Tinkoff-Saxo reverses its fortunes at the Tour de France

Two Tour de France stage wins for Tinkoff-Saxo after leader Alberto Contador crashed out

Michael Rogers wins stage sixteen of the 2014 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Tinkoff-Saxo has continued to flex its muscles at the Tour de France despite the shock loss of leader and maillot jaune hopeful Alberto Contador.

Michael Rogers claimed a solo stage victory in Bagnères-de-Luchon today, just three days after Polish team-mate Rafal Majka took line honours at the end of stage 14 in Risoul.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.