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Stage 20 analysis: Brits storm Champs Elysées

Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France in a triumphal final stage which also saw a scintillating sprint victory by Mark Cavendish

Stage 19 analysis: Wiggins joins the greats

Bradley Wiggins confirmed his superiority at the Tour de France with a coruscating time trial victory in Chartres

Stage 17 analysis: the bigger picture

Bradley Wiggins successfully defended his yellow jersey in the final mountain stage of the race, while Alejandro Valverde took his biggest win since returning from a doping ban

Stage 16 analysis: Voeckler is king of the Queen Stage

Thomas Voeckler took his second stage win of the Tour in spectacular style in Luchon, while Bradley Wiggins kept a vice-like grip on the race lead

Tim Kerrison: the man behind Bradley Wiggins’ Tour

The Team Sky head of performance science explains how he has prepared Bradley Wiggins for his yellow jersey challenge

Comment: Nice jersey, shame about the competition

The climbers’ classification has been reduced almost to irrelevance. It’s time to change the way the polka dot jersey was awarded

Stage 15 analysis: Fédrigo’s confidence job

Pierrick Fédrigo outrode and outwitted five breakaway companions to win his fourth career Tour stage

Stage 12 analysis: Millar time, finally

David Millar was the strongest and cleverest rider in today’s long break, winning his first Tour stage as a Garmin rider

Comment: Sky are right to stick with Wiggins

In a race that is short on suspense, the Wiggins-Froome drama is providing us with a classic Tour story