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VUELTA’21 Stage 1: Roglič Right Into Red!

Primoz Roglič started the 2021 Vuelta a España in the same way as he finished the 2020 Spanish Grand Tour - In the red jersey. It looked like the young Astana-Premier Tech rider, Alex Aranburu would take the win, but the Olympic time trial champion came up with a storming ride for the stage and overall lead.

Clásica San Sebastián’21: Powerful Powless Pounces!

At the end of a wet day in the Basque Country, Neilson Powless out-sprinted Matej Mohrič and Mikkel Frølich Honoré. EF set the win up for Powless with an attack from Simon Carr to spearhead the winning break of five riders. A late crash split the group and Powless won the sprint in San Sebastián.

OLYMPICS’21 Men’s Road Race: Champion Carapaz!

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.

TOUR’21 Stage 20: Wonderful Wout, Tour for Tadej!

Saturday's time trial went to Jumbo-Visma's Wout van Aert, taking his second 2021 Tour stage victory after the Mont Ventoux win. His teammate Jonas Vingegaard was second on the stage and held his runner-up place overall. Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) finished safely to make sure of his overall victory in Paris on Sunday.

TOUR’21 Stage 18: Double Pogačar Domination!

Two stages in a row and the King of the Mountains jersey to add to the yellow and the white, yes, that's the Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) 2021 Tour domination. In a repeat of the finalé of stage 17, the Slovenian jumped in the last uphill metres for the stage win... and made it look easy.

TOUR’21 Stage 17: Pogačar Pounces on Portet!

After a game of cat and mouse between Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) and Richard Carapaz (INEOS Grenadiers), the yellow jersey despatched his closest rivals for the stage win on the Col du Portet. Vingegaard was second and now has 4 seconds on Carapaz on the overall standings.