• Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

    July 26, 2014

    PERIGUEUX, France (AP) - Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France with another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage on Saturday.Nibali all but ensured he will be crowned Tour champion for the first time thanks to winning the last mountain stage on Thursday. But a desire to leave nothing to chance, even with the biggest overall lead in 14 years, saw him push himself in the individual time trial for fourth place behind winner and German speedster Tony Martin.