Peter Sagan: 'The Pope asked me to pray for him'

Sagan also presents Pope with bike and signed jersey

Peter Sagan presents the Pope with a signed rainbow jersey

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After travelling to the Vatican to present the Pope with a rainbow jersey and custom Specialized bike, Peter Sagan has said what the two great men discussed when they met on Wednesday, with the Pope asking for help from the three-time world champion rather than the other way round

"Pope Francis asked me to pray for him," Sagan revealed to Gazzetta dello Sport after travelling to the Pope's weekly audience in St Peter's Square.

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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.