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Stage 12: Mont Ventoux Preview

Sheltering from the rainstorm atop Arcalis last Sunday, many GC contenders would have immediately switched their focus to Mont Ventoux. A rest day would follow Tom Dumoulin’s superb victory, before a departure out of the Pyrenees on Tuesday and one for the sprinters the following afternoon. 1,220 more words

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Giro d’Italia 2016 - Friday Round-up (3)

Steven Kruijswijk’s series of good days – really good days – have left him three minutes clear at the top of the GC. His climbing has been superb and he has tackled each of Italy’s obstacles with a calmness and ease. 1,490 more words

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UFC Fight Night 87 Review : Arlovski vs Overeem

UFC Fight Night 87 took place in Rotterdam , Holland on the 8th of May 2016. This event was historic as it was the first event that the UFC has hosted in the Netherlands. 1,388 more words

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Giro d’Italia 2016 – Preview and Predictions

It’s May and one of the best races of the season is upon us. Each year Italy treats fans to three weeks of fantastic racing and a lottery of weather conditions. 2,302 more words

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Eight takeaways from Paris-Nice 2016

Michael Matthews is ready for San Remo

We hadn’t seen anything from Michael Matthews this season – then he won two stages in three days. His prologue win was the more eye-opening of the two, so obviously strong and in form. 921 more words

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Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico

For the last few years March’s stage racing action has been my favourite outside the Grand Tours. The overlapping races of France and Italy attract everybody who’s anybody (almost) and act as preparation for the classics, the Giro or even the Tour. 773 more words

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Dubai Tour: Kittel vs. Cavendish vs. Does It Really Matter?

Starting next week, the Dubai Tour is entering its third year as a strangely enjoyable ‘stage race’. Okay, so there’s no chance of seeing any cat-and-mouse attacks, stinging breakaway moves or breath-taking descents, but there’s something simple about the bunch sprint tear-ups in Dubai’s selection of resorts. 665 more words

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