Tour de France 2020 : Stage 2 – Alaphilippe fires it up for an emotional stage win

One of the hands-down favourites for the stage and the next maillot jaune in Stage 2 of the 2020 Tour de France was Julian Alaphilippe. The finish suited him, the yellow jersey was on the shoulders of a sprinter so it was up for grabs, who could bet against him? But being the favourite means being watched and being watched means you have to pick your moment to pounce and hope you catch people by surprise. Because being the favourite to win in no way guarantees that you will win …

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Vuelta stage 2: Nico steals stage, Sanchez and Sergio suffer

Stage 2: Ponteverda to Baiona. Alto Do Monte Da Groba, 177.7km

The drama was left to the last 11km of the 178km route as its sharp climb to the finish brought out the champion in one of Ireland’s favourite sons, yet left one of Spain’s golden boys with broken dreams. Continue reading