Here's where things stand in the races for yellow, green, white, and KoM jerseys after 19 stages of this year's Tour.
The German rider misses out by just eight points after Vingegaard takes the stage win.
Jonas Vingegaard waited for Tadej Pogačar after a last-descent crash and then widened his grip on the yellow jersey.
Thursday's 18th stage features two hors catégorie climbs, including the summit finish on Hautacam, with a first category slope sandwiched in between.
Rejigged prime system and aggressive racing by breakaway riders change dynamics of best climber's competition.
Vlasov crushes mountain test and crushes Rohan Dennis' GC hopes to score his second stage-race victory of the season.
Newly crowned gold medalist Thomas Pidcock promises to race at cyclocross worlds in Arkansas, while German star languishes in Tokyo hotel following COVID diagnosis.
VN news ticker: Spanish road cycling squad cleared to start Olympic road race, Nacer Bouhanni extends with Arkéa-Samsic
Here's the news making the headlines on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Tom Dumoulin's Sunweb team accidentally leaves domestique Simon Geschke behind at the hotel before stage 12.
Simon Geschke reflects on the biggest win of his career at the Tour de France, the stage of German cycling, and his famous beard.
Giant – Alpecin's Simon Geschke implies that Nacer Bouhanni broke the rules to rejoin the peloton prior to winning stage 2 at Ruta del Sol.
Stage 17, the first day of Alpine racing, delivers drama: Van Garderen abandons; Quintana attacks, Contador crashes, and more.