Matthews twice tests negative for COVID-19 after Giro d'Italia exit

PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 25 Arrival Michael Matthews of Australia and Team Sunweb Celebration Soigneur during the 84th Bretagne Classic OuestFrance 2020 a 2478km race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay GPPlouay on August 25 2020 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
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Michael Matthews has returned two negative test results for COVID-19 after testing positive for the virus on the first rest day of the Giro d’Italia, which he consequently withdrew from.

Matthews didn’t start stage 10 on Tuesday after Team Sunweb announced that he was one of eight people across five teams whom had tested positive for coronavirus on the rest day, sparking concern over whether the Grand Tour should push on to Milan.

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