At the end of a crazy attacking day on the roads of Torino, Simon Yates attacked on the final climb for the solo win. Richard Carapaz finished in the chase group to take the overall lead with Jai Hindley in second place after his BORA-hansgrohe team split the race. Juan Pedro López rode out of his skin, but lost the overall lead.
Spencer Martin has been burning the midnight oil to keep an eye on the men's Olympic road race on Saturday night/morning. A stunning win by Richard Carapaz, executing a perfect finalé to make Ecuadorian history. Ten Olympic takeaways.
At the end of a hot and humid day in Japan, Richard Carapaz gave Ecuador its first gold medal in the men’s Olympic road race on Saturday. Carapaz attacked with 25km to go after a move by Bradon McNulty (USA), he then went solo with 5.8km to go. Wout van Aert (Belgium) narrowly beat Tadej Pogačar (Slovenia) for the silver medal.
Two more great Vuelta a España stages with results and video. Jakobsen to start training - TOP Story. Vuelta covid clear. The CERATIZIT Challenge, Pogačar and Deceuninck talk Tour. Cavendish to Deceuninck? Contract news. Groenewegen training, job for Sean Yates, Circus/CUBE and watch cyclo-cross with GCN.
We now only have one Grand Tour to watch in this very strange 2020 season. Will the Vuelta a España follow the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia and fall to a 'Young Gun'? Too soon to tell, but Ed Hood takes a different look at the 'primera semana' of the Spanish Tour.
Ion Izagirre (Astana) won the mountain stage to Aramón Formigal in the Vuelta on Sunday. The Astana rider escaped from a group of leaders on the final climb. Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) lost time on a stage characterised by bad weather conditions and had to pass the leader's jersey to Richard Carapaz (INEOS Grenadiers).
Sept 24, 2020 - As the dust settles on the Tour there has been a doping controversy - TOP STORY. Results from the Belgian champs and Paris-Camembert. Tour and Vuelta bosses talk, Evenepoel motivated, Vuelta riders, no Worlds for Sagan and Quintana, TT for Dumoulin, Viviani to the Giro. Amstel? Contracts. Albasini Swiss coach, Baloise, Zoetemelk. Bennett and UAE videos.
Stage 18 was billed as the hardest day of the 2020 Tour de France and it was the INEOS-Grenadiers team who gave the mountains a good shake. Carapaz and Kwiatkowski made the break and then team time trialed to the finish. The top ten had some changes, but Roglič, Pogačar and López kept their podium places.
09 July, 2020 - Lars van der Haar is getting over his corona virus - Top Story. Carapaz to Europe, Pogačar for Flanders, Van der Poel Vs Rebellin, no champs for Dumoulin, Naesen to the Tour, 8 WorldTour Teams in Poitou-Charentes, hard training for Van Aert, Chiola improves, Italian investigation, contracts for Honoré and Brändle, what team for García. Race news from Québec and Montréal, Milano-Torino, La Course, European and French champs, GP Vermarc. Tormans cyclo cross team, Jumbo-Visma and…