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Jungels takes lead with win on Tour Colombia 4th stage

Medellín (Colombia) (AFP) – Luxembourg’s Bob Jungels broke the locals’ hegemony on the Tour Colombia on Friday, securing the overall lead after winning the 144km fourth stage around Medellin. The 26-year-old Deceuninck-Quick Step rider simply rode away from a reduced peloton in the final kilometer

Hodeg takes Tour Colombia stage and overall lead

Medellín (Colombia) (AFP) – Colombian Alvaro Hodeg took over the orange leader’s jersey at the Tour Colombia after winning Wednesday’s second stage in La Ceja. The 22-year-old Deceuninck-Quick Step sprinter relieved his more decorated compatriot Rigoberto Uran of the overall race lead thanks

Froome up against altitude on season debut in Colombia

Medellín (Colombia) (AFP) – Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will have his work cut out dealing with the altitude when he tackles the Tour Colombia starting on Tuesday, his rivals and team-mate said. “Having Froome will be interesting because, apart from the rivalry, we’ll see how

Froome up against altitude on season debut in Colombia

Medellín (Colombia) (AFP) – Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will have his work cut out dealing with the altitude when he tackles the Tour Colombia starting on Tuesday, his rivals and team-mate said. “Having Froome will be interesting because, apart from the rivalry, we’ll see how

Geraint Thomas to skip Giro to focus on Tour de France

Geraint Thomas has confirmed he will miss the Giro d’Italia to be “in the best shape possible” for the defence of his Tour de France crown. Last year Thomas, 32, followed in the footsteps of Team Sky teammate Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins, becoming the third Briton to win the Tour.