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Tour de France: Porte moves into second overall

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Richie Porte surrounded by his Team Sky teammates

Richie Porte surrounded by his Team Sky teammates
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Richie Porte (Team Sky)

Richie Porte (Team Sky)
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Richie Porte (Team Sky) was fourth

Richie Porte (Team Sky) was fourth
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Richie Porte (Team Sky) finished just behind the maillot jaune

Richie Porte (Team Sky) finished just behind the maillot jaune
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Richie Porte (Sky) is now his team's GC man after Froome's abandon

Richie Porte (Sky) is now his team's GC man after Froome's abandon
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Five days ago Team Sky thought they were waving goodbye to their general classification hopes as their team leader Chris Froome was forced to abandon the Tour de France. However, Richie Porte changed that on La Planche de Belles Filles.