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UAE Tour concludes with mass sprint in Abu Dhabi

Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) won the final stage of the UAE Tour, sprinting to victory ahead of Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quickstep) and Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain-Victorious). Tadej Pogacar (UAE-Emirates) won the race overall. The final stage of the UAE Tour was a 145km loop around Abu Dhabi, with a flat final run towards Abu Dhabi Breakwater. Team Qhubeka ASSOS were rallying around Giacomo Nizzolo for the final dash to the line. Some of the early racing saw crosswinds split the race with around 60km to go. Max Walscheid made the front split of 20-odd riders for Team Qhubeka ASSOS, but with a change in direction, the race all.

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Nizzolo edging ever closer to another win, places 6th on stage 6 of UAE Tour

Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quickstep) won stage 6 of the UAE Tour, sprinting to the victory on the famous Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. Team Qhubeka ASSOS sprint ace, Giacomo Nizzolo placed 6th on stage 6 of the UAE Tour. The European champion found himself at the front of the sprinting pack a few meters too soon, as the 165km stage came down to a mass sprint finish. The UAE Tour will reach its conclusion tomorrow, as the final stage will be contested over a 147km route around Abu Dhabi. Another mass sprint will be expected, with a flat run to the line finishing outside Abu Dhabi.

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Clarke relishing Royal Bernard Drome Classic title defence

Simon Clarke will lead Team Qhubeka ASSOS’ charge in two races in France this weekend, which will include a strong defence of his title at the Royal Bernard Drome Classic on Sunday. The Australian rode to a sensational win beating Warren Barguil and Vincenzo Nibali, in very tough conditions in 2020, and says that he feels preparations have gone well as he looks to the upcoming 179km race. That will be preceded by the Faun-Ardèche Classic (171.1km) on Saturday, a race that includes nearly 3000m of elevation and has Remi Cavagna as the defending champion. Clarke’s experience will be complemented by the inclusion of Fabio.

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Lasse Norman Hansen makes breakaway of the day

Jonas Vingegaard (Team Jumbo-Visma) won stage 5 of the UAE Tour ahead of race leader Tadej Pogacar (UAE Emirates), with Adam Yates (INEOS Grenadiers) placing 3rd. Stage 5 of the UAE Tour was the last chance for the climbers at this year’s race, as the 170km stage ended at the top of the UAE’s highest point, Jebel Jais. Team Qhubeka ASSOS were looking to Domenico Pozzovivo for a top stage placing today while the rest of the team would follow any moves at the beggining of the stage, just in case a strong break was allowed clear. Giacomo Nizzolo was in a few of the.

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Homecoming for Campenaerts at Belgium’s “Opening Weekend”

Victor Campenaerts, Dimitri Claeys and Sander Armée will lead the local charge for Team Qhubeka ASSOS for cycling’s iconic “Opening Weekend” of racing in Belgium. The trio will be taking to their home roads on Saturday for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (200.6km), with Campenaerts and Claeys then also set to compete in Sunday’s Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne (199.2km). In Saturday’s race, in which Jasper Stuyven is the defending champion, they will be supported by Dane Emil Vinjebo, Lukasz Wisniowski from Poland, the USA’s Sean Bennett and Austrian road captain Michael Gogl. At this point, there is one change slated for Sunday’s line-up with Spain’s Carlos Barbero set to come.

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Giacomo Nizzolo 8th on stage 4 of UAE Tour

Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quickstep) won the 4th stage of the UAE Tour, which ended in a mass sprint on Al Marjan Island. Stage 4 of the UAE Tour was the longest of the race, measuring in at 204km. The stage was always going to come down to a mass sprint as very little elevation gain and wind had to be dealt with. Team Qhubeka ASSOS ensured Giacomo Nizzolo was well placed throughout the stage as they worked to deliver the European and Italian champion to the line. The team did a great job to bring Nizzolo into the final kilometer right up near the head of.

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