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LIDO DI CAMAIORE ITALY MARCH 06 Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Total Energies attends to the 57th TirrenoAdriatico 2022 Top Riders Press Conference TirrenoAdriatico WorldTour on March 06 2022 in Lido di Camaiore Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Peter Sagan (TotalEnergies) at Tirreno-Adriatico (Image credit: Getty Images)

Peter Sagan will start Tirreno-Adriatico hoping that the seven days of racing can help him shake off a recent flu virus and boost his form after a second bout of COVID-19 wrecked his January pre-season training.

The three-time world champion was hoping to start 2022 in style after moving to French team TotalEnergies but both he and the team are facing a difficult spring.

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Stephen Farrand
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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.