Next generation steals Tour of the Alps spotlight from Nibali and Froome

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) and Chris Froome (Team Sky) were billed as the big-name rivals for this year's Tour of the Alps, but they've so far been outshone by Team Sky's next generation – Pavel Sivakov and Tao Geoghegan Hart – who have won the opening two stages after some aggressive racing.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.