Five talking points from stage eight of Tour de France 2021

Pogačar produces one of the all-time classic rides as Thomas and Roglič suffer

Tadej Pogacar attacks Richard Carapaz on stage eight of the 2021 Tour de France
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Tadej Pogačar rides himself into yellow and folklore

Tadej Pogačar, take a bow. As they would say on Twitter, it’s a Tadej Pogačar world and we’re just living in it.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.