Vincenzo Nibali looks to have secured his first Tour de France title today after completing the penultimate stage of the race.
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.
Defending champion Chris Froome has abandoned the 2014 Tour de France after a third crash in two days.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali launched a late attack to win stage two of the Tour de France in Sheffield today and claim the race leader's yellow jersey.
A devastated Mark Cavendish ruled himself out of the Tour de France after suffering a shoulder injury in a crash on Saturday's opening stage to Harrogate.