Stage 12

2015 Tour Stage 12 reaction: Froome praises Sky team-mate Geraint Thomas

Team Sky leader Chris Froome spoke to our reporter Ned Boulting after Stage 12. The man in yellow chalked up another stage without a serious attack from his GC rivals, thanks largely to sterling work from his indomitable team-mate Geraint Thomas.

2015 Tour Stage 12 highlights: Rodriguez fends off elements to take superb solo win

Rodriguez had to endure some tough weather conditions to take the win.

Credit: ITV

Joaquim Rodriguez battled the elements to ride to a wonderful solo victory on a rain-hit Stage 12 as Chris Froome endured significant attacks from his rivals to maintain a large lead in the yellow jersey.

Rodriguez, the Spanish rider who won stage three of this year's Tour, soloed to victory on the 195-kilometre route from Lannemezan to Plateau de Beille.

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Tour de France 2015: Stage 12 video preview

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Kristoff: It's a great day for me

Alexander Kristoff says his Stage 12 win was the second best in his professional career.

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Eisel: It was a fast one

Bernie Eisel says the pace of Stage 12 made it one of the hardest yet.

Porte: It's a big opportunity

Team Sky's Richie Porte is looking forward to the prospect of leading his fellow riders into the mountains.

Sagan: Second place is good

Peter Sagan says second place is his destiny, but he's not complaining.

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