Saxo Bank rider Frank Schleck won the 17th stage of the Tour de France
on Wednesday. Spain's 2007 Tour de France champion Alberto Contador
, who finished second in the stage, retained the overall leader's yellow jersey
while Frank's brother Andy was third. Contador now leads Andy Schleck
by 2 :26. Lance Armstrong
dropped out of the podium placings as he lies in fourth 3:55 behind his
Astana teammate, entering into tomorrow's time trial in Annecy.
(Photo: Roberto Bettini)