Orica-GreenEdge still hopeful for Tour de France sprint stages

Orica-GreenEdge saw its best laid plans go to waste on stage 3 of the Tour de France on Tuesday when Matthew Goss was dropped and Simon Gerrans crashed. Michael Albasini finished a fine fifth but the team lost ground to Peter Sagan in the race for the green jersey. Goss currently sits fifth in the standings on 55 points while his Liquigas rival extended his tally to 116 points.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.