Peter Sagan and wife Katarina announce they're expecting their first child

Sagan announces his wife's pregnancy on Twitter

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With just 25 years to go until the 2042 Tour de France there could be an early favourite for the green jersey after Peter Sagan announced that he and his wife Katarina are expected their first child.

Sagan announced the news on Twitter, with a picture of him and his wife and the caption "I guess this is not from the pancakes. Life is all about love!"

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The couple have been together for a number of years, getting married in 2015 with Peter sporting a typically flamboyant outfit at the ceremony.

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Sagan announced the news less than two weeks before the start of the Tour de France, where he will take to the start line in Düsseldorf looking to win his six successive green jersey.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.