Powered by

South African wins yellow jersey for 1st time

Jul 05, 2013 - The Washington Post
Board and Executive Moves

Stage 6 of the 100th Tour de France was a textbook demonstration of teamwork on Thursday in Montpellier, France.

Like playing pass the parcel, an Australian deliberately handed over the race lead to help a South African teammate and friend become the first rider from that country to wear the famed yellow jersey.

And Andre Greipel, who won the stage with a fierce finishing sprint, owed a debt of gratitude to teammates who plied him with drinks all afternoon, ferrying bottles back and ...