DIGNE-LES-BAINS, France — A brief look at Saturday's 14th stage of the Tour de France:

Stage: A 120.9-mile, mildly hilly ride from Nimes to Digne-les-Bains in hot temperatures.

Winner: Oscar Freire of Spain won a sprint finish. Leonardo Duque of Colombia was second, and veteran sprinter Erik Zabel of Germany was third. All clocked 4 hours, 13 minutes, 8 seconds.

Yellow jersey: Cadel Evans of Australia kept the yellow jersey and remains one second ahead of Frank Schleck of Luxembourg and 38 seconds ahead of Christian Vande Velde of the United States.

Next: Today's 15th stage takes riders into the high Alps with the first of three grueling stages, a 113.7-mile trek from Embrun to the Italian ski resort of Prato Nevoso.