Tour de France Stage 5 LIVE

2009 Tour de France:  Astana's Levi Leipheimer and Lance Armstrong before Stage 5.
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2009 Tour de France, Stage 4:  Astana on their way to winning the Montpellier Team Time Trial.  The win put Lance Armstrong within a fraction of a second of taking the yellow jersey from Fabian Cancellara.
photo Copyright © 2009 Fotoreporter Sirotti/

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- Thursday's Tour de France Stage 6 departs Girona, Spain at 12:45 CET (6:45am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Barcelona between 17:03 and 17:27 CET (11:03am and 11:27am U.S. Eastern).  Tour de France live coverage on Versus is scheduled to begin at 8:30am U.S. Eastern.  Live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 14:15 CET (8:15am U.S. Eastern).

Thursday's Tour de France Stage 6 Profile


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- More Tour de France Stage 5 videos to come...

2009 Tour de France videos

Stage 5 Recap (01:15) ESPN
AP report on Stage 5 (0:58) AP/Yahoo!
Stage 5 Highlights (05:53) Telegraoh
Stage 5 Highlights (01:59) Eurosport
Stage 5 crashes (02:25) SBS
Post-stage 5 with Mick Rogers (01:06) SBS
Post-race Interview with Cavendish (01:05) Eurosport
Cancellara praises team efforts (0:59) Eurosport
Timmer thrilled by stint in front (01:01) Eurosport
Waiting for la tour in Caves (04:45) Livestrong
Beautiful scenery with Phil & Paul (02:55) SBS
Stuart O'Grady, Tour of Duty (02:39) SBS
Stage five final minute (01:00) Eurosport
Preview : Map Stage 5 (0:29) Eurosport
Stage 4 Highlights (03:01) Telegraph
Stage 4 Recap (01:49) ESPN
Bonnie Ford reports on Armstrong in TTT (02:16) ESPN
Lance discusses the TTT (01:16) Fox Sports
STage 4 TTT Highlights, Part 1 of 2 (01:44) Eurosport
Stage 4 TTT Highlights, Part 2 of 2 (02:15) Eurosport
Lance discusses the TTT results (0:41) Eurosport
Stage 4 Reaction With Lance (02:26) Livestrong
Ben on Lance's TT Bike Before Stage 4 (01:48) Livestrong
Stage 4: The last minute (01:00) Eurosport
Bouygues riders ditched (01:52) Eurosport
Silence-Lotto unlucky too (02:53) Sporza
Armstrong on split; Stiller on Lance (02:29) Eurosport
Levi and Lance talk up winning (01:18) SBS
Team Time Trail returns (01:36) SBS
Lance Armstrong's legacy (02:51) SBS
Stage 3 Reaction with Lance (03:36) Livestrong
Stage 3 Highlights (03:21) Telegraph
Interview with stage 3 winner (01:51) SBS
Japanese are excited to have 2 riders in tour (02:30) Eurosport
Post stage interview with yellow jersey holder (01:23) Eurosport
Post Stage 3 interview with George Hincapie (02:09) Eurosport
Stage 3 Winner talks about his team's efforts (0:49) Eurosport
Safety first for Astana (02:00) Eurosport
Mark Cavendish green ambition (04:20) SBS
Pauriol on 'risky' stage 3 (01:29) Eurosport
Stage 2 Highlights (03:12) Telegraph
Stage 2 hails 'special' win (05:27) Eurosport
Pereiro on comeback (02:19) Eurosport
Lance and Levi on the bus pre stage 2 (02:06) Livestrong
Stage 2 Recap with Bob Roll & Craig Hummer (02:43) Yahoo!
Armstrong struggling after Giro (02:39) Eurosport
Stage 2 winner praises team-mates (0:49) Eurosport
Interview with Stage 2 winner (0:53) letour
Haussler blasts Napolitano (01:41) Eurosport
Recaps, Stage 2 (01:15) ESPN
Stage Two highlights, Part 1 of 2 (01:51) Eurosport
Stage Two highlights, Part 2 of 2 (01:08) Eurosport
Stage Two - Final minute (1:00) Eurosport
Tour de France - Stage two preview (0:59) Eurosport
Tour de France Day One (01:11) ESPN
Lance gives some thoughts post Stage 1 (02:33) Livestrong
Armstrong return 'felt good' (02:12) Eurosport
Levi Leipheimer after Stage 1 (02:15) Eurosport
Stage 1 Highlights (02:00) Eurosport
Stars on unconventional Tour opener (02:27) Eurosport
Fans await start of Stage 1 (0:50) MSN
Lance talks with Eddy Merckx before
Stage 1
Columbia 'plan to win' (01:37) Eurosport



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- Just like with Stage 3, today's Stage 5 goes inland, then back to the coast.  Wind a factor again?

Tour de France Stage 5 map courtesy A.S.O.

- Tour de France Stage 5 departs Le Cap d'Agde at 12:25 CET (6:25am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Perpignan between 17:01 and 17:26 CET (11:01am and 11:26am U.S. Eastern).  Tour de France live coverage on Versus is scheduled to begin at 8:30am U.S. Eastern.  Live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 14:15 CET (8:15am U.S. Eastern).

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- Welcome to our live coverage guide for the 2009 Tour de France.

2009 Tour de France LIVE
July 4-26
Official Website
Start List

 Stage 5 start: 12:25 CET

Finish: 17:01-17:26 CET
(5:01pm-5:26pm CET)

Le Cap d'Agde

 Perpignan weather

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