Tony Martin

2015 Tour Stage 6 reaction: Tony Martin in pain after fracturing collarbone

GC leader Tony Martin fractured his collarbone when he touched the back wheel of a Europcar rider and came off his bike in the final km of Stage 6.

The German Etixx-QuickStep rider has yet to decide if he will continue to race, but it's clear from the interview below that he is in considerable pain.

If Martin does abandon, it will be the second time the rider in yellow has quit the 2015 Tour through injury, after Fabian Cancellara hit the deck hard on Stage 3.

2015 Tour: Winners and losers after four stages

War de France: Lars Boom's face tells the story of a brutal race so far.

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After four stages of predictably unpredictable racing and four different overall leaders, Utrecht’s Grand Depart already feels a long time ago. A surprise winner in Saturday’s Prologue, three fiercely competitive road stages and (unfortunately) a couple of horrendous crashes have provided the usual captivating entertainment as this year’s Tour takes shape.

Luke McLaughlin takes a look at the winners, losers (and one invisible man) so far, with 17 long stages still to race before the 2015 Tour winner is crowned in Paris…

2015 Tour Stage 4 highlights: Tony Martin finally in yellow after breakaway finish

Tony Martin belatedly claimed the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey for the first time on Tuesday with a brilliant solo victory on Stage 4 to Cambrai.

2015 Tour Stage 3 reaction: Tony Martin philosophical after another brush with yellow

Tony Martin missed out on the yellow jersey by one second, the second day running that the German rider saw the lead snatched from his grasp, this time as Chris Froome picked up a vital six-second time bonus for finishing second to Joaquim Rodriguez.

Pre-Stage 1 interview: Tony Martin eyes first yellow of 2015 Tour

Tony Martin should have a busy start to the Tour, and there's a very good chance the German time-trial specialist will be in the yellow jersey come Stage 2.

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Video: Tony Martin still standing after another Herculean effort

"Are you mad, Tony?" asks Ned Boulting, only half-jokingly, after another semi-suicidal stint from the German machine…

Chapeau, Herr Martin. He's earned a day off, we think.

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