GERMANY'S Marcel Kittel of Argos dominated a group sprint to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France as Britain's Mark Cavendish escaped sanctions for a late crash.
IRISHMAN Dan Martin has won the ninth stage of the Tour de France after a dramatic day of racing in the Pyrenees.
RACE favourite Chris Froome secured the Tour de France yellow jersey after a stunning win on the first day in the mountains as his rivals slumped on Saturday.
CADEL Evans managed to stay out of trouble on a tricky stage six of the Tour de France on which Australian Simon Gerrans relinquished the yellow jersey.
AUSTRALIA'S Simon Gerrans of the Orica-GreenEdge team won the third stage of the Tour de France on Monday in a sprint finish.