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Stage 15 analysis: Same result, different day

Mark Cavendish tightened his grip on the green jersey competition with his fourth stage of the 2011 Tour.

Stage 11 analysis: The perfect storm

Mark Cavendish answered his biggest critic – himself – by winning his third stage of the 2011 Tour into Lavaur.

Stage 10 analysis: And it’s Ca… Blimey, it’s Greipel!

An incredible attacking finale, with the yellow and green jerseys off the front, was followed by an unpredictable sprint in Carmaux.

It’s not that easy being green

The points classification of the 2011 Tour has turned into a fascinating battle of racing styles.

Stage seven analysis: the Tour leaves Wiggins behind

Bradley Wiggins crashed out of the Tour de France, suffering a suspected broken collarbone, while Mark Cavendish was dominant in the sprint, taking his second stage in three days.

Stage five analysis: A Briton in Brittany

The Tour came alive as it traversed Brittany to the northern coast of France, with an exciting finale and exceptional sprint win for Mark Cavendish.

Stage three analysis: Brains beat brawn

How Garmin-Cervélo finally cracked HTC-Highroad’s leadout in Redon.

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Tour de France 2011, stage three results and stats

Stage three results

Milan-San Remo’s unique challenge

The balance of power at Milan-San Remo, the first Classic of the year, is heavily skewed towards the sprinters. But to write the outcome off as predictable is to misunderstand the nature of the route and tactics, which are unlike any other race.