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Joao Almeida and Ben Swift – winners of the 2nd edition of the virtual cycling race “The Challenge of Stars”

The second edition of the virtual cycling race “The Challenge of Stars by Enel”, organized by RCS Sport in cooperation with the Bkool platform, ended with the victory of 22-year-old Portuguese cyclist of the Deceuninck-Quick Step team, João Almeida, in the miners’ competition and 33-year-old British Ineos Grenadiers cyclist Ben Swift in the sprinter category.

Jakob Fuglsang on the fight for the general classification on the Grand Tours

Jakob Fuglsang wants to focus on the one-day races and stage competition on the Grand Tours where he has the best chance of winning. The 35-year-old Danish cyclist of the Astana team took part in 15 Grand Tours and only twice – in the Tour de France 2013 and the Giro d’Italia 2020 – entered

Diego Ulysses forced to take a break from work due to myocarditis

Diego Ulysses will have to give up work for several months. The 31-year-old Italian cyclist of the UAE Team Emirates has been diagnosed with myocarditis – damage to the myocardium, heart muscle, which is usually inflammatory. As a precautionary measure, doctors recommended that Diego Ulysses maintain absolute rest for several months. During this period, the

UAE Team Emirates cyclists and staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19 in January

Cyclists and staff of the UAE Team Emirates cycling team will be invited to receive the Covid-19 vaccine during the first training camp in January. Mauro Janetti, general manager of the team, is now volunteering in the third phase of a vaccine trial produced by the Chinese company Sinopharm Group. He spoke about the upcoming

Philippe Gilbert: “For the first time in 16 years I have no victories in the season”

For the first time in his career, Philippe Gilbert ended the season without a single victory. The 38-year-old Belgian cyclist, who joined the Lotto Soudal team this year, fell in the 1st stage of the 2020 Tour de France and retired with a fractured kneecap. He returned to racing in mid-September at the Tour of