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    Wheels Roundup: The Lefevere-Alaphilippe Feud Heats Up and Other News

    Patrick Lefevere, the highly successful general manager of Soudal Quick-Step was never one for diplomacy. But now his critical fusillades targeting his struggling two-time world road race champion Julian Alaphilippe may have caused collateral damage, namely Alaphilippe’s partner, the Tour de France Femmes director Marion…

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    Wheels Roundup: Pogačar Is Highest-Paid Rider and Other News

    Which rider ended 2023 as UCI’s top-ranked performer and began 2024 as the sport’s highest-paid rider? According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, it was UAE Team Emirates leader Tadej Pogačar who reportedly earns €6 million per year. That puts him well ahead of his Slovenian…

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    Which 2024 Races Will Feature Some (or All) of the Big Four?

    If everything goes as planned, this year in road racing should be a watershed in the sport, with an unprecedented number of superstars racing against each other in some of cycling’s iconic races. Most of these riders’ schedules have now been made public so that…

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    Pogačar Sets out Ambitious 2024 to Reclaim Title as King of the Road

    It’s not surprising that Tadej Pogačar has planned a very ambitious racing schedule for 2024, a schedule that, if everything falls right, could have him potentially win the Tour de France, the Giro d’Italia, the World Championship, and an Olympic gold medal. That would certainly…

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    Tadej Pogačar to Ride Giro d’Italia in 2024

    In 2024, cycling star Tadej Pogačar is set to participate in the Giro d’Italia, a decision confirmed by RCS, the event’s organizers. This announcement marks the Slovenian rider’s debut in the Italian Grand Tour. Pogačar, a two-time champion of the Tour de France, has an…

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    Pogačar Wins Yet Another One-Day Race – in Japan

    Tadej Pogačar traveled to Japan to demonstrate his mastery of one-day races as he took Sunday’s Saitama Criterium after a long sprint, beating Vuelta a España winner Sepp Kuss (Jumbo-Visma) by one second. Retiring road racer Peter Sagan, who raced with the Legends team that also…

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    Victory for Philipsen in Singapore’s Tour de France Criterium Showcase

    In a thrilling finish, Jasper Philipsen from the Alpecin-Deceuninck team outpaced Mark Cavendish to secure first place in the Tour de France Prudential Singapore Criterium. This 60km race, unfolding over a 3km city circuit, showcased Singapore’s iconic landmarks in a spectacle more celebratory than competitive.

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    Who Are the Favourites to Win the 2023 Vélo d’Or?

    Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) and Lotte Kopecky (FD Worx) are favourites to win the 2023 Vélo d’Or as the best riders of the year. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony, rivaling that of football’s Ballon d’Or, in Paris on Tuesday. The…