Tour de France 2015: stage 10 – live!

Paul will be here soon enough. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know about today’s stage:

A rolling run to the first major ascent of the Tour on the Col du Soudet, 1,610m above sea-level up a 15.3km climb with its toughest passages earlier on, as the gradient steadies at five kilometres to go.

The script is simple: while an early break may well be given its head to fight out the stage win, there will be a tense battle for position among the favourites’ teams as far as the foot of the climb before the mountain domestiques take over.

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