Michael Matthews retraces steps to claim more cycling ‘bling’ on home turf


“There are some very strong bike riders out there, I am not going to lie. The two favourites for the day, I think, are probably Wout [van Aert] and Tadej [Pogacar], they’re very strong at the moment. They’ll be the key guys trying to make the race and I will just be doing my thing, to make sure I can try and get on top.”

Giro d’Italia winner Jai Hindley also confirmed he would line up with the Australian team despite having COVID last week.

Meanwhile, leaders in the Australian women’s team say wet weather forecast for Saturday’s elite road race will change the nature of the…



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