Stage 4 : Mar 12, Nevers - Belleville, 201.5 km                  
            
             1 Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Garmin Sharp                                           5.00.09
             2 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky                                                         
             3 Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team                                     0.05
             4 Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge                                                
             5 Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team                            
             6 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr                                                            
             7 Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team                                                    
             8 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team                                            
             9 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar                                                     
            10 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                                                
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 4 compared to stage 3 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +63   Stephen Cummings 
                 +63   Julien Simon 
                 +57   Przemyslaw Niemiec 
                 +57   Anthony Delaplace 
                 +56   Frank Schleck 
                 +54   Florian Guillou 
                 +53   Chris Anker Sorensen 
                 +52   Yury Trofimov 
                 +50   Alexis Vuillermoz 
                 +47   Tim Wellens 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                -121   Nacer Bouhanni 
                -117   Nikolai Trusov 
                 -96   Marko Kump 
                 -95   Alexander Kristoff 
                 -85   Lars Ytting Bak 
                 -82   Ivan Rovny 
                 -82   Kevin Ista 
                 -80   Karsten Kroon 
                 -73   Vladimir Isaychev 
                 -71   Moreno Hofland 
                 -61   Nicki Sorensen 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:25   Tom  Slagter 
               +0:21   Geraint Thomas 
               +0:14   Wilco Kelderman 
               +0:10   Zdenek Stybar 
               +0:10   Yury Trofimov 
               +0:10   Vincenzo Nibali 
               +0:10   Tim Wellens 
               +0:10   Stefan Denifl 
               +0:10   Simon Spilak 
               +0:10   Sebastien Reichenbach 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -11:55   Aleksejs Saramotins 
              -11:55   Kevin Ista 
               -9:40   Albert Timmer 
               -9:40   Bert De Backer 
               -9:40   Borut Bozic 
               -9:40   Christian Knees 
               -9:40   Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel 
               -9:40   Gabriel Rasch 
               -9:40   Geoffrey Soupe 
               -9:40   Ivan Rovny 
               -9:40   Julien Fouchard 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +57   Przemyslaw Niemiec 
                 +56   Frank Schleck 
                 +26   Wilco Kelderman 
                 +21   Rui Alberto Faria da Costa 
                 +19   Simon Spilak 
                 +13   Vincenzo Nibali 
                 +10   Lieuwe Westra 
                  +9   Maxime Monfort 
                  +8   Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez 
                  +6   Thomas Voeckler 
                  +3   Mathias Frank 
                  +1   Michael Albasini 
                 -50   Rafal Majka 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:14   Wilco Kelderman 
               +0:10   Vincenzo Nibali 
               +0:10   Simon Spilak 
               +0:10   Rui Alberto Faria da Costa 
               +0:10   Przemyslaw Niemiec 
               +0:10   Frank Schleck 
               +0:10   Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez 
               -0:03   Maxime Monfort 
               -3:28   Mathias Frank 
               -4:00   Thomas Voeckler 
               -4:00   Rafal Majka 
               -4:00   Lieuwe Westra 
               -6:51   Andy Schleck 
               -9:40   Michael Albasini 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Geraint Thomas                        18:14:25         (was 5th at 0:21)
                   2  John Degenkolb                            0:03         (was 1st at 0:00)
                   3  Tom  Slagter                              0:04         (was 46th at 0:29)
                   4  Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil                    0:08         (was 4th at 0:18)
                   5  Samuel Dumoulin                           0:12         (was 9th at 0:22)
                   6  Wilco Kelderman                           0:15         (was 32nd at 0:29)
                   7  Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez             0:17         (was 15th at 0:27)
                   8  Zdenek Stybar                             0:19         (was 22nd at 0:29)
                   9  Cyril Gautier                             0:19         (was 21st at 0:29)
                  10  Arnold Jeannesson                         0:19         (was 20th at 0:29)
                   .....
                  12  Vincenzo Nibali                           0:19         (was 25th at 0:29)
                   .....
                  14  Rui Alberto Faria da Costa                0:19         (was 35th at 0:29)
                  15  Simon Spilak                              0:19         (was 34th at 0:29)
                   .....
                  31  Maxime Monfort                            0:32         (was 40th at 0:29)
                   .....
                  53  Frank Schleck                             1:39         (was 109th at 1:49)
                   .....
                  55  Przemyslaw Niemiec                        1:39         (was 112nd at 1:49)
                   .....
                  73  Mathias Frank                             4:08         (was 76th at 0:40)
                   .....
                  78  Rafal Majka                               4:29         (was 28th at 0:29)
                   .....
                  97  Lieuwe Westra                             5:49         (was 107th at 1:49)
                   .....
                 131  Thomas Voeckler                          10:14         (was 137th at 6:14)
                   .....
                 152  Andy Schleck                             15:49         (was 152nd at 8:58)
                   .....
                 162  Michael Albasini                         22:21         (was 163rd at 12:41)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  John Degenkolb                              39         (unchanged)
                   2  Nacer Bouhanni                              28         (unchanged)
                   3  Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil                      20         (was 3rd with 17 points)
                   4  Moreno Hofland                              16         (unchanged)
                   5  Tom Jelte Slagter                           15         (was 0 points)
                   6  Geraint Thomas                              13         (was 28th with 1 points)
                   7  Alexander Kristoff                          12         (was 6th with 12 points)
                   8  Matthew Harley Goss                         12         (was 7th with 12 points)
                   9  Bryan Coquard                               10         (was 8th with 10 points)
                  10  Wilco Kelderman                              9         (was 0 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Valerio Agnoli                              12         (was 0 points)
                   2  Christophe Laborie                           9         (was 1st with 9 points)
                   3  Tom Jelte Slagter                            7         (was 0 points)
                   4  Perrig Quemeneur                             6         (was 4th with 3 points)
                   5  Geraint Thomas                               5         (was 0 points)
                   6  Romain Feillu                                4         (was 2nd with 4 points)
                   7  Aleksejs Saramotins                          4         (was 3rd with 4 points)
                   8  Wilco Kelderman                              3         (was 0 points)
                   9  Laurent Didier                               3         (was 0 points)
                  10  Jesus Herrada Lopez                          3         (was 0 points)
            
           Retirements to date :                                           Stage
              Matti Breschel (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo                                4 <<<
              Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team     3
              Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto Belisol                               3
              Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team                          3
              Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team                         1
            Total retirements : 5