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Thomas, Froome stay 1-2 after 14th stage

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MENDE, France (AP) Sky teammates Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome remained 1-2 in the Tour de France after the hilly 14th stage as an anticipated shakeup in the overall standings didn't come to fruition on Saturday.

Spanish rider Omar Fraile won the stage in the Massif Central by bursting from a large group of breakaway riders on the finishing climb, a short but steep three-kilometer ascent that was followed by a quick descent and flat finish on an air strip.

"When I saw that the breakaway was so big, I knew it was going to be a tough stage, but I picked my moment well and pulled it off," Fraile said. "I knew that I still had another gear. ... I have raced here before and I knew the course to perfection."

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