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Hushovd bounces back, reclaims yellow jersey

Updated: July 4, 2006, 11:35 AM ET
Associated Press

ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE, Luxembourg -- George Hincapie was Tour de France king for only a day, losing the overall lead and the yellow jersey that goes with it to an accident-prone Norwegian on a sweltering day.

But there were no regrets. After seven years of watching his former boss, Lance Armstrong, wear yellow day-in, day-out, the genial American now hungry for his own glory was thrilled to have had the chance to savor the famed shirt for himself, if only for 24 hours.

"A really ...

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