Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains. - AP

Astana team rider Nibali of Italy parades with team mates as he celebrates his overall victory after the 137.5 km final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, from Evry to Paris Champs Elysees

Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy parades with team mates as he celebrates his overall victory after the 137.5 km final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, from Evry to Paris Champs Elysees, July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT CYCLING)

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Race winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, gestures as he celebrates on the podium of the Tour de France in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Race winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, chats witi second placed Jean-Christophe Peraud of France on the podium of the Tour de France in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Jerome Prevost, Pool)

Race winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium of the Tour de France in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Jerome Prevost, Pool)

2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali pulls a wheelie during the team parade of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, centre, is congratulated by teammates as he crosses the finish line to win the 2014 Tour de France after the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 137.5 kilometers (85.4 miles) with start in Evry and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Astana team rider Nibali of Italy celebrates with supporters as he parades to celebrates his overall victory after the 137.5 km final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, from Evry to Paris Champs Elysees

Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy celebrates with supporters as he parades to celebrates his overall victory after the 137.5 km final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, from Evry to Paris Champs Elysees, July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT CYCLING)

Astana team rider Nibali of Italy parades as he celebrates his overall victory after the 137.5 km final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, from Evry to Paris Champs Elysees

Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali (L) of Italy celebrates with team manager Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan as they parade to celebrates his overall victory after the 137.5 km final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, from Evry to Paris Champs Elysees, July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT CYCLING)

Astana team manager Alexander Vinokourov and 2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali pose for photographers during the team parade of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, is congratulated by teammates as he crosses the finish line of the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 137.5 kilometers (85.4 miles) with start in Evry and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

Astana team manager Alexander Vinokourov kisses 2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali during the team parade of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)