Evans, Australia's ground-breaking legend

July 24, 2011
By Roger Vaughan
Cadel Evans' achievements on the Tour de France are set to ensure his status as a barrier-breaking legend of Australian sport.

Barring some unprecedented calamity on the traditionally processional final stage to the Champs Elysees, Evans was poised to become the first Australian to win cycling's greatest race early on Monday AEST after producing the ride of his life in the penultimate stage time trial to claim the yellow jersey.

The 34-year-old had already achieved an all-time ...

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