Peter Sagan keeping his cool despite winless streak

The world champion says it's hard to find himself in winning situations with other riders working against him

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World champion Peter Sagan still lacks his first win in the rainbow jersey. It is not as bad as last year, when he went nine months without a victory, but the expectation is growing.

Team Tinkoff's Sagan placed second three times so far this year: once in San Luis, once in the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and once in this week's Tirreno-Adriatico in Italy. When Steve Cummings (Dimension Data) won on Saturday, he was close again in seventh, but still seemingly light-years away.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.