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Tour de France 2014 Stage 15 highlights: Kristoff catches Bauer in thrilling chase

Alexander Kristoff took the win on stage 15 of the Tour de France as the sprinters caught breakaway pair Martin Elmiger and Jack Bauer on the line.

Bauer had disappeared into the lead from the very beginning of the 222 kilometre stage between Tallard and Nimes but lost out cruelly in the closing stages as the chasing pack eventually put in a huge push.

Garmin-Sharp domestique Jack Bauer missed out on a famous victory.

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Tour de France 2014 Stage 8 highlights: Kadri breaks French duck in terrible weather

There was a home winner on the eighth stage of the Tour de France while Vincenzo Nibali remains in the yellow jersey after a thrilling battle with Alberto Contador.

Blel Kadri dragged himself over the line, rain soaked, after a 161km ride from Tomblaine to Gerardmer La Mauselaine, his victory itself a story as he went solo after being part of a breakaway that had featured gutsy Brit Simon Yates.

Blel Kadri strikes a pose.

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