Tour de France: Yates stays upbeat despite missing out on yellow

At the start of Tour de France stage 8 in Pau, Adam Yates and his Orica-BikeExchange team were quietly hoping to take the yellow at the finish in Bagnères-des-Luchon, but Chris Froome's attack on the descent to the finish turned the race upside down and snatched the yellow from Yates' young grasp.

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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.