Reims: Julian Alaphilippe produced a magnificent show of power during in stage three to give France its first win and take the overall lead in the 2019 Tour de France on Monday. The Deceuninck-Quick Step rider gambled and attacked on the penultimate climb of the day, 15km from the finish in Epernay.
Slovenian Tadej Pogacar mastered the mountainous Vuelta a Espana 13th stage on Friday with his compatriot Primoz Roglic consolidating his grip on the leader’s red jersey.
UAE Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar, the youngest rider in the Vuelta a Espana, ended a day of tense twists on the steep roads of the Pyrenees by taking the ninth stage, as 2016 champion Nairo Quintana seized the overall race lead.
Ireland’s Sam Bennett launched a sudden attack in the direct aftermath of a mass fall on the home straight on Saturday to win stage 14 of the Vuelta a Espana at Oviedo.
Dubai: The talented Colombian climber and winner of the Under 23 ‘Baby’ Giro 2019 Camilo Ardila, has signed a four-year contract with the team from UAE. Joxean Fernandez Matxin, general manager of UAE Team Emirates: “Camilo is one of the finest climbers in the Under 23 category. He is a rider with a clear
Fiona Kolbinger won the mixed annual 4,000km (2,485 miles) cycling Transcontinental Race on Monday, becoming the first woman to do so.
Madrid: Primoz Roglic avoided any final day mishap on the Vuelta a Espana’s ceremonial ride into Madrid on Sunday to become the first Slovenian to win one of cycling’s three Grand Tours.
History was made for the UAE on Sunday as 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar stepped onto the Vuelta a Espana podium and proudly displayed the country’s flag on his jersey as he celebrated a landmark third place finish at one of the biggest bike races in the world.
With the hopes of reaching the level of Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana — the three Grand Tour events — the organisers of UAE Tour announced the dates