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Schleck hopes to seize opportunities in Tour's Colmar stage

Luxembourg's champion, Andy Schleck (Saxo Bank)

Luxembourg's champion, Andy Schleck (Saxo Bank) (Image credit: sirott)

Andy Schleck and his Saxo Bank team face the first mountain stage in five days of the Tour de France today. At eighth overall, Schleck could take time from his rivals over the day's final climb of Col du Firstplan.

Leipheimer was fourth overall and one of the key helpers for Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong, who sit second and third overall. The team still has Andreas Klöden, now moving into fifth overall.

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