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Paris-Nice cycling race reels from Porte's withdrawal
The Paris-Nice week-long stage race begins on Sunday in turmoil following the last-gasp withdrawal of reigning champion Richie Porte.
O'Grady: I've got nothing more to hide
Embattled Australian cyclist Stuart O'Grady , an Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France yellow jersey holder, who fell from grace following a doping admission in July, sat down with Cyclingnews in Sydney on Wednesday at the start of his national book tour of his aptly entitled autobiography Battle Scars .
Caleb Ewan better off after debut Tour Down Under appearance
For fans of Australian cycling, the name Caleb Ewan has had tongues wagging for several years with the prodigious young talent racking up wins in juniors and under-23's as well as putting in impressive rides such as his fourth place at last year's U23 road race world championships.
Simon Clarke just three climbs away from tour victory
But he is perfectly poised to leave Arthurs Seat a tour champion on Sunday, with the added luxury of having Simon Gerrans geared to protect his teammate's lead rather than to add to his own collection of accolades.