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Race winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, gestures as he celebrates on the podium of the Tour de France in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Nibali set to win Tour as last stage begins

2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. Left is Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner’s podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees.

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Australia’s Willoughby wins supercross

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Australia’s Sam Willoughby won the elite men’s supercross and Colombia’s Mariana Pajon took the women’s race Sunday on the final day of the BMX World Championships.

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Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour de France, becoming the first Italian to do so since 1998.

PARIS (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour de France, becoming the first Italian to do so since 1998.

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Vos wins inaugural women’s race at Tour de France

PARIS (AP) — Marianne Vos of the Netherlands has won the inaugural women’s version of the Tour de France on Sunday, a 55-mile (88.5 km) circuit on the famous cobblestones of Paris’Champs-Elysees.

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