Pogacar and all Tour de France riders negative in rest day COVID-19 tests

Tadej Pogačar wears a mask at the Tour de France
Tour de France leader Tadej Pogačar (Image credit: Getty Images)

The Tour de France peloton was declared COVID-free on Monday, with race leader Tadej Pogačar and the rest of the riders all returning negative results in rest day testing.

The UCI announced that "All tests were negative" in a brief announcement on Monday morning after a series of reports concerning the leading teams. 

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.

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