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Rasmussen wins Stage 8 of Tour de France

Updated: July 16, 2007, 7:10 AM ET
Associated Press

TIGNES, France -- No more Lance. No more Landis. And their American successors are off to a lackluster start this year, jeopardizing an eight-year winning streak by U.S. riders at the Tour de France.

Denmark's Michael Rasmussen won the eighth Tour stage Sunday to grab the overall leader's yellow jersey that was won by Tour champion Lance Armstrong from 1999-05 and Floyd Landis last year.

Sunday's 102.5-mile trek from Le Grand-Bornand to Tignes was the second of three ...

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