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Provisional starting list of teams and riders

Provisional starting list of teams and riders

[ad_1] Tadej Pogacar – Tour de France 2022 teams and riders starting list – AP As with all WorldTour races, each team from the top-flight of professional cycling receive an invitation and in the case of the Tour de France, all are contracted to compete in the grand tour. In addition, Alpecin-Fenix and Arkéa-Samsic qualified as the top ranked …

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Jai Hindley enters history books as Australia's first Giro d'Italia winner

Jai Hindley enters history books as Australia’s first Giro d’Italia winner

[ad_1] Jai Hindley enters history books as Australia’s first Giro d’Italia winner – GETTY IMAGES Jai Hindley sealed an historic victory on Sunday when the Bora-Hansgrohe rider became the first Australian to win the Giro d’Italia. Three weeks and a day after setting off from Budapest, Hungary, Hindley lined up on the starting line for …

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Giro d'Italia poised for nailbiting finale after Richard Carapaz retains narrow 3sec lead over Jai Hindley

Giro d’Italia poised for nailbiting finale after Richard Carapaz retains narrow 3sec lead over Jai Hindley

[ad_1] Richard Carapaz (centre), Jai Hindley (left) and Mikel Landa – Giro d’Italia poised for nailbiting finale after Richard Carapaz retains narrow 3sec lead over Jai Hindley – GETTY IMAGES Richard Carapaz kept hold of his leader’s jersey at the Giro d’Italia after the Ineos Grenadiers rider matched his rivals pedal stroke for pedal stroke …

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At home with the Backstedts, Britain's cycling dynasty

At home with the Backstedts, Britain’s cycling dynasty

[ad_1] Backstedt family – Andrew Fox for the Telegraph I have barely walked through the front door of the Backstedt family home in Pontyclun south Wales before Elynor Backstedt apologises for being pushed for time. “I’m getting married!” explains the older Backstedt sister. “I’ve only got until 11am.” She doesn’t literally mean she is getting …

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Santiago Buitrago takes Giro d'Italia stage win as Richard Carapaz keeps pink despite shake-up

Santiago Buitrago takes Giro d’Italia stage win as Richard Carapaz keeps pink despite shake-up

[ad_1] Santiago Buitrago – Santiago Buitrago takes Giro d’Italia stage win as Richard Carapaz keeps pink despite shake-up – REUTERS Richard Carapaz holds on to 3sec lead over Jai Hindley Mikel Landa climbs to third on general classification Santiago Buitrago​ wins first WorldTour race of career Simon Yates abandons race after winning two stages Stage-by-stage …

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Jumbo-Visma bounce back in style as Koen Bouwman lands Giro d'Italia stage win and takes lead in mountains

Jumbo-Visma bounce back in style as Koen Bouwman lands Giro d’Italia stage win and takes lead in mountains

[ad_1] Koen Bouwman (centre) won a tough stage, finishing ahead of Bauke Mollema (right) and Davide Formolo – REUTERS Tom Dumoulin helped Koen Bouwman claim his first career grand tour victory from a breakaway as Jumbo-Visma’s switch to target stage wins delivered quick results on stage seven of the Giro d’Italia. After a brutal day …

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Mark Cavendish eyes second Giro d'Italia stage win before race heads to mainland

Mark Cavendish eyes second Giro d’Italia stage win before race heads to mainland

[ad_1] Mark Cavendish – GETTY IMAGES 08:00 AM What’s on today’s menu? There’s a large climb in the middle of the stage, but do not let that make you think this is one for the climbers. Peaking 100km from the finishing line, there will be plenty of time for any stragglers to reconvene with the …

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Britain's Simon Yates wins stage two time trial at Giro d'Italia while Mathieu van der Poel keeps overall lead

Britain’s Simon Yates wins stage two time trial at Giro d’Italia while Mathieu van der Poel keeps overall lead

[ad_1] Simon Yates – Britain’s Simon Yates wins stage two time trial Giro d’Italia while Mathieu van der Poel keeps overall lead – GETTY IMAGES Simon Yates made a huge statement of intent at the Giro d’Italia on Saturday when the British rider won a dramatic time trial stage in Budapest, Hungary. Powering his way …

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'Giro d'Italia is a race that suits me – patience is key to winning'

‘Giro d’Italia is a race that suits me – patience is key to winning’

[ad_1] Simon Yates – EPA 08:00 AM Ciao! And so here we are, day one of the first grand tour of the year: the 195-kilometre first stage from Budapest to Visegrad. That’s right folks, the 105th edition of the Giro d’Italia kicks off later today and Telegraph Sport is all present and correct and reporting …

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'The UK is 15 years behind Holland when it comes to trans women in sport'

‘The UK is 15 years behind Holland when it comes to trans women in sport’

[ad_1] Natalie van Gogh: ‘The UK is 15 years behind Holland when it comes to trans women in sport’ – D.J.van Dijk-Photography Entering into the world of cycling as a 31 year-old, Natalie van Gogh was initially hesitant about competing. As a child, growing up in Nieuw-Vennep, Holland, her parents had always encouraged her to …

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