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  Sunday, 21 July, 2002, 14:10 GMT 15:10 UK
Home win for Virenque
Tour de France, 14th stage
Lodeve to Mont Ventoux, 221km

The climb to Mont Ventoux is one of the toughest in the whole tour
Race leader Lance Armstrong and best climber Laurent Jalabert appear relaxed at the start of the stage

The peloton ride through a forest
The peloton ride through a forest during the tough climb to Mont Ventoux

The pack stick close together outside Saint-Maurice-Navacelles
The pack speeds down the pass outside Saint-Maurice-Navacelles

Lance Armstrong takes a drink during the tough climb up Mont Ventoux
Armstrong stretches his overall race lead despite the booing from spectators along the route

Richard Virenque won the 14th stage but Lance Armstrong improves his overall lead
Stage winner Richard Virenque climbs up Mont Ventoux as Armstrong's battles with the gradient

Virenque takes the plaudits at the top of Mont Ventoux
Virenque victory is all the sweeter as he was suspended from last year's race after a doping scandal
All the actiion from the world's greatest bike race

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