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Vinokourov claims time trial 13th stage of Tour

Updated: July 21, 2007, 9:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ALBI, France -- At the Tour de France, timing is everything.

Michael Rasmussen of Denmark, dogged by new doping accusations, turned in the time trial of his life Saturday to keep the race leader's yellow jersey heading into three mountain stages, his specialty.

He needed the all-out effort after Alexandre Vinokourov powered to the day's best ride, showing that he's feeling much better after crashing and injuring his knees a week ago.

The Kazakh rider, baring ...

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