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Majka wins short, steep Tour de France Stage 17

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PLA D’ADET, France — Poland’s Rafal Majka has won the 17th stage of the Tour de France in a late breakaway on the last of four tough climbs in the Pyrenees.

Vincenzo Nibali trailed by about a minute and gained key seconds on his main rivals as he retained the leader’s yellow jersey that he’s worn for all but two stages this year.

It was Majka’s second stage win, having also won Stage 14.

Today’s 124.5-kilometer (77-mile) trek was the…

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