maillot jaune


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maillot jaune

(yellow jersey)Worn by the current leader of the Tour de France and some other major events.
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Rolling into the Paris sunset here last night, Froome revealed he intends to keep chasing the maillot jaune for another five years.
STAGE 14-RODEZ: This time, it was Aru who found the tank on empty on a steep climb to the finish, and Froome snatched back the leader's maillot jaune, vowing to wage "war" to defend it all the way.
Le Burkinabe Mathias Sorgho a remporte au sprint la course (136,4 km), en realisant un temps de 3h07:49 et s'est empare du maillot jaune de leader, devant le Francais Grzegorz Kwiatowski.
The maillot jaune is special, very special," Froome said in his victory speech by the Champs-Elysees.
The battle for the maillot jaune will begin in earnest on tomorrow in the Pyrenees, following today's first rest day and transfer to Pau.
The Briton regards Van Garderen as "the biggest rival" and reckons Quintana and Nibali, in particular, must take the initiative to try to wrestle the maillot jaune from his shoulders.
Van Garderen had hoped to become the first American to wear the maillot jaune since a notorious group - Lance Armstrong, David Zabriskie, George Hincapie and Floyd Landis have all admitted to doping - but could yet be the first from the United States to win in Paris since Greg LeMond.
The battle for the maillot jaune will begin in earnest tomorrow in the Pyrenees, following today's first rest day and transfer to Pau.
Martin's exit makes him the second leader to abandon this year's race while in the maillot jaune, after Fabian Cancellara crashed on stage three.
Froome (Team Sky) was seven seconds behind Nibali, in 39th, as the four main contenders for the maillot jaune in Paris on July 26 were separated by 18 seconds.
Froome was not in Paris for the presentation of the 3344 kilometre route and hinted he will not bid for the maillot jaune next summer.
The maillot jaune, I was thinking about before I got it.