Tour de France: Photo highlights from the opening week

Nine stages and the Tour de France reaches its first rest day in Pau. It’s been a rollercoaster race so far with four men in and out of the race lead and the GC complexion of the race taking shape as Chris Froome (Team Sky) assumes the role of race leader.

The race has had it all so far with crashes, cobbles and crosswinds marking the first few stages, while several uphill finishes have split the favourites and thrown up a number of surprises.

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