Tour de France leader Roglic insists that he 'has nothing to hide'

Team Jumbo rider Slovenias Primoz Roglic celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium at the end of the 15th stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 175 km between Lyon and Grand Colombier on September 13 2020 Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson POOL AFP Photo by CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSONPOOLAFP via Getty Images
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Tour de France leader Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) has insisted that he had “nothing to hide” when asked by a journalist after stage 15  if he could “guarantee to us that we have nothing to worry about in terms of your credibility.”

Roglic was speaking during a press conference just a few minutes after he and his Jumbo-Visma team had delivered a ruthlessly dominating performance on the three mountain climbs of the day, with three teammates still with the Tour leader in the closing kilometers of the Grand Colombier.

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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.