Latest News Wires Sicilian 'flag-bearer of anti-doping' wins Tour de France

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France in 16 years after pre-race favorites Chris Froome and Alberto Contador crashed out.

By , Associated Press

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Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.