Astana: 'Something's broken' with Vincenzo Nibali

Astana hand the Tour de France leadership over to Jakob Fuglsang after Vincenzo Nibali falls further behind race leader Chris Froome

Vincenzo Nibali looks disconsolate as he rides up the final climb of stage 10 (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Vincenzo Nibali sank to the bottom after standing on the top of the Tour de France in 2014. Last year's winner lost 4-25 minutes to Sky's Chris Froome on stage 10 and prompted his Astana team to say, "something is broken."

The Sicilian slipped behind 11 kilometres from the finish on La Pierre-Saint-Martin. His team-mates waited, but he had trouble staying with them. All the others fell behind Froome later, but Nibali's problems seemed the most obvious.

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