Nils Politt of Germany celebrates as he crosses the line to win stage 12. Reuters
"Right from the beginning was the wind which played a pivotal role in my stage victory, it's unbelievable," he added.
Team Emirate’s Tadej Pogacar, who is also a defending champion of the prestigious event, maintained his overall lead of approximately five minutes (5:18) over 2nd-placed Rigoberto Uran, followed by Jonas Vingegaard in third, 5:33 off the pace.
“If I get an opportunity next time I won’t let it go,” The Slovenian issued a caveat.
Mark Cavendish, who is chasing a record equaling 34 stage wins, plays down the talks of Eddy Merckx's all-time record, though, now it seems to be a possible scenario for the Veteran sprinter in the stages to come.
Bach at home in the UAE, the Burj Khalifa sported the image of Tadej Pogacar in yellow jersey on its facades.
It was his second win of the ongoing prestigious tour following his victory in Stage seven. The Slovenian made a gesture of running a finger across the lips horizontally after crossing the finish line.
Egan Bernal of Team Ineos became the first Colombian rider to claim the prestigious Tour de France title with an emphatic victory on Sunday.
Mohamed Al-Murr, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Arabic Language Award, honoured the great French Arabist André Miquel, who was selected to be awarded as an outstanding scholar who served the Arabic Language and culture with his intellectual and influential works.
Dubai, the headquarters of the International Cricket Council, is all set to stage the finals of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi has a third UIM F2 world championship title within his grasp after claiming pole position in dramatic style for Sunday's final round of the series in Portugal.
Dubai Ride, one of the key highlights of Dubai Fitness Challenge, is all set to return to Sheikh Zayed Road on Friday 5 November after its historic debut last year, offering cyclists a unique opportunity to pedal along Dubai’s main traffic artery against the backdrop of some of the city’s most famous landmarks.