Mat Hayman: More motivated than ever

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Mathew Hayman returned to racing in Australia last week having cut his 2012 season short in an effort to recover from hip surgery and be fully ready for another Classics tilt in 2013.

The Sky road captain animated the final stages of Australia's national road championship on Sunday, eventually finishing 23rd, in what was his first race back since July's Tour of Poland.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.