Tour de France Robbie McEwen wins stage one
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Robbie McEwen (Predictor-Lotto) gave the crowds of Canterbury one of his trademark victories today as he came from nowhere to grab the first stage of this year's Tour de France.

McEwen crashed en route and his team brought him back up to the peloton in time for him to take a stunning win. Thor Hushovd (Credit Agricole) and Tom Boonen (Quick Step) could not match McEwen's turn of speed in the final 500 metres, and the Aussie romped over the line with enough time to raise his arms in the air as he did so.

1 MCEWEN Robbie (Predictor-Lotto)

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