Roglic extends UAE Tour race lead on Hatta Dam

With one more mountain stage to come, Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) increased his lead at the top of the overall standings of the UAE Tour. The steep finish up to the edge of Hatta Dam seemed like a day for second-placed Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) to eat into Roglic's deficit, but instead, the Slovenian added seven seconds to his overall advantage after stage 4.

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Born in Ireland to a cycling family and later moved to the Isle of Man, so there was no surprise when I got into the sport. Studied sports journalism at university before going on to do a Masters in sports broadcast. After university I spent three months interning at Eurosport, where I covered the Tour de France. In 2012 I started at Procycling Magazine, before becoming the deputy editor of Procycling Week. I then joined Cyclingnews, in December 2013.