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Riccardo Ricco

For the second day running, the Tour is hit by controversy as Riccardo Ricco is led away by police after testing positive for EPO

Saunier Duval riders wait at the start of stage 12 before being told of the team's withdrawal

Ricco's fellow Saunier Duval riders are told at the start of stage 12 that the team has withdrawn as a result of Ricco's positive test

Tour de France riders come through a tunnel on stage 12

The fast-paced, relatively flat Stage 12 takes the riders 168.5km from Lavelanet to Narbonne

Yellow jersey wearer Cadel Evans cycles through a dangerous passage on stage 12

Australian Cadel Evans (left) wears the yellow jersey for a second day running and is happy to stay in the peloton

Mark Cavendish wins stage 12

It is Britain's Mark Cavendish who takes the headlines as his electric sprint wins him the stage

Mark Cavendish

Cavendish underlines his claim to be the world's fastest sprinter as he becomes the first Briton to win three stages on a single Tour

Cadel Evans

Evans will wear yellow for stage 13 after staying in the peloton with rival Frank Schleck



see also
Tour de France stage 11 photos
16 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage 10 photos
14 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage nine photos
13 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage six photos
10 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage five photos
09 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage four photos
08 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France stage two photos
06 Jul 08 |  Cycling
Tour de France photos
05 Jul 08 |  Cycling


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