Cycling: Nibali takes loss of Tour yellow jersey in stride

(AGI) Rome, July 13 - Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali did notlose morale after losing the Tour de France rank leader'syellow jersey to Frenchman Tony Gallopin on Sunday. "Wecouldn't have done more", a tired Nibali said after the ninthstage. "The team worked the whole day and nobody gave us ahand. We had the jersey since the second day and today wedefended it pretty well. We're calm, Gallopin took it butthere's no reason to lose our heads. Out of the men in theranks, Rolland got closest. It was a hard day, but we won't

(AGI) Rome, July 13 - Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali did notlose morale after losing the Tour de France rank leader'syellow jersey to Frenchman Tony Gallopin on Sunday. "Wecouldn't have done more", a tired Nibali said after the ninthstage. "The team worked the whole day and nobody gave us ahand. We had the jersey since the second day and today wedefended it pretty well. We're calm, Gallopin took it butthere's no reason to lose our heads. Out of the men in theranks, Rolland got closest. It was a hard day, but we won't bethe ones working tomorrow", the Astana cyclist stated. (AGI) . .