No Sappada ambush likely in Giro d’Italia where Tadej Pogačar has already had final word - Stage 19 preview

Tadej Pogačar’s Giro d'Italia press conference in Padua on Thursday began with the usual, cheerful invitation from the moderator – “Questions from the press room?” – but an uneasy silence followed. After almost three weeks of total hegemony, there seems to precious little else the maglia rosa can say about the race at this point.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.

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