Category: Simon Yates

Yates brothers to skip Vuelta; Chaves to lead Mitchelton-Scott

The Australian team will race for the podium with Chaves; defending champion Simon Yates decides to miss the Spanish grand tour.

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Vuelta boss betting big names will show up

Despite some key names missing, Vuelta officials are hopeful the race will pack the same punch that fans have grown accustomed to

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Tour de France: Simon Yates takes second stage win as Julian Alaphilippe cracks

Pinot powered to second place, Thomas faltered and then rallied, while Alaphilippe finally showed weakness, losing time but holding on to the yellow jersey.

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Simon Yates sprints to fine stage 12 victory as Tour reaches Pyrenees

• British rider outwits fellow escapees on first Pyrenean stage
• Alaphilippe still in yellow, with leaders finishing together

Simon Yates, winner of the 2018 Vuelta a España, sprinted to victory ahead of Gregor Mühlberger of Austria and Pello Bilbao of Spain on the 209.5km 12th stage of the Tour de France from Toulouse to Bagneres-de-Bigorre in the French Pyrenees.

The trio were the last remaining riders from a huge 42 rider break that escaped with 170km of the stage left and slowly dwindled in numbers over the first category climbs of the Col de Peyresourde and Hourquette d’Ancizan.

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Tour de France stage 12: Simon Yates wins from the break; GC battle sees stalemate

Yates won the three-man sprint after being in the breakaway all day. Behind, the GC contenders called a truce before tomorrow’s decisive time trial.

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Clinchers at the big show? Riders experiment with tires at Tour de France

Mitchelton-Scott’s Simon Yates may run clinchers at the Tour. What does this mean for tubular tires in years to come?

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Yates brothers headline strong team with big Tour ambitions

Adam Yates returns to the Tour de France as Mitchelton-Scott’s GC favorite. HIs chief lieutenant will be his brother, Simon.

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Yates, Mitchelton-Scott to regroup following ‘heartbreaking’ Giro d’Italia

With no major health problems or crashes, Simon Yates will try to understand what went wrong at the Giro d’Italia

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Bookwalter forced to abandon Giro, Yates plugs on

American rider withdraws from Giro d’Italia for health reasons. His departure leaves a hole in Simon Yates’ Mitchelton-Scott team

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Final week hero: Could Yates do a Froome?

Simon Yates was the victim of a final week ambush in the 2018 Giro. This year, he’s the most likely candidate to instigate such a move

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