Tour de France, Stage 15 live: Vingegaard and Pogacar prepare for another duel in the Alps


There is still no movement in the front as the offensive continues.

A large group behind but all the big favorites are in the main peloton.

Some splits after that descent but the front of the race is still a big peloton.

169 kilometers to go

Ciccone, Alaphilippe, Van Aert are all on top here.

Van Aert is still ahead.

There is no breakaway yet as the riders head to the other side of that early hike.

Sylvain Delaire stopped to change a wheel.

175 km to go

Lidl-Trek shut it down and now Wout van Aert is in the lead.

Genes have a small gap.

Now, Giulio Ciccone and Kevin Genietz keep moving forward.

A stream of riders lined up behind them.

It goes on a short climb to start the day. Matthew Jorgenson and Christie Nylands will also be in attendance.

Matthew van der Pol is the first to make a move!

No attacks yet.

179 km to go

here we are! The race is on stage 15.

1 kilometer to go until the flag drops. This is a very long neutral territory…

6 kilometers left of the no-man’s-land.

Ineos Grenadiers just reported that Dani Martinez is out of the race after crashing yesterday. They say their team doctor detected signs of a concussion.

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We have to go back! The riders take to the 11.5-kilometre no-man’s-land.

Three Category One climbs plus a Category Two and a Category Three today. There should be a big fight for the break early on.

All riders have now signed on and we are moments away from the start of the stage.

Yesterday brought Mass built up early in the peloton which saw the race neutered, while Romain Bardet and James Shaw crashed Shortly after rebooting.

There were 158 riders and seven abandoned the race on stage 14. So far, there’s no news of anyone else leaving the race overnight.

Tour de France abandonment: Complete list of riders who have left the race

About 30 minutes into the starting stage at Les Gets.

Tom Pidcock: “I Never Had Enough Energy” in Col. de la Ramaz

Brit drops 8:40, drops to 11th overall on Alpine stage 14 after dropping 51km from the finish

Television and filmed motorcycles were suspended on stage 15 of the Tour de France for being blocked by Tadezh Pogacar

The fines were also handed out after the Col de Joux Plane incident, which teammate Yates described as ‘an absolute disgrace’

You missed a shot – fending off Pogacar’s motorcycle attack in the Tour de France

The Slovenian misses out on the reward on top of a Joe plane to Vingaard

Denmark's Jumbo-Visma rider Jonas Vinggaard in the overall leader's yellow jersey ahead of Team Emirates' Slovenian rider Tadezh Pogacar in the young rider's best white jersey on the final climb on the Col de Joux Plane during the 110th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, 152km between Anmass and Morzine Les Portes du Soleil, in the French Alps, July 15, 2023 (Photo by Bernard Papon/Pool/AFP)

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The Tour de France is still stalemate despite a strong Jumbo-Visma play for Vingegaard

“We wanted to make it a tough day,” says Koss after leading the Dutch team’s peloton throughout the opening day in the Alps.

And the new GC top ten after Vingegaard got a second in Pogačar.

Tour de France 2023, Stage 14 GC FirstCycling

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Look at the result of stage 15.

2023 Tour de France, stage 14, FirstCycling result

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Yesterday we saw a titanic battle between Jonas Vinggaard and Tadeg Bogar as Carlos Rodriguez shot wide on the final touchdown to Morzine to claim the stage win and move up to third overall.

Tour de France: Carlos Rodríguez scores victory on stage 14 while Vingegaard scores second on Joux Plane

MORZINE LES PORTES DU SOLEIL FRANCE JULY 15 JULY 15 Spain's Carlos Rodriguez Cano and INEOS Grenadiers celebrate at the finish line of the stage winners during stage 14 of the 2023 110th Tour de France at 1,518km from Annemasse to Morzine les Portes du Soleil UCIWT on July 15 2023 in Morzine Les Portes du Soleil France Photo by Michael Steele Getty Images

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and stage map.

Map of stage 15 of the 2023 Tour de France

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A look at the official stage 15 profile today.

A glimpse of stage 15 of the 2023 Tour de France

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Hello, and welcome to our live coverage of Stage 15 of the 2023 Tour de France!

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