Mark Cavendish won his third stage on the 2021 Tour de France on Tuesday to move within one of Eddy Merckx’s all-time record of 34 victories but said he is motivated more by inspiring people to overcome difficulties.
Defending champion and runaway leader Tadej Pogacar said Monday he was straining at the leash to test himself to the limit on the six remaining stages on the Tour de France. In contrast to most of his rivals Monday the 22-year-old
The Team Emirates leader began his attack 30.5km from the finish, with 2km to go before the top of the Col de Romme ascent (8.8km) in the rain, after some excellent preparation work by his teammates.
Tadej Pogacar was poised to win a second consecutive Tour de France title as Slovenian retained his overall lead following the final time trial, a 30.8-km solo effort from Libourne on Saturday.
Pogacar is on course to retain his Tour De France title, barring a catastrophe, with a huge of lead of six minutes. He also completed the third stage victory in this edition of the Tour.
Matej Mohoric posted a second Tour de France stage win after surging solo from a breakaway group with a darting attack on Friday. Mohoric, who rides for the Bahrain Victorious team, made his move with 26 kilometers (16 miles) left and produced a tremendous individual effort after spending
In a new and modern era of inclusivity for the sport, the Emirati squad will emulate fellow World Tour teams Trek-Segafredo, Jumbo-Visma and Movistar in having a successful women’s team alongside their men’s team.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mansour congratulated the team and the federation’s administrative and technical personnel for the results they achieved in recent tournaments, lauding the distinguished performances of the team’s competitors and wishing them further successes.