in the yellow jersey

A tale of two climbs: Sky showed both strength and vulnerability in the Vosges and Jura mountains

Bradley Wiggins took the yellow jersey with a stunning show of team strength on the Planche des Belles Filles, but Sky were more stretched on the Col de la Croix. What does this mean for the rest of the Tour?

Comment: Wiggins, just being Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins hit out at anonymous rumour-mongerers in his post-race press conference at Porrentruy, and gained many new admirers for his stance.

Stage eight analysis: home win on foreign soil

Thibaut Pinot took the first French stage win in this year’s Tour, while the favourites started to probe at Bradley Wiggins’ lead

Comment: Sky’s plan is no secret but can they execute it?

Sky’s plan to win the Tour is no secret. Will they be allowed to control the race all the way to Paris?

Stage seven analysis: Sky come of age

Bradley Wiggins took the yellow jersey and Chris Froome the stage win in a day of spectacular dominance for the British team

Wiggins avoids the cull on fateful Friday

Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky will breathe a sigh of relief as they enter the second week of the Tour with their yellow jersey ambitions unscathed